Students and Staff Give Back BIG Time
SCPS Students Give Back
During the 2011-12 school year, Shenandoah County Public School students participated in more than 500 community service projects! Our students plowed gardens for elderly folks, cleared and maintained trails in the George Washington National Forest, raised funds for the American Cancer Society, walked for the March of Dimes, jumped Ropes for Heart, established scholarships for special needs students' expenses, donated money to the Empty Stocking Fund, mucked out barns at the Shenandoah County Fair, helped with literacy screenings, planted tomatoes and 40 rows of potatoes at the Volunteer Farm, donated fruit to needy families and to Meals on Wheels, painted 75 hurdles, gave blood and hosted blood drives, volunteered at the Shenandoah County Animal Shelter, supported the Farm to School program, stocked shelves and distributed food at the New Market and Mt. Jackson food pantries, volunteered at nursing homes including 200 hours at Skyline and with hospice, hosted Breakfast for Veterans, performed musical programs for nursing homes and clubs, participated in Luke's Back Pack, Soles for Souls, Bats for Havana, Project Sticker Shock, Toys for Tots, and Read Across America Day; picked up litter from 9.9 miles of streets in Woodstock, raised funds for needy families, rang bells for the Salvation Army, conducted 4-wheeler safety inspections, cleared debris and trash from the Shenandoah River and from streams, collected clothes and gently read books and cell phones for soldiers ....the list goes on and on and on! Thank you, Shenandoah County Public School students, for your service to others in our community.
Click to view entire listing by school:
/Community Service Projects 12-13.pdf