It starts with a letter home to the families on the free and reduced lunch list — and ends with a community working together to grant the wishes of more than 400 children.
Throughout Colonial School District, students and staff find ways to make differences in our classrooms, schools and community.
Their acts help Colonial serve as a warm and welcoming place where children feel safe and comfortable while learning their academics -- as well as providing opportunities for students to learn how to contribute to the greater good.
These are some of their stories.
For more than 20 years, CE has invited local seniors for a free turkey dinner with all the fixings and a concert.
At PE Spirit Team's first volunteer night, 25 third graders visited Brightview Senior Living Center in East Norriton to decorate cupcakes and enjoy games with some of the residents.
Eagle Scout Jordan Santoli led a team of 25 Boy Scouts to build bleachers and create tables and stools from recycled materials for his former elementary school.
The Eighth Grade Red Team split into groups to work with four nonprofit organizations for a new "Community Service Day" pilot at Colonial Middle School.
Bullying, stereotyping and prejudice are not welcome at PWHS, and a team of nearly 50 students have dedicated themselves to leading the difficult discussions that can build a positive and supportive school climate. Click here to watch a video!