The District's 2nd Annual Day of Service drew students from all grade levels together on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
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.
PWHS juniors Maya Hockfield and Brianna Pludo’s Community Giving project has donors give to the Domestic Violence shelter's Amazon Wish List for chances to win a $100 gift card to Philadelphia restaurant Morea. Through Jan. 20.
The Black Cultural Awareness club also raised $4,500 for the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the American Liver Foundation for Research and Awareness.
The ensemble, directed by Jeffrey Cooper, shared their talents and sang holiday carols with the patients.
Students, families, faculty, and staff donated spare change and made online donation to support children who have to be in the hospital over the holidays.
Through the Winter Break, the PE Spirit Team is collecting gently used children's clothing and coats, new hats, new underwear, and new pajamas for their visit to Cradles to Crayons in January.
Rylee McDade was this year's recipient of the Friend of Education Award, which is given to someone who makes a difference in the lives of Conshohocken Elementary School students.
From November 1-18, CMS students will be collecting items for "Full Belly Bags" for people experiencing homelessness and food insecurity.
Service Learning helps IBCP students apply soft skills, while raising money and awareness for good causes like the Colonial Neighborhood Council.
High school students will lead anti-bias and anti-bullying workshops with ninth-graders upon completion of their training.
The three-point shooting contest brought in $1,500+ and 60+ pounds of food.
Fourth and fifth graders worked on promoting, making, and selling lemonade to raise money to help fight pediatric cancer.
The goal was to raise $10,000; the school raised almost $21,000.
At the 2022 event, the students raised $32,503.44 for the Four Diamonds Foundation.
The group raised money for Musicopia through a concert for residents of Shannondell, a local retirement community.