While the run looked a little different this year, the students were able to raise more than $20,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
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.
Third-graders helped organize and promote the school's annual collection of clothing, toys, shoes and other items for families in need.
Plymouth Whitemarsh High School students finished Spirit Week by giving back to the community through the PW Mini-THON.
Members of the PWHS Best Buddies Club helped raise awareness about inclusion through the Spread the Word 5k Run/1 Mile Walk.
Plymouth Whitemarsh High School students, faculty, and staff "rocked their socks" and raised money to support families of children with disabilities.
The Colonial Community raised $2,500 for the BCA Club Scholarship Fund and brought in nearly 200 books for the CMS Black History Month Book Drive.
Mrs. Herbas' and Mrs. Moyer's classes at Colonial Elementary School continue to perform Kind Acts, including a clothing drive for Cradles to Crayons.
PWHS ninth graders in the AVID elective are collecting hygiene supplies for Philadelphians experiencing homelessness through March 12. Learn more about the project and about AVID.
To honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day, PE families are making "back to school" cards to accompany new backpacks for the fall from Cradles to Crayons.
This winter, the team worked at a home in Northeast Philadelphia through The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter and gave virtual clinics for younger players.
NAHS collected art supplies for patients at CHOP and painted kindness rocks as alternative ways to bring art and art education into the community during a pandemic.
Senior citizens were not able to visit Conshohocken Elementary for their annual luncheon—so the students brought the meals to them.
Whitemarsh Elementary School collected holiday gifts for more than 20 children in the Colonial community.
Plymouth Elementary students’ holiday wish lists and letters to Santa will help make wishes come true for children with critical illnesses — through the work of the PW Make-A-Wish Club.
The CMS Student Council collected and delivered two carloads of non-perishable food to the Colonial Neighborhood Council—but, for the student council president, it's more than that.