The group raised money for Musicopia through a concert for residents of Shannondell, a local retirement community.
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.
As part of a week promoting Down syndrome awareness, high school students supported a local event for families.
The cast and crew of Newsies collected nearly $7,000 for The Philadelphia Independence Awards’ Give a Musical campaign.
The sock rolls include socks, hand warmers, a snack, and a message of kindness. They will be given to people experiencing homelessness.
Plymouth Whitemarsh High School students on the Unified Bocce Team presented their opponents with snack bags and positive messages.
Ridge Park worked with Aim High Yoga Studio to collect and distribute warm winter gear and shoes during the Great Kindness Challenge.
The CMS Student Council sold treats during lunches and raised $400+ for the NAACP.
The event, organized by staff and students, brought in 50 units of blood in honor of a teacher's child, who is battling leukemia.
This winter, the high school's Spanish, French, and Latin clubs collected cans for Philabundance.
For December, CMS Student Council organized the food drive at their school.
The PWHS Service Learning class unveiled The Giving Tree on a Tuesday morning. All of the paper ornaments were claimed by lunch, sparking Acts of Kindness around the school.
The team recently helped with The Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the ALS Association's Walk to Defeat ALS.
With World Kindness Day on a Saturday this year, several Colonial schools celebrated a day early on Friday, November 12.
Ridge Park Elementary and Whitemarsh Elementary teamed up to collect more than half a ton of leftover Halloween candy to support military families and veterans.
Plymouth Whitemarsh High School’s Cancer Awareness Club sold 400+ t-shirts for a “Pink Out” to recognize October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.