While many of Colonial School District's schools were holding pep rallies for the Philadelphia Eagles, Conshohocken Elementary School recently held a pep rally to build excitement for being kind.
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.
At Plymouth and Whitemarsh Elementary Schools, students are excited about the Eagles being in the Super Bowl, but they're also seeing the event as a chance to give back to their community.
The PWHS French, Spanish and Latin Clubs held a friendly competition between Thanksgiving and the Winter Break to see which group could collect the most items for two programs that help the needy.
On a recent December morning, Ms. Mansfield was in her school bus between runs when she saw something that didn't seem right — an older woman outside in her robe and slippers.
The PWHS Anti-Domestic Violence Club collected more than 50 bags of clothing for Marian's Attic, an upscale resale shop run by Laurel House, a local domestic violence agency.
Central Montco Technical High School (CMTHS) students donated more than 900 pounds of canned goods to Martha's Choice Marketplace, a food pantry across the street from the school.
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.
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!
As the United States continues to deal with a particularly rough hurricane season, more than 100 fourth and fifth graders arrived at Colonial Elementary School (CES) an hour early to make a difference in the lives of children just like them.