ALERTS:
Search:
Skip Navigation LinksCherry Creek School District > District News > West Middle School supports Food Bank of the Rockies
Print this page

West Middle School supports Food Bank of the Rockies

Peanut butter and jelly!

That was the answer to the question “What do most kids like to eat?”

Members of the West Middle School Student Council pondered that question as part of the school’s annual fall community service project. In the past, the school has put together care packages for servicemen and women, done a sock drive for needy families and several other worthwhile projects.

PBJ.jpgBut this year students wanted to support the Food Bank of the Rockies. They learned that the organization feeds over 411,000 people annually and often runs low on non-perishable foods that children like to eat. So the students decided to do a peanut butter and jelly drive. The response was overwhelming. West collected 898 jars of peanut butter and jelly.

“The simple act of making a PBJ feels like something real and tangible our kids can do to help fight hunger in our community,” said Liz Mulroney, West Student Council sponsor. “Our students showed incredible grit and determination in making this food drive a success.”

Posted 9/30/2015 4:34 PM
Copyright © Cherry Creek School District #5, 4700 S. Yosemite Street, Greenwood Village, CO 80111 | 303-773-1184
Cherry Creek School District No. 5 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in admission to its programs, services or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals, or in any aspect of their operations. The lack of English language skills shall not be a barrier to admission or participation in the district’s activities and programs. The Cherry Creek School District No. 5 also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. This notice is provided as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding these laws may be forwarded to the designated compliance officer: District Compliance Officer or directly to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Region VIII, Federal Office Building 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite #310, Denver, CO 80204.

You are now leaving the Cherry Creek School District (CCSD) portal. Please note that CCSD does not control nor can it guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, completeness, or appropriateness of any content contained on web sites and/or pages outside of the official CCSD portal. The information or opinions contained on these web sites and/or pages do not necessarily represent the views of the CCSD.

With access to the internet comes the availability of material that may not be of educational value or appropriate for students. While at school, CCSD has taken precautions to restrict access to inappropriate or harmful web sites. However, on the internet it is impossible to control all materials and limit all access to information that has no educational value. CCSD firmly believes that the valuable information and the interaction available on the internet far outweigh the possibility that users may procure material that is not consistent with the educational goals of CCSD.