Here are some of the charitable activities that have happened or are still underway across the district:
Check with your school for specifics.
Clarke N. Johnsen Jr. High – Collected 2,600 pounds of food for the local food bank and created cards for soldiers, schoolmates and teachers.
Community Learning Center/Blue Peak High – Held a Secret Santa for students in need and a senior citizen service project
Dugways Schools – Made holiday cards to be delivered to the Salt Lake Veteran’s Hospital. They also assembled hygiene kits for the homeless from items that have been collected during the past few weeks.
Grantsville Elementary School – Held a food drive for weekend food supplies for students in need.
Grantsville High School – Gathered toys for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program and sent cards to military service personnel. One club did a Sub for Santa project for a family in need as well as gathered funds for the local animal shelter and a prothesis program.
Middle Canyon Elementary – Their staff selected a family to provide Christmas gifts to. They put up a giving tree in the faculty room and added “ornaments” with the items the family needed or requested. The school is also doing a sock/hat/glove drive for children and adults that will be donated to those in need.
Old Mill – They held their annual food drive for the local food bank.
Overlake Elementary – They collected food and monetary donations for the Tooele Community Resource Center Food Pantry.
Settlement Canyon Elementary – Decorated and delivered small tabletop Christmas trees to the residents at Cottage Glen.
Stansbury High School – Students helped create more than 500 Christmas cards for U.S. military troops. They also raised funds for the Toys for Tots program and a food drive for the local food bank.
Stansbury Park Elementary – They collected food and clothing for Veterans in need. The items are being donated to the Veteran’s Court. The school also did a classroom kindness challenge where classes did nice things for other classes anonymously for a week.
Sterling Elementary – Through a program called Loving Links, students bring in cash donations for families in need. For every 25 cents students donate, they get a paper link to add to the chain outside their classroom. They are also doing a food drive.
Tooele High School – Held their annual Winter Tree Festival where school clubs and sports teams supplied 54 families, (163 children), with gifts, decorated Christmas trees, a full Christmas meal, a $50 gift card for food to Macey’s and a few additional items for each family.