Student Council Food Drive
The Jackson Elementary School Student Council sponsored a holiday food drive in conjunction with the CHS Food Drive. Jackson students set a goal to collect 1,000 items, and ended up collecting over 1,700 items to be donated to the Westchester Neighborhood Food Pantry. Pictured are members of the Jackson Student Council, front row, left to right, Eli Garcia, Miranda Smith, Jazzmin Huizar and Madelynn Costello, Row 2, Gabrielle Roberson, Macey Mauke, Addison Pack, June Peterson, Rylee Juhasz, Bradyn Stephan, Luke Boyter, and Ben Bank. Back row, Lillian Dedrick, Tommy Kostbade, Jenna Bircher, Georgia Peterson, Alana Smith and Mace Redman.
Westchester Intermediate Food Drive
Westchester Intermediate School students and staff participated in a community service project collecting can goods and non-perishable food items to donate this holiday season to the local Westchester Neighbors Food Pantry. Pictured are student council members, front row, left to right, Haley Wood, Madison Novak, Emma Henze, Emi Kresal, Hannah Armstrong, Dexter Kehle, Tyler Scalf. Row 2, Lilly Hardwick, Grace Kuta, Makayla Erickson, Gracie Moore, Abby Parrish, Lux Mountford, Kaleb Farrington, Devin Throw, Teah George, Taylor Shvedas. Row 3, Peyton Lessard, Robert Stability, Ell Shelton, Phoenix Brush, Jane Maddox, Ayden Bozak, Lexi Kuzlewski, Iva Weaver, Rilee Henry, Isabella Puglisi and Mia Kirkham. Back row, Principal Shawn Longacre, Michael Rose, Olivia Sundquist, Marley Wilson, Izzy Navarro, Lily Anning, food drive coordinator Ruth Nidelchoff, Chloe McGowan, David Shook, Madison Buckley, Madeline Jakel Korine Shelton, student council sponsors Megan Sexton and Diane Schmiegel.
Grant purchases ukuleles at Yost
Music classes at Yost Elementary received a grant from the Duneland Education Foundation (DEF) to purchase a class set of ukuleles for the school. Pictured with the ukuleles are students, front row, left to right, Jessidah King, Jayden Vail, Lilianna Brown, Nicholas Jakel and Kristin McCoy. Row 2, DEF representatives Amy Redman and Brandon Kroft, Aiden Vandiver, Jaylynn Crispin, Kyliann Hill, Jakob Ayala, Kaydence Ford, Zavier Santiago, DEF Director Colleen Grimes. Row 3, Riley Rodriguez, Camren Daghy, Lucas Klumpp, Layla Leon, Brady McWhirter and Yost Music Teacher Laura Alonzo. Back row, Nevaeh Koskimaki, Skylar Burnson, Samantha Shivalec, Elizabeth Mote, Braylon Doud, Director of Elementary Learning Christy Jarka and Principal Josh Huwig.