Chandler Fienhage Catherine Montgomery are holding a Hygiene Drive in the Valley Falls School District to collect hygiene products for the Valley Falls food pantry as a part of their FCCLA STAR Event. The Drive will be held January 16-27th. The Drive is going to be a grade vs. grade competition between K-12th grade, the incentive being a surprise treat for the grade who collects the most items. There will be a collection box in the . . .
On Nov. 22 the high school participated in an all school service learning afternoon. After lunch, they divided up into groups and headed out to help the community. The freshmen went to Harvesters in Topeka and sacked more than 5000 pounds of potatoes for its food bank. Mr. Bunde’s environmental class headed out for a class project at the swamps. Sophomores through Seniors signed up for projects of . . .
Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, helps farmers positively impact their communities by supporting local school districts. The program gives farmers the opportunity to nominate a rural public school district in their community to compete for merit-based grants of either $10,000 or $25,000 to enhance science education. Since 2011, over $12,000 million has been awarded to school districts through this program. In . . .