By: Raechel Painovich & Emily Bradshaw
The food drive is underway! Minnesota Honors Society, MHS, a student leadership organization that strives to help others within the community has organized a 2 week long food and funds drive that benefits Family Pathways. This drive is open to anyone in the community and goes from December 2nd to the 13th. There are boxes in the new addition of the highschool assigned to each grade, the number of food items will be recorded and tracked for each grade to keep a record of who is collecting the most food items. May the best grade win! Money can also be collected in the office and will be put towards running food drives. As of the first week here are the totals, 7th grade with 0, 8th grade with 10, 9th grade with 0, 10th grade with 7, 11th grade with 0, 12th grade with 0, and staff with 9. A total of 26 items, so start bringing in those food items!
The holidays can be a tough time for people and families. That’s why MHS food drive Committee decided to take action. In an interview with Officer of MHS leader of Food drive Sophia Hopkins she said “ Thank you to everyone who has donated food so far, it is really nice to that people put together this awesome thing for the community to help people with hunger and those who can’t afford food, it’s nice to see it all coming together.” Food Drive committee members, Sophia Hopkins, Brady Johnson, Ean Chose, Grace Ballut, Jenna Bina, and Jacob France as well MHS coordinator Mrs. Vicksrom. The goal is 200 food items as well as raising $200 for our local food shelf.
Today, Friday December 6th it is hat day! Bring one food item or $1 to wear your hat in class all day and receive a sticker in the cafeteria before school or see Mrs. Vickstrom. In addition, staff can bring in $2 to wear jeans for the day. MHS members will come around first hour to gather the money.
Keep bringing in those food items so we can reach or goal!