Sisters Academy students recognized for community service work

By | September 5, 2019


RAVENS GAME THIS SUNDAY. LACEE: THESE YOUNG LADIES ARE
HARD AT WORK IN THE CLASSROOM,
BUT THEY OFTEN TRAVEL OUTSIDE OF
SCHOOL TO HELP OTHERS IN THEIR
COMMUNITIES.>>THERE ARE THINGS YOU CAN’T
LEARN INSIDE OF THE CLASSROOM. THEY LEARN THOSE LIFE SKILLS. LACEE: IT STARTS IN 5TH GRADE,
HELPING OUT WITH THE INTERFAITH
PANTRY AT ST. CLEMMONS PARISH.>>THEY HELPED TO PREPARE
BACKPACKS FOR THE WEEKENDS SO
THAT STUDENTS THAT QUALIFY FOR
FREE AND REDUCED LUNCH THEY HAVE
BREAKFAST AND LUNCH ON THOSE
WEEKENDS. LACEE: THE 5TH GRADERS ALSO LEAD
THE SCHOOL’S BOX TOPS FOR
EDUCATION PROGRAM. THEN IN 6TH GRADE THEY LEND A
HAND, OR A LAUGH, AT COURSEY
STATION SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY,
>>SO THEY DO THINGS LIKE
SINGING CHRISTMAS CAROLS OR
MAKING EASTER EGGS. LACEE: THE GIRLS REALLY GET
EXCITED ABOUT THEIR 7TH GRADE
SERVICE PROJECT.>>WE GO TO PAUL’S PLACE, WHICH
IS ONE OF OUR FAVORITES, IN
WHICH WE HELP THOSE PEOPLE WHO
ARE IN NEED AND A LOT OF
HOMELESS PEOPLE AND WE JUST LOVE
PUTTING SMILES ON THEIR FACES.>>YOU HELP THEM FIND CLOTHES,
AND FEEDING THEM, AND WHEN THEY
SAY THANK YOU THEY REALLY MEAN
IT. LACEE: THEY ALSO BRING HOLIDAY
CHEER BY FINDING GIFTS THAT
EVERYONE CAN AFFORD.>>THE 8TH GRADE LEADS A
CHRISTMAS SALE WHERE A LOT OF
PEOPLE DONATE ITEMS, OR WE JUST
FIND ITEMS TO SELL FOR LIKE
CHEAPER, $.50 AND STUFF LIKE
THAT. LACEE: SHAPING THESE YOUNG
LADIES INTO ACTIVE, INVOLVED
YOUNG WOMEN.>>THEY JUST GET INSTILLED IN
THEM A LOVE OF SERVICE THAT THEY
CAN CARRY WITH THEM BEYOND THIS
SCHOOL. LACEE: REPORTING IN SOUTHWEST
BALTIMORE, LACEE GRIFFITH, WBAL
TV 11 NEWS. ASHLEY: THIS WEEK WE ALSO
RECOGNIZE MONTGOMERY COUNTY
RECREATION FOR ITS DEDICATION TO
SERVING OTHERS. THE MEMBERS WILL ALSO SIT IN AN
HONOR ROW SUNDAY. THE YOUTH VOLUNTEERS HELP TO
INCLUDE INDIVIDUALS WITH
DISABILITIES INTO ALL
RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES. HERE ARE SOME PICTURES OF THEM
DOING JUST THAT. GIVING THEM EQUAL ACCESS AND
SUPPORT TO ENSURE THAT EVERYONE
IN THE PROGRAMS HAVE FUN AND
POSITIVE SOCIAL EXPERIENCE

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