Through April 29, students in Rahn Elementary Service Club are collecting used Lego bricks, which they will donate to Play Well Africa, a charity providing toys and learning tools to underprivileged children in Uganda, Kenya and Botswana.
This year, the National Honor Society's service project is to create a community-oriented 5K, The Doggie Dash.
All of the proceeds will go to Pets Loyal 2 Vets, a Minnesota based nonprofit that connects Minnesota veterans with therapy service dogs free of charge.
The Marion W. Savage Elementary School Service Club is asking students, parents and community members to support Brainpower in a Backpack through a food drive March 4 through March 24. Together, our donations will make a big difference in the lives of children right here in District 191.
Shrey Pothini, a sixth grader at Harriet Bishop Elementary School in Savage, will be one of four people to receive a "Be the Change" award from Hands on Twin Cities at this year's Volunteer Expo at the Mall of America on Feb. 27.
Each month, Nicollet Junior High School recognizes students who stand out among their peers for modeling respect, leadership, service in the school or the community, responsibility, and many other F.I.R.E. character traits essential for success in school and life.
The Nicollet Junior High Student Council will be running a food drive from Thanksgiving through the start of winter break on Tuesday, Dec. 22. Students can bring non-perishable food items to THE LINK HALLWAY BEFORE SCHOOL. For every item that you bring in, you will get one ticket for a drawing for a $10 Target gift card.
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The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District is seeking AmeriCorps Promise Fellows for its secondary schools. Promise Fellows will work with youth in grades 7 through 10 at one of the following locations: Metcalf Junior High School, Eagle Ridge Junior High School, Nicollet Junior High School, and Burnsville Alternative High School.
During a trip to Ethiopia, Burnsville High School 10th grade student Egeziharya Yilma noticed that schools and students lacked supplies.
So she decided to do something about it and created Project Pencil.
The Burnsville High School Chamber Orchestra performed for the families, patients and The Dude during the "Kids Clubhouse" show at Minneapolis' Children's Hospital on Wednesday, April 1, as part of its spring tour.