Operation Christmas Child

Grade 3 students, and teachers at West Meadow Elementary School packed 48 shoe boxes of school supplies, toiletries, and much more for Operation Christmas Child as their service project for social studies. Photo by Rob Vogt

The boxes are then shipped to children in need around the world. Donations came from the entire school, and were then sorted and items chosen for each shoe box by the Grade 3 students. “They learn about being global citizens,” said teacher Esther McDowell. From left are teacher Carly Hoar, and students Angus Albrecht, Chloe Stewart, Aria Saini, Sofiya Korolova, Dayton Parks, Sophie Toone, and Cole Visser.