The annual event presented the theme of “Travel the World,” with each door representing a different place on the globe. Each year the school collects food for North Kent Connect in Rockford, Mich., helping families who have daily needs.
Students voted early and often, bringing in 3,034 canned goods and non-perishable items for donation. One classroom per grade level wing with the most canned goods was chosen as winners and celebrated with an ice cream party.
“We are so proud of our Chandler Woods students, staff, and families for turning a spirited week of fun and school pride into a huge act of kindness for their community,” EL Paraprofessional Angie Blank said.
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Chandler Woods Charter Academy is a tuition-free, public charter school in Belmont, Michigan, serving students in Young 5s through eighth grade. It is part of the National Heritage Academies network, which includes 100 tuition-free, public charter schools serving more than 65,000 students in kindergarten through 12th grade across nine states. For more information, visit nhaschools.com.
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