Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Students Get Involved in School-wide Service Day

Palo Alto Mayor Yiawey Yeh Inspires Students Last Spring
Our Students Work in Many Capacities and are Community Assets
Paly's 2nd Annual Project-based Service-Learning Day
Paly's 3rd Annual Service Day is coming up on Tuesday, April 30th. Students who sign up for the all day field trip will fill buses and leave campus to work on projects benefiting more than twenty local organizations. Others can help with  lunchtime projects in the quad--pizza served! Thanks in advance to the dozens of parent and community volunteers  facilitating this project-based service-learning event! Below is a list of proposed sites:
  • Meals on Wheels 
  • Smile for a Lifetime
  • Beechwood School
  • La Mesa Verde
  • Sunrise Senior Living
  • Opportunity Center
  • Palo Alto Art Center
  • Palo Verde Elementary
  • American Cancer Society
  • Young Fives, Palo Alto Unified
  • Lauren's House for Positive Change
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Kids in Need Foundation
  • Book Share
  • Magnusson's Dairy Farm
  • Ecumenical Hunger Program
  • Creative Montessori
  • Lytton Gardens 
  • Peninsula Open Space Preserve 
On campus, we will host a number of drives for hygiene supplies, pajamas, and school supplies benefiting families in need. This video from Kids in Need Foundation gives an idea of where the school supplies go after being donated at Paly Service Day.

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