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Highland Park teaching the spirit of giving

Kindergartners and first-graders gather food for needy

 

December 20, 2017

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Members of June Welch's first-grade class put food under a Christmas tree at Highland Park Early Primary School. All of the food collected by the students of Highland Park will be going to the Havre Food Bank and Feed My Sheep Soup Kitchen.

It has become tradition for Highland Park Early Primary School students to corral their efforts into gathering food for the needy just in time for Christmas.

All the boxes that have been planted for weeks in the 16 school classrooms will be collected in the front office today before being sent to the Havre Food Bank and Feed My Sheep Soup Kitchen.

School librarian and food drive coordinator Kathryn Holt said the set goal was 250 pounds of food, a goal the students will definitely exceed, she added.

The annual Highland Park food drive is a two-part process that starts with educators teac...



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