• 2017-2018
    Check the announcements. We will meet for an interest meeting soon. Room 230. All welcome.
     
     
    2016-2017 Community Service Club. 
    10/14 Organizational meeting. Start cards for Halloween Goody Bags
    10/21 Make the goody bags for Blythdale and Ronald McDonald House at Maria Ferrari Children's hospital, make cards, discuss veteran's day assembly
    11/1 Veteran's day questions, plant bulbs
     
     
    2015-2016 Mostly Tuesdays in Eastview 316. 
    Welcome to Community Service Club -
    10/21 Organizational meeting
    10/27 goody bags for hospitalized children - Blythdale and Ronald Mcdonald house at Maria Ferrari Children's hospital
    11/5 Thursday Planting daffodils in the front of Eastview.
    11/15 ?
     
    2014-2015
    We will meet every Tuesday this year in Eastview 334.
    We are collecting backpacks for midnight run. Please drop off in front of the main office and 334.
    Oct 14, 2014 - dress for mess, planting if the weather is good. 
     
    2013-2014
     
    We will meet  Thursday from 2:45 to 4:20. 
    We generally meet in Eastview 334.
     
    This year we are collecting Pull tabs to support Ronald McDonald House,
    Coats to benefit Kids Kloset in WhitePlains, 
    And Backpacks  to support Midnight Run.
     
    Pull tabs will be collected in the cafeteria.  
    Coats and backpacks collection is finished.   
    The collection will take place for the month of January.   
     
    We are also supporting:
    Friendly snow flakes
    Valentines for Vets Program
    Tiger Roar Newspaper processing
    Bead making for Global Ambassadors
    Pillows for children at Ronald McDonald house 
    Tiger Roar News 5/8
    Planting garden 5/15
    Paws 4 People Therapy dog visit and collection
    Eastview Showcase props
    Soles 4 Souls shoe drive
     
    Our last meeting will be a spring cleanup and party May 22. 
     
    2012-2013
     
    We usually meet on Thursdays.
    This year's projects include:
    Halloween goody bags for Blythdale Children's Hospital (2)
    Crisis Fund school supplies drive for victims of Hurricane Sandy (2)
    Snowflakes for Sandy Hook (1)
    Holiday cards and tray favors for Meals on Wheels (2)
    Snuggly pillows for children in hospitals (2)
    Staff valentines
    Meeting with Poppy, our read therapy dog
    Baking for Open Arms shelter
    Soldier letter writing and gift basket drive
    Spring cleanup of school grounds
    Planting of the front beds
    Pizza Party celebration 
     
    We meet for 15 Thursdays (or Mondays) after school in Highlands room 363. We are open to all White Plains students in grades 6, 7, and 8 from both Highlands and Eastview.  
    Please read the bulletin for further announcements.   
     
    If you have a community service project, girl scout or boy scout project, and need helpers, or a group of students to work with, let me know.  
     
    2011-2012 Year:
    We researched and wrote letters about HR 3599 Animal welfare Act, for or against the use of elephants in traveling circuses.
    Back pack Drive - Every Backpack Counts!  Collected over 60 backpacks for Midnight Run.
    Set up and decorated for "Snowfest" 6th grade multicultural holiday party.
    Valentines and tray favors for Blythdale Children's Hospital 
    Valentines to non-teaching staff
    Open Arms shelter - baking for the homeless and others
    PS I love You Day posters
    Visit from United Way Youth Volunteer Center 
    Arbor Day program and Celebration
    Spring planting
    Spring Cleanup
     
     
    2010-2011 Year:
    Backpack Drive  Every backpack Counts -
    We collected over 150 backpacks! Thank you Highlands and Eastview! The back packs were filled with necessities and our own hand made cards and given out to the homeless on Christmas Day by Midnight Run. 
     
    Halloween Goody Bags - We  filled 95 goody bags with candy and toys and handmade cards and donated them to Blythdale Children's Hospital.  
     
    Soldier Letter Writing Campaign - We met with Mr. Sanchez, who just returned from an 18 month deployment, who told us of his experience and how we could support the troops.  We then wrote holiday letters and cards and collected toiletries to send to the troops.
     
    Service Dog - We met with Molly and her human partner from READ, who reads with elementary age children, and learned how animals contribute to our wellbeing. 
     
    Open Arms Shelter- Girl Scout Ali Tretter worked with our students to prepare delicious sedimentary rock cookies for the men at Open Arms Shelter in White Plains. We had to taste them first to make sure they were good!
     
    Nursing Home - We decorated placements for nursing home residents to brighten their meal.
     
    Meals on Wheels - we made tray favors for meals on wheels
     
    Spring Cleanup - We had a great time cleaning up garbage from the outside of the school, and then had a big party to celebrate!
     
    Community Service Club has finished meeting for this year, but stay tuned next year. 
     
    If you need helpers or have community service ideas please let  me know. 
Last Modified on September 1, 2017