Kids Helping Shelter Cats

For these fourth grade kids helping shelter cats started with a desire to reach out in their community and make a difference. Students at Cary Elementary School in Cary, North Carolina were asked by their teacher,  Laura Proven, to make a positive difference in their...

Kids Selling Cookies For a Cause

A desire to help the Ronald McDonald House has middle school kids selling cookies for a cause. In the Central Avenue McDonald’s restaurant in Billings, Montana, two Will James Middle School students rolled their cookie cart past people sitting at tables,...

Students Build a Food Pantry for Peers

A project to help resolve hunger in their community resulted in a decision by a class that students build a food pantry for peers in their school. The realization that hunger affected student families at school made the students at Lyman Moore Middle School decide to...

Middle School Students Create Outdoor Classroom

When middle school students create outdoor classroom green spaces, opportunities for learning, cooperation, and community service open wide. At Fremont Middle School, students in Alisa Beam’s and Bill Saeger’s seventh grade enrichment class are...