Our Youth

Small Sacrifices, Big Impact at St. Pancras School

The students from Walter Stark’s sixth-grade class at St. Pancras School, Glendale, took it upon themselves to make this Christmas season a festive one.

They spent Advent collecting money by making small sacrifices. Foregoing treats for themselvess, students pooled their money for a donation fund. Their generosity inspired their parents to also contribute.

Before school closed for Christmas break, student representatives met at a local store. They used the collected funds to buy toys for children of a family who is struggling financially.

After purchasing the gifts,, the sixth-grade class decided to use the remaining funds to buy gift cards for two teachers affected by superstorm Sandy.

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