Students involved in community service |

Students involved in community service

Mike Wells and Sonya JL Hemmen

Dear Editor,

Last Friday, Sept. 27, as part of the GSHS Homecoming Week activities, all students spent the morning involved in community-based service projects. Among the projects completed were: planting of trees and reseeding in the Mitchell Creek area; painting of street curbs and fire hydrants; cleaning Transfer Trail, CDOT, the canyon trail, the parks, and the fire station; helping elementary school students in the classroom; helping at LIFT-UP; visiting with veterans at a local retirement home; and walking dogs at the CARE shelter.

A cordial thank-you goes out to the local businesses and agencies that opened their doors to the students and teachers so that we could offer service to the community. A special thank-you to Alpine Bank, US Bank and First Bank who generously donated funds to help us feed our students and staff members after their morning out and about in the community.

Thanks to the parents and faculty members who attended so many of our sports and extracurricular events throughout the week. From cheering in the stands to chaperoning at our Homecoming Dance, you are a great support to our kids.

Mike Wells and Sonya JL Hemmen

Glenwood Springs High School

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