Students involved in community service | PostIndependent.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Students involved in community service

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


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User