THE CITY OF SPOKANE IS RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF SPOKANE
TODAY SPOKANE PUBLIC SCHOOLS SHED SOME LIGHT ON NOT
ONLY THE IMPORTANTS OF VOLUNTEERING.
BUT GETTING IN THE HABIT OF DOING SO AT A YOUNG AGE.
KXLY 4'S CAITI CURREY IS WORKING FOR YOU WITH MORE
ON WHAT SCHOOLS ARE DOING TO BETTER THE COMMUNITY.
Spokane gives week is all about showing the many ways
you can give back to your community.
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SELAH SEAL-UH IS ONE OF THE MANY FIRST GRADERS AT
THAT FOUGHT THE RAIN TO PLANT 150 PONDEROSA TREES.
SUPERINTENDENT :21 12
We have a variety of schools doing special projects
but planting trees is a big one and really just making
our community more beautiful, more attractive and
really everyone working together for the good of our
SPOKANE PUBLIC SCHOOLS HAVE TAKEN THE INITIATIVE IN
HONOR OF SPOKANE GIVES WEEK.
TO SHED LIGHT ON THE IMPORTANCE OF THEIR STUDENTS
AS WELL AS PAYING TRIBUTE TO COMMUNITY MEMBERS WHO
VOLUNTEER IN THE SCHOOL SYSTEMS.
This whole week and this day in particular is so important
to our school district becuse it highlights volunteering.
And we need volunteers in our schools.
It means so much to our students.
TODAY SUPERINTENDENT REDINGER PRESENTED MAYOR CONDON
WITH A REPORT CARD OF ALL THE VOLUNTEER HOURS FROM
BOTH STUDENTS AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS IN SPOKANE PUBLIC
The volunteer effort in our public schools is amazing.
BY DOING THINGS LIKE PLANTING TREES.
VISITING RETIREMENT HOMES.
AND HELPING OUT WITH RECYCLING...THE REPORT CARD REVEALED
JUST UNDER 80,000 HOURS OF SERVICE FROM SEPTEMBER
OF LAST YEAR TO MARCH OF THIS YEAR..
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It is exciting to see what these kids are doing for
our community and early on putting into their mentality
the idea of giving back to our community
AND THE INVOLVEMENT ISN'T STOPPPING ANYTIME SOON.
We're hoping to get over 100,000 by the time the week
REPORTING IN SPOKANE CAITI CURREY KXLY 4 NEWS.