By Kim Kearns — 6th Grade Science
This past February the students and staff at the Forks Intermediate School wanted to give something back to the wonderful community that supports our students and families. We felt that the Forks Food Bank is a great example of love, compassion, community service and people serving real needs.
Our students have that same caring, respectful attitude. We want to send the message that Everyone Matters … and we wanted to show it by letting our actions have an impact in our very own community.
Together, we collected almost 800 items! The sixth-graders were the collectors, movers, haulers, sorters and packers of many, many boxes of contributions. A very special thank you goes out to our very own FIS staff member Lisa Bishop for keeping our count on track, loading up the display case and boxing up food.
She sets a wonderful example for our students and we could not have done it without her help! Thanks also goes to Trudi McAvoy, our food bank contact, who picked up our