Giving Back: How North Hills Students & Staff Help Others

North Hills students and staff donated thousands of items and helped to raise thousands of dollars for those in need.

Across North Hills School District, various students and student organizations and staff participated in service activities throughout the holiday season.

In total their donations – both financial and in-kind, to numerous charitable organizations totaled more than $20,000. Throughout Christmas week, we have been highlighting some of the charitable efforts of North Hills students and staff:

  • West View Elementary students and staff contributed 120 Blessing Mixes, snack packs filled with items that have a symbolic message, to area veterans’ hospitals.
  • North Hills Junior High School Student Council and paraprofessional Linda Thompson spearheaded a giving campaign for junior high students and staff across the district raising $1,000 for Engine Company 154 in Staten Island, New York.
  • Highcliff Elementary School students and teacher Suheir Pfeil led an additional campaign gathering $500 and 300 hats, gloves and other items for general Hurricane Sandy relief to help those wholost everything stay warm this winter.
  • North Hills School District students and staff contributed more than $700 to Hurricane Sandy relief for the Engine Company 154 in Staten Island.
  • North Hills Senior High School’s Hands For Service Club collected $618 to help relief efforts in areas hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy.

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