University Park Elementary School
On behalf of Team Kids and our Public Safety Partners, we applaud the students and families of UP for taking action on four critical community issues.
Goal: Fill 4 barrels
Outcome: Filled 6 barrels of food to feed struggling families served by Human Options
Goal: Collect 1 vanload
Outcome: Collected 1 vanload of clothing, books and toys for Southwest Community Center to help other families in need
• Environment & UP Garden
Goal: Collect tools and supplies to start a UP Garden
Outcome: Made a great start! Continue to bring supplies!
• Child Protection
Goal: Conduct a school wide carnival and donate 100% of the proceeds to Orangewood Children’s Foundation
Outcome: $137.60 raised. Principal Rydman met the Principal’s Challenge Goal at the Carnival too by dressing as Panther Pride! The carnival was a huge success!
Throughout the Team Kids Challenge month of service, UP students learned the power they have to make a difference for others. Congratulations to the fifth and sixth graders who served on the Team Kids Leadership Team, and for the entire school on an awesome month helping others.
UP kids are amazing!