Update (12/21/17): The Student Council food drive raised a total of 593 pounds of food! Thank you to students, parents, staff, and community members for your donations and support! The food has been delivered to both the Baileyville and Calais food pantries today.
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(12/12/17) This holiday season, the Alexander Elementary Student Council are holding a food drive to collect non-perishable food items for local food pantries. The Student Council have already collected several hundred pounds of food and will continue to accept donations until December 21st. The student council have dedicated themselves to philanthropic work this year as they gear up for their second charitable project, the Penny Drive. The drive will begin after winter break and go until the end of the school year. All monies raised through the Penny Drive will be donated to charity.
Alexander Elementary Student Council members also recently attended the annual Maine Student Council Association’s Student Leadership Conference at the Brewer Auditorium. Council members attended leadership conferences and met with other student council from around the state.