Community Projects

Our students and staff organize community projects all year, with a multitude of opportunities to help neighbors in need scheduled for the next few weeks. Below we have listed some of our schools along with their upcoming efforts to serve their community. Click to connect with local organizations.

Turkey Drive
Nov. 15
6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
East, North, South and West High Schools
   Several elementary and middle schools are also participating later in the morning. Check with your school for details.
   Drop off a frozen turkey or a cash donation to support the efforts of No Hunger Holiday, which last year provided Thanksgiving dinner for more than 2,000 families in need in St. Charles, Lincoln and Warren counties.

Empty Bowls
Nov. 16
3:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Hope High School
   Your $8 donation goes to support local food pantries. Join the students and staff of Hope High for hearty soup, great entertainment and take home a unique piece of student art.

Food Drive
Through Nov. 16
Ostmann Elementary School

Collecting for Hope Ministries

Food Drive
Through Nov. 20
South Middle School
Collecting non-perishable items to benefit Oasis Food Pantry

Shoe Drive
Through Nov. 30
Pheasant Point Elementary
Benefits children in under developed countries



Holiday Bike Drive
Through Nov. 27
Pheasant Point Elementary
Collecting new bikes to help local families in need celebrate a happy holiday

Toy Drive
Nov. 27 - Dec. 8
West Middle School

Collecting new, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots

Coat, Mitten and Scarf Drive
Through Dec. 1
JL Mudd Elementary
Collecting winter weather gear for families in need. 

The Giving Tree
Nov. 29 – Dec. 20
Mount Hope Elementary
Collecting items to help Mount Hope families in need celebrate the holidays

Six Days of Sharing
Nov. 30 – Dec. 8
East High School
Collecting items for East High families in need and the Salvation Army. Check the East High website for items being collected each day.


Clothing and Diaper Drive
Dec.  4-8
Mid Rivers Elementary
To benefit the Crisis Nursery. Specific needs include diapers, wipes, formula, long-sleeved shirts and pants sizes newborn to 16.

The Giving Tree

Dec. 4 – Dec. 14
North Middle School
Collecting items to help North Middle School families in need celebrate the holidays 


Adopt A Family
Dec. 4 – Dec. 15
Emge Elementary
Helping Saints Joachim and Ann Care Service create happy holidays for local families