Our 1st and 2nd grade class demonstrated the meaning of “compassionate hearts” and a commitment to action in their recent field trip to the Ronald McDonald House and Children’s Hospital. In support of Red Nose Day, the students toured the Ronald McDonald facility and met some of the families staying there. They also dropped off donated items they had collected, including toys, laundry supplies, and household items that are helpful to families who are away from the comforts of home.
After touring the Ronald McDonald house, the students visited Children’s Hospital and performed in the Seacrest Studio. This studio is specially designed to entertain the patients and their families. The class performed several songs from their recent play, “The Lorax,” and were excited to see themselves televised on the big screen. Video of the performances is available here.
Students, teachers and parents agreed that this excursion was a perfect combination of service, learning and fun!