Westmoreland Road Elementary Participates in Cereal Box Dominos, Donates Nearly 500 Boxes to Local Families and Food Pantry
Students at Westmoreland Road Elementary had the opportunity to combine STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and service by participating in a cereal box domino celebration.
Throughout the month of March, students brought unopened cereal boxes to school, which were collected on a table in the cafeteria. The PBIS team kept careful track of the cereal box count and gave an update each day on the morning announcements. Students looked forward to watching the number of boxes climb week after week in anticipation of the event.
The cereal box dominos event took place at the start of Spirit Week at school on Monday, March 29 and Tuesday, March 30, to ensure that both cohorts could participate. Grades K-2 participated at 1:30 p.m. on both days and grades 3-5 participated at 2:00 p.m., to ensure that distancing protocols were in place.
The boxes were lined up along the fifth grade hallway of the school to create a large chain that tumbled down like dominos. The hallway was decorated with balloons and accompanied by the sounds of music and cheering students and staff, who wore blue and white to show their school spirit.
After the event, the boxes were gathered one last time and donated to local families and the Feed Our Vets Food Pantry in New York Mills. Thanks to the generosity of the Westmoreland Road school community, a total of 464 boxes were donated!
Thank you to the Westmoreland Road PTO and everyone who helped make this fun event possible for our students while being able to give back to the community!