Students collect more than 600 pounds of food, blankets

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A central aspect of Catholic education is learning the importance of service to others. Today, students in grades pre-kindergarten-8th participated in Advent Service Day.

Students collect food, blankets, toys for needy at Advent Service Day

Our school community collected more than 600 pounds of food for the Larimer County Food Bank, donated more than 75 blankets to Catholic Charities, loaded up a car full of toys and gift cards to give to Realities for Children, sent backpacks to students in Kenya, gifted clothing to Homeless Gear, and more! Our students are getting an excellent education and they are learning how they can serve others their entire lives. Saint Joseph Catholic School: Education, Faith & Community for Life. Come visit us at our open house!

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About Karin Livingston

Mrs. Livingston taught at Saint Joseph Catholic School with a State of Colorado teaching license for 15 years before moving into the parish-school technology coordinator position in 2006. Mrs. Livingston was instrumental in piloting the technology aspects of the school literacy program, including introduction of the Accelerated Reader reading practice program, and the Student Teacher Assessment of Reading (STAR) program. Mrs. Livingston has been a parishioner at Saint Joseph Catholic Church since 1993. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications with an emphasis in Science from the University of California at Davis. Mrs. Livingston blogs and is the author of the young-adult equestrian novel, Winning Bet.
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