http://pleasantonweekly.com/square/print/2009/02/11/getting-a-head-start-on-spring-cleaning


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Getting a head start on spring cleaning

Original post made on Feb 11, 2009

Fifth graders from Ms. Ferreira's Walnut Grove Elementary School class recently took part in a service learning assignment. Teams of five students partnered to perform a project which would benefit the community and instill a sense of civic duty and community service.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, February 11, 2009, 6:27 AM

Comments

Posted by G, a resident of Del Prado
on Feb 11, 2009 at 9:04 am

Good Job Kids! (and Ms. Ferreria) What an awesome learning experience for these kids. This is why I love Pleasanton; it's the pride in the community in which we live. Keep up the great work and may others see this (adults and kids alike) and do the same.

Thanks


Posted by Just a thought..., a resident of Downtown
on Feb 11, 2009 at 5:27 pm

Community service should probably be made an integral part of the curriculum for every grade level, especially for the middle and high schoolers. It'll enhance our youth's educational experience by helping others and instill in them the sense of responsibility for the greater good of the community.

Great work, Ms. Ferreria.