Students cook up dinner for seniors

DOWNEY - More than 300 local senior citizens enjoyed a free Thanksgiving meal at West Middle School on Nov. 16.The dinner, an annual tradition at West, was a school-wide effort. Mrs. Maples, the math teacher, MC'd a pre-meal bingo game and the jazz band performed during dinner. Teachers and faculty helped prepare the food, while students from Warren High School's culinary program cooked the turkeys. Middle school students prepared the sides, and the art department decorated the cafeteria. The eighth grade Builders Club served food. "It was a great group effort and truly a thankful event for the seniors that attended," said Kat Clark, a foods teacher at West Middle School. "Lots of happy faces."

********** Published: November 24, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 32