The Falmouth Academy Honor Society asked its peers to consider the importance of service to others and how it fits into their lives. To date, students have pledged 710 hours of service to complete before the end of the school year.
In the spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday, Mr. Doug Jones’ Latin elective, a group of students led by Mr. Henry Stevens’ Varsity basketball players, and our Peer Ambassadors led by Ms. Stephanie Mastroianni donated their time to the Falmouth Service Center and Jack’s Pact.
On Friday, FA students shelved canned goods at the Falmouth Service Center. Then on Sunday, the basketball team were joined by friends and members of the faculty to help unload donated turkeys and transfer them to the appropriate containers.
For the third year in a row, the Peer Ambassadors participated in the Jack’s PACT Annual Sticker Shock Campaign via the Falmouth Prevention Partnership. Jack’s PACT was set up to support initiatives that deter drunk driving and other risky behaviors surrounding substance abuse in our community, while promoting healthy, positive lifestyles. Stationed at different liquor stores across Falmouth over the weekend, high school volunteers sent the message to adults who purchase liquor that “Parents who host lose the most.” They put stickers on liquor store paper bags that read, “Don’t be a party to teenage drinking. It’s against the law.” The Falmouth Academy volunteers were stationed at Kappy’s Liquor Store where they put 3,000 stickers on bags.
Community service isn’t reserved for this holiday season, however, and Falmouth Academy students will be incorporating good deeds into their daily lives all year.