School Partners with Worcester County Humane Society

School Partners with Worcester County Humane Society
Posted on 04/19/2017
Berlin Intermediate School's sixth grade students count coins donated during their penny race. So far, students have collected more than $3,000.00 to benefit the Worcester County Humane Society.

The students selected the Humane Society as their community partner for Service Learning. Students have also donated bleach, Fabuloso, paper towels, dog treats and cat toys.

Students in Berlin Intermediate School’s After School Academy “Helping Paws” club took a trip to the Worcester County Humane Society. “Helping Paws” is an after school club where students learn about shelter animals. They create skits to help others understand why animals may have to go live in the shelter, work with shelter volunteers to create “home wanted” posters, make homemade dog treats, and write speeches to help animals get adopted.

A representative from a local animal foster program came to speak with the students about the fostering and adoption process. She also brought along a puppy and 2 kittens to play with. Members of the club have done research on other shelters in the area and are currently in the process of designing their own shelters.