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Compassion Matters... Pass It On! 10-5-22

The Compassion Connection Club is back! The biggest club in Preston kicked off their first meeting of the school year with 140 sandwiches for the hungry ministered to by Lamp Ministries and 40 candy bags and 40 cards for senior citizens from the Preston Center of Compassion! We are so happy to be back and have a strong start! Exactly 100 students were in attendance.  Let's go Compassion Panthers!

Compassion Matters... Pass It On! 10-4-22

On September 16th, the Preston High School community gathered in the gym to root for the Junior Varsity and Varsity volleyball panthers.  Our volleyball players took on Maria Regina High School, in tribute to Amanda Tamburrino, Preston senior, who passed away on September 13th after her difficult battle with Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Our Panthers ran a bake sale and collected entrance fees at the door. $3,411 were raised!   In Amanda's memory, all of these proceeds will be donated to the Westchester Medical Center for Hodgkin's Lymphoma research. As students, faculty, family, and guests sported their best purple attire for Hodgkin's Lymphoma awareness, there was not a dry eye in the gym and there has never been a bigger sense of Panther pride in these hallways!

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Compassion Matters - Pass It On! 10-25-17

October 25, 2017
By Compassion Panther

Preston’s Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Game ignites excitement among the volleyball players and individuals whose families have been affected by breast cancer. This game raises funds for The Breast Cancer Research Fund by selling pink shirts and hair extensions worn by members of the Preston Community is these photos.

One of our own, Jamie Skrapits, Preston’s athletic director, battled with breast cancer so the girls played in her honor. The Varsity Panthers won the game.  But more improtantly,  Preston is the true winner, fighting for a cause. #Prestonstrong 

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Compassion Matters - Pass It On! 10-15-17

October 15, 2017
By Compassion Panther

 Our women of dignity, honor, respect, and compassion represented Preston High School at Orchard Beach’s Walk For Breast Cancer Awareness. Rather than concentrating their energy in one cause, Preston’s compassion is felt by all in need, despite geographical, language, and religious barriers.  Our Cheerleaders even cheered for the cause!  A special thank you to Preston's Athletic Department and Italian Club for organizing the pink Tshirts.

 

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Compassion Matters - Pass It On! 10-6-17

October 06, 2017
By Compassion Panther

Once the calendar reaches October, the acts of compassion officially commence at Preston High School! The Italian club crafted goodie bags to distribute to the elderly community at Preston's bingo night. Also, members sold pink tickets, including lip care items and hair extension, to support breast cancer awareness.

Preston's annual food drive began as well. Last year, the Preston community collected 8823 lbs of canned goods, rice, and other food items. This year, the standard has been set for 9000 lbs among the 482 students and 59 faculty members. Students were exhilarated by a sense of purpose and duty during Food Drive Assembly Sing-a-long!

 

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