WFS was a recent stop on the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run, which was founded in 1987 by peace visionary Sri Chinmoy.
His simple message is, "World peace begins within the heart of each of us, and that we all have an important and unique role to play in making our world a true oneness-home. By passing the torch from hand to hand, from community to community and from nation to nation, this global relay has traversed more than 160 nations and over 370,000 miles."
As a culminating activity in their ukulele unit, fifth graders prepared simple songs to sing and play on the ukulele and took their show on the road, visiting with with younger friends in preschool, prekindergarten, and kindergarten. Everyone enjoyed listening and even sang along!
Recently, seventh grade students prepared more than 250 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, a snack, and a piece of fruit for Wilmington's Sunday Breakfast Mission, which has served the homeless, addicted, and impoverished for over 125 years.