Saint Peter Catholic School was honored with the Best-Irons Humanitarian Organization Award from the City of Greenville on February 23, 2019. The award is in recognition of the school's "untiring commitment and exemplary dedication to the advancement of human rights, human dignity and equality for all citizens."
Principal Doug Jones and his wife, Mrs. Susan Jones, were at the awards ceremony to receive this honor. Mr. Jones invited the several students who were attending the event to accept the award with him.
January 2018--collected 4,100 cans for the food pantry at St. Vincent de Paul/Saint Peter Catholic Church
January 2018--8th grade students spent a day volunteering at Community Crossroads Center (the local homeless shelter) and Third Street Academy.
January 2018--6th and 7th grade students spent a day volunteering at the food bank.
January 2018--Students in PreK collected and donated snacks to the Ronald McDonald House.
February 2018--National Junior Beta Club members sold candy grams to benefit Catholic Charities.
October 2018--the school's Halloween Carnival hosted Catholic Charities so people could donate canned goods. The carnival also hosted Friends of the Pitt County Animal Shelter and their Snuggle with a Puppy set-up, which financially benefits the shelter.
December 2018--National Junior Beta Club members collected gently used coats and new hats, scarves, mittens, and gloves for their Tree of Warmth project.
December 2018--middle school students baked 4,500 chocolate chip cookies that were distributed to servicemen and women who had to work on Christmas Day at the various military bases in the eastern half of North Carolina.
December 2018--Kindergarten students and the Treble Cats (our middle school choir) performed Christmas carols for residents of Cypress Glen Retirement Community. The kindergarten students also made cards that they personally delivered to the residents.
December 2018--4th grade students collected and packed more than 300 treat bags for soldiers for NC Packs for Patriots, writing homemade Christmas cards and silly jokes to go along with it. 4th grade students also collected pop tabs and 3 boxes of supplies for the Ronald McDonald House in the James and Connie Maynard Children's Hospital at Vidant Medical Center
Weekly--students donate canned goods for the food pantry.
Weekly--students in our 3rd and 5th grade classrooms bring canned goods to make soup. Each Thursday, four industrial-sized pots of soup are transported to the JOY Soup Kitchen. National Junior Beta Club members make sandwiches for the soup kitchen.
Monthly--students bring bread, peanut butter and jelly for the food pantry.