Record breaking ‘Block the Door’ event


PPJ/SHS students collect 10K food items

Students at Point Pleasant Junior/Senior High School (PPJ/SHS) recently broke their own record by collecting 10,000 non-perishable food items for the third annual Block the Door food drive. PPJ/SHS students are pictured with just some of the items collected.

Students at Point Pleasant Junior/Senior High School (PPJ/SHS) recently broke their own record by collecting 10,000 non-perishable food items for the third annual Block the Door food drive. PPJ/SHS students are pictured with just some of the items collected.


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As previously noted by school officials, the goal for the students was to collect enough cans to completely (theoretically) barricade a teacher’s door and then donate to local food pantries. Pictured are food items stacked in one homeroom classroom at PPJ/SHS.


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POINT PLEASANT — Students at Point Pleasant Junior/Senior High School (PPJ/SHS) recently broke their own record by collecting 10,000 non-perishable food items for the third annual Block the Door food drive, which wrapped up during Homecoming Week.

Students beat last year’s totals by 2,000 items and collected 4,000 items more than the inaugural year of the event in 2019.

As previously noted by school officials, the goal for the students was to collect enough cans to completely (theoretically) barricade a teacher’s door. During the first year, it was reported if the students accomplished this challenge, then that teacher’s class was canceled for the entire day and the students were able to participate in fun activities for that class period. Students collected the food items for their homeroom classrooms.

The non-perishable food items are donated to the school’s food pantry, as well as pantries at the Point Pleasant Intermediate School and Jackson Avenue Baptist Church.

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Students at Point Pleasant Junior/Senior High School (PPJ/SHS) recently broke their own record by collecting 10,000 non-perishable food items for the third annual Block the Door food drive. PPJ/SHS students are pictured with just some of the items collected.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2021/10/web1_10.23-KIds.jpgStudents at Point Pleasant Junior/Senior High School (PPJ/SHS) recently broke their own record by collecting 10,000 non-perishable food items for the third annual Block the Door food drive. PPJ/SHS students are pictured with just some of the items collected. PPJ/SHS | Courtesy

As previously noted by school officials, the goal for the students was to collect enough cans to completely (theoretically) barricade a teacher’s door and then donate to local food pantries. Pictured are food items stacked in one homeroom classroom at PPJ/SHS.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2021/10/web1_10.23-Kids-2.jpgAs previously noted by school officials, the goal for the students was to collect enough cans to completely (theoretically) barricade a teacher’s door and then donate to local food pantries. Pictured are food items stacked in one homeroom classroom at PPJ/SHS. PPJ/SHS | Courtesy
PPJ/SHS students collect 10K food items