Real Kids Wear Pink at Watervliet City Schools to raise funds for a good cause!

Watervliet City Schools was one of many districts and businesses throughout the Capital Region to take part in the Real Kids Wear Pink campaign that benefits the American Cancer Society.

Our WES Student Ambassadors, with the assistance of advisers, organized the district’s “Real Kids Wear Pink” Day on Friday, October 21. Students and staff at Watervliet Elementary School and Watervliet Jr.-Sr. High School dressed in pink to show their support and collected nearly $600 between the two buildings for the American Cancer Society.

Three students seated together wearing pink clothing. The student in the middle has arms around the other two students. All are looking at the camera and smiling. Three high school students seated in the cafeteria. All have pink face paint, and smiling at the camera. One student, wearing a pink top, is holding the face paint. Group of high school students, most wearing pink clothing, seated at cafeteria table. Two students stand behind, one making a peace sign with hands. All smiling at the camera. Three elementary students seated at a table, arm in arm and dressed in pink, smiling at the camera.

The Real Kids Wear Pink campaign was initiated locally by a student in the neighboring Cohoes City School District. This annual event has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for the American Cancer Society since its inception.

Way to go ‘Vliet Schools!