No, it was the culmination of a fun week-and-a-half long "Randon Act of Kindness" food drive that involved the entire school.
The brainchild of life-skills teacher Chelsea Hanna, the school created the challenge to see what classroom could bring in the most boxes of cereal.
The prize was a big-time incentive - a donut party.
And the whole school, for their excitement and participation, will get a movie day, said principal K.C. Miller.
Brooke Proctor's third-grade won the coveted donut party by bringing in 108 boxes.
Hanna said the donations will be split between the high school Caring Closet, a Clintonville-based food pantry and a couple local churches. One of the churches puts together weekend food bags for Victory students in need so some of the cereal will find its way back to the school.
To better understand the scale of their accomplishment, Hanna and Miller devise a plan for the students to line the halls for a chance to watch the giant domino-like chain reaction.
There was a definite feeling of excitement in the air, by both the kids and the adults.
At one point, as the teachers were finishing the set-up, a student stood quietly until Principal Miller asked him what he was doing in the hall. "I have to go to the bathroom," he said. He was afraid to cross over what the teachers were doing. Miller, also a bit concerned the student might accidentally start the chain reaction prematurely, decided to pick him up and carry him over the display.
The teachers laughed and the student seemed to have fun
The 222 students collected 796 boxes
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