High school students raise $3,098 for West Salem School District’s Random Acts of Kindness fund

Money raised during a penny war at West Salem High School

WEST SALEM, Wis. (WKBT) — West Salem High School students are celebrating a $3,098 donation to their school district’s “Random Acts of Kindness” fund.

The money was raised during a “penny war” the high school’s Youth Frontiers Leadership Council sponsored.

To celebrate, some staff members were turned into human ice cream sundaes, while others got a special hair dye job.

“We kind of decided that we wanted to keep it in the school district and in the community,” said senior Tessa Deal. “So it was really awesome to see everybody coming out and donating to help their peers.”

Since 2015, the council has raised money for the American Cancer Society and flood relief for the De Soto Area School District.

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