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Blanchet Wins 3rd Consecutive Shoe Battle

During Mrs. Bashaw's Leadership Class final via Zoom last week they received big news!  Laurie Shaw Casarez, the Youth Development and Prevention Coordinator with the City of Salem was a surprise guest and announced that the Leadership team, along with the entire Blanchet student body and Blanchet community, won the 1000 Soles Shoe Battle for the third consecutive year. Watch the award announcement here. One Thousand Soles is a teen-championed community shoe drive for children and teens in-need. Coordinated by the City of Salem, collections and awareness campaigns occur year-round.  Teams collect and donate new and clean, gently-used shoes along with new socks and new laces to win the 2020 Shoe Battle of the Schools.  This year Blanchet had help from great schools and bus [...]