Wish Week 2020

Wish Week 2020
Posted on 02/28/2020

DCSD Wish Weeks Total:


$609,039.16



Wish Week is all about students paying it forward through the Make-A-Wish Foundation or other charities of their choice. Though some schools use a different name, such as Grizzly Gives Week at ThunderRidge High School or Make A Difference Week (MAD Week) at Castle View High School, the intent remains the same: to change lives through compassion and generosity.

For seven days, the schools hustle to raise money to help families in need who are facing a child with a life-altering illness -- whether that is with a backyard greenhouse, trip to LEGOLAND, or a live performance of a special musical. Many high schools also involve their feeder elementary and middle schools in raising money, resulting in entire communities coming together to uplift and inspire.





Castle View High School 

Charity: Village Book Builders
The Sabercats' funds will help build village libraries that break the cycle of poverty in Kenya, Mexico, Nepal, and Ghana.   



Legend High School 

Charity: Make-A-Wish Foundation
The Titans helped out someone in their own community. Sophomore Allie's Wish was to travel to Egypt with her family. 



Rock Canyon High School 

Charity: Make-A-Wish Foundation
Fabian's Wish was to visit LEGOLAND with friends and family. The Jaguars also honored Wishes granted over the past 11 years.

DCHS Wish Week 2020 - Emily

Douglas County High School 

Charity: Make-A-Wish Foundation
Emily's Wish was to have a greenhouse in the backyard of her family's new house, so the Huskies worked to "Grow Some Good."



Mountain Vista High School 

Charity: Make-A-Wish Foundation
The Golden Eagles fulfilled part of Je'Moni's Wish: to see his original musical, Lost, performed on stage.



SkyView Academy 

Charity: Make-a-Wish Foundation
Another LEGO lover, Hayden's Wish was to visit LEGOLAND with friends and family. 



Highland's Ranch High School 

Charity: Make-A-Wish Foundation
Carson's Wish was to travel to the Bahamas with his family. The Falcons also watched him win a lightsaber battle against dark foes.



Ponderosa High School 

Charity: Make-A-Wish Foundation
Ethan's Wish was to visit LEGOLAND with friends and family. The Mustangs also made it a winning week for the football fan.



ThunderRidge High School 

Charity: Caruso Family Charities
The Grizzlies' donation went to the Jim and Valorhellar families to help pay rent, bills, and other necessities. Each family has a child diagnosed with a terminal or life-altering medical condition.

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