While some area students did skits and had feasts, other schools held food drives in celebration of Thanksgiving.
Clay City Elementary, first-and-third-grades had a Thanksgiving feasts in their own classrooms.
Clay City Junior/Senior High School had a canned food drive sponsored by the Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) and the Leadership By Service (LBS) fixed dinner at the Light House Mission.
"The Pilgrim That Didn't Care" was preformed by Emily Shorter's fourth-grade class at Eastside Elementary as well as the Ellen Packard's fifth-grade class had a Thanksgiving feast.
Forest Park Elementary conducted a food drive for families that attend the school and are in need of food.
Cornerstone Christian Academy had a Thanksgiving Program during chapel and a feast where students were allowed to bring one guest.
Second-grade students at Staunton Elementary preformed a skit.
Fifth-grade students at Van Buren Elementary had a Thanksgiving feast and invited two guests.
Students at the LEAAP Center (Linking Education to Adults Adolescents and Preschoolers) had a Thanksgiving dinner that the children prepared, pre-kindergarten classes had noodles and pie that they prepared and the 3-year-old classes had popcorn on mats that they made.
The North Clay Middle School Student Council collected more than 1,800 items for a food drive, as well as provided needy families with turkeys that went into food baskets.
Northview High School had a food drive sponsored by the BPA and Key Club that benefited the Clay County Food Pantry.