Poirier students go all out for the food bank. Laura van den Berk

Poirier students go all out for the food bank. Laura van den Berk

Poirier students fill food bank shelves

Food drive and talent show brings non-perishables for good cause

Students at Poirier elementary coupled a talent show with a Sooke Food Bank food drive on Thursday May 15, putting the reminder out there that there is a continuing need. for non-perishable food.

Inside, the student performers engaged their audience. When the microphone gave out on Katya Silvester, her professional showmanship shined through as the reached deep into her diaphragm and sang, unplugged, in spite of the challenge.

there were a host of singers, dancers, acrobats and comedians strutting their stuff on stage.