BHS students provide meals for families in need Posted in: News Students from Bastrop High School’s Peer Assistance and Leadership program (PALS) recently put the ‘giving’ into Thanksgiving.The organization conducted a canned food drive that helped feed 165 families over the holiday. An additional 1,421 pounds of food was donated to the Bastrop County Emergency Food Pantry as a result of their efforts. PALS is a program devoted to acts of service and enhancing leadership skills among its members. They have now led the Thanksgiving food drive for six years in a row, and PALS teacher Ian Jaschek suspects this tradition will only continue to grow.“It is often students’ favorite community service ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!