Middle school students got a lesson in giving. Student from the South Middle School collected 2,200 cans to donate to the Salvation Army. They had been collecting cans since the first of November. There are over 500 children from the sixth, seventh and eight grades that helped out. If you would like to donate to the Salvation Army they are located at 320 East 8th Street in Joplin or you can call them at 624-4528.