Students and staff at Assumption Catholic School collected food for the needy as part of Catholic School Week.

During the week of Jan. 29 to Feb. 3, the school said, it collected 1,000 cans of soup for the homeless veterans' shelter, Home of the Brave in Bridgeport, and nine cartons of food for Merton House in Bridgeport, which provides housing for homeless families.

The week included talks by various professionals about vocations and a science fair.