ST. CLOUD -- North Junior High School students will be participating in an overnight lock-in tonight (Friday) to to learn ways they can combat issues facing the homeless.

About 80 Students were inspired to have the first ever lock-in event after they attended We-Day Minnesota in October.

About 20 students from Apollo High School will be leading a variety of team building and leadership activities.

North "We" adviser, Angela Mitchell says North students wanted to do something regarding the homeless population among students in the district.

The school is required to complete one local and global action service each year to be considered a "We School In Action."

Students will be preparing backpacks and organizing school supplies for homeless students in the area.

They also plan to tie blankets that will be donated to local homeless shelters.