District News ➤ Article 8228
Thumbnail Image for Article 8228The Great Kindness Challenge
Posted Date: 01/25/2017

MPS Character Initiative will sponsor The Great Kindness Challenge at schools this week. Schools have several events planned including a presentation by Mayor Bob Coburn at Grant Foreman. As part of the Kindness Challenge, 5th grade students at Sadler Arts Academy were book buddies to 1st grade students (see below). For more information about The Great Kindness Challenge and ideas for implementing in your school, visit http://thegreatkindnesschallenge.com/.

Ideas for Celebrating The Great Kindness Challenge at Your School

  • Smile at 25 people (or everyone!)
  • Pick up 10 pieces of trash on your campus
  • Tell a joke and make someone smile
  • Learn something new about your teacher or classmates
  • Say thank you to the school support staff
  • Read a book to someone younger than you
  • Help your teacher with a needed task
  • Be on time for school!
  • Invite a new friend to play
  • Be kind to yourself and have a healthy snack
  • Thank your bus driver
  • Learn to say hello in new languages
  • Compliment 5 people today
  • Step up for someone in need
  • Shake a hand, make a friend
  • Try a restorative circle