School is closed for Student-Led Conferences on Friday, Sept. 20.
Kindness Week is designated as February 25-28 to promote kindness across our school community.
Elementary School (PYP): PK4 – Grade 5
Each day students will be encouraged to “Throw Kindness Like Confetti” with special challenges and suggestions. The bulletin board by the gym offers suggestions of Random Acts of Kindness. The “Kindness Krewe” joins our Krewe of MJCS Mardi Gras Parade. The Kindness Krewe will be made up of those students recognized as Student of the Week for Caring.
The focus for each day is:
We hope families can continue the Kindness theme at home. Here are some suggestions – LINK: Random Acts of Kindness for Families, shakentogetherlife.com
Middle School: Grades 6 – 8
Each day is a different theme to help promote kindness in the middle school.
Ms. Wilson’s door will be decorated with suggestions for Random Acts of Kindness. Students may pull random act of kindness to complete throughout the week. Also, there will be a “Third Party Compliment Box” where anyone can anonymously submit kind words about your classmates or students. Student Council members will deliver these compliments throughout the week. Students nominated for Caring Global Leader, next week, will be part of the “Kindness Krewe” and take part in the Mardi Gras Parade on Thursday.
High School: Grades 9-10
High school students will participate in one of the four community service learning opportunities around the city. Students sign up for the opportunity of their choice. Families will be notified of child’s selection with permission slip.
Each advisory will also have extended time on Wednesday afternoon to design and implement a kindness plan of their choosing with a $25 budget. The high school will also have have a “Compliments Box” for students to contribute to and a Kindness Week bulletin board offering suggestions of random acts of kindness.