We have so many wonderful students in our schools practicing acts of kindness daily. We are highlighting those positive efforts this month with #MSDBeKind.
Abraham Lincoln Elementary kicked us off with their kindness tree. If students witness a kind act, they write it down on a "kindness leaf" for display. Check out our video for more.
At Oak Grove Elementary School, students are bucket fillers, not bucket dippers! Watch the video to learn more about how students and staff at Oak Grove are promoting kindness in their school community.
For nearly a decade, the CHAMPS school at South Medford High School recognizes students for displaying any of the following qualities: good attitude/positive influence on others, exceptional achievement, strong work ethic, helping make the world a better place, among others. The students below are some this trimester's chosen students, honored with a "Breakfast of Champions."
"It is really moving to see the teachers give the speeches and watch the parents glow with pride. Many of the students honored at this event fly under the radar and do great things but may never get recognized." - SMHS Teacher Daniel Woodward
Kylee is 4th grader at Jacksonville Elementary School who started a toy drive this holiday season to benefit children who may not otherwise receive gifts. Kylee is an inspiration and a great example of how our students are practicing kindness daily! #MSDBeKind
Donations accepted at the Jacksonville front office throughout next week.
At Griffin Creek Elementary School, students in Ms. Douglas' class are working their way through a calendar of kindness. Every day, students conduct a different kind act. Check out the video for more. It may just inspire you to do something kind for someone today!
Students in Ms. Barber's class at Howard Elementary School are practicing kindness daily and then journaling about it. "They feel proud about their making Howard better and feel good about themselves."- Ms. Barber. Watch the video for more!
Two students at Central Medford High School organized a massive blanket making effort this holiday season to provide warmth for seniors at Brookdale Senior Living in Medford. "It makes me feel better about myself doing something good for someone else," said one of the students who led the effort as a senior project.
If you witness an act of kindness in one of our schools, tell us about it or post it on social media with #MSDBeKind. Stay tuned for more acts of kindness on this page.