January 25-29, 2021

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Plans for the Week


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Kindness Challenge Checklists Pre-K - 3rd grade students will have a printed copy of their checklist and 4th - 6th grade students will download theirs to their ipad. There is a Family Edition checklist below OR you can download the Great Kindness Challenge app on your Android or iphone!

Buckets of Kindness We are collecting new socks and underwear for the SMAC PTA Clothing Exchange. The Clothing Exchange offers new and gently-used clothing and shoes to those within the SMSD boundaries. More info can be found here.  Each grade will aim to fill their 5-gallon bucket with socks and underwear! The buckets will be out by the Knight all week!

Monday, January 25

School to School Kindness Use the day off school to volunteer to make a poster and hang it on the front door at one of our neighboring schools! Sign up HERE.

Kindness at Home Come up with your own act of kindness to do at home!

Tuesday, January 26

We Dream of Kindness PJ Day for staff and students!

Great Kindness Challenge Kick-Off Video Watch it HERE.

Wednesday, January 27

In the Spirit of Kindness Wear BH Spirit Wear or Black & Gold!

Staff Appreciation Day Students are encouraged to write notes or bring treats to teachers and staff based on grade level. The “Teacher Favorites” page lists specific names for many of the below groups. CLICK HERE. Let's show appreciation for everyone who is working so hard for our kids this year!

                                                                                    PreK:    Teacher + Cafeteria workers & custodians

                                                                       K:         Teacher + Crossing guards & bus drivers

                                                                       1st:       Teacher + Cafeteria workers & custodians

                                                                       2nd:      Teacher + JCPRD workers

                                                                       3rd:       Teacher + Paras, aides, & support staff

                                                                       4th:       Teacher + Office staff & nurse

                                                                       5th:       Teacher + Paras, aides, & support staff

                                                                       6th:       Teacher + Specials teachers / band & strings

Thursday, January 28

Wear Kindness Proudly Show your kind heart by wearing peace, love, kindness, tie dye, or bright colors!

Kindness Unites Paperchain Benninghoven students will be helping break a Guinness World Record for the longest recycled paper-chain made with messages of love and hope. This unified masterPEACE will not only set a new Guinness World Record, it will live on in hospitals, senior centers, schools, etc. to memorialize this extraordinary time and serve as a beautiful reminder that love and kindness connect us all.

Friday, January 29

Be a Champion for Kindness Wear your Chiefs RED!


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Download & Print the

Family Checklist (or get the app for Apple or Android; search "The Great Kindness Challenge Family Edition")

Kind Coins Campaign


GKC Video starring Benninghoven Students

PHOTOS: 2018 GKC at Benninghoven