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Hoover Students Participate in The Great Kindness Challenge: One Week. One Checklist. Infinite Happiness.

During the week of January 28th - February 1, 2019,  Hoover Elementary School participated in The Great Kindness Challenge - School Edition. Presented by Kids for Peace, a global nonprofit, this is one week where students do as many kind acts as possible, choosing from a 50-item checklist. What started with three Carlsbad, CA schools in 2012, has now grown to over 10 million students in all 50 states. This positive, proactive, and powerful week mobilized students nationwide to create school climates that are respectful, compassionate, happy, and kind. Collectively, these students will complete over half a billion acts of kindness! The Great Kindness Challenge is a proactive and positive bullying prevention initiative that improves school climate and increases student engagement. The Great Kindness Challenge is one week devoted to performing as many acts of kindness as possible on campus. Using the provided checklist of 50 kind acts, students accept the challenge and show the world that KINDNESS MATTERS!