What Are You Grateful For?

Throughout the year, we get to celebrate, or show how grateful we are, for certain people and things on holidays. On some holidays, kids get to stay home from school, and parents get the day off work. Those are great days for the whole family to hang out together, celebrating! On Arbor Day and Earth…
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Rachel’s Challenge – Counter Bullying With Acts Of Kindness

The community is invited to Rachel’s Challenge.  What is Rachel’s Challenge?  It is a powerful assembly and training program for schools.  Rachel Scott was the first victim of the Columbine shootings in 1999.  Rachel’s Challenge exists to equip and inspire individuals to replace acts of violence, bullying and negativity with acts of respect, kindness and…
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Choose Kindness

Check out this story, “Program at East Grand Forks middle school urges students to choose kindness” in the Wednesday, 9/19/12 Grand Forks Herald by reporter Pamela Knudson. You can also find coverage of it on WDAZ TV http://www.wdaz.com/event/article/id/15113/group/Reporter%20Stories/ Program at East Grand Forks middle school urges students to choose kindness Students were urged to improve their school’s…
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Bullying – What Educators Can Do About It

Bullying: What Educators Can Do About It is a resource developed particularly for elementary school teachers. The guide includes activities and tips about what teachers can do to prevent or stop bullying. As part of this guide there is an annotated bibliography of children’s books related to the topic of bullying. A PowerPoint presentation about bullying is available…
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Kindness, Josh Duhamel And The Black Eyed Peas

Black Eyed Peas I was in Minot this past weekend visiting family and heard the Black Eyed Peas are going to do a flood benefit concert in Minot on September 3 at the ND State Fairgrounds.  Tickets go on sale on Aug. 12 for the price of $100.  In case you didn’t know, Josh Duhamel…
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