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Featured School :: Heritage School

The dawn of social media has created a unique challenge with our youth. The anonymity of online interactions has made it far easier for kids to be cruel to each other without seeing the effects first hand. Seeing the developing issues stemming from cyber bullying amongst her fourth graders, Heritage School Principal Kathleen Pastore began […]

Featured School :: Orchard Elementary School

When Orchard Elementary School parent Melissa noticed adults in her Ridgewood, New Jersey community acting in unkind ways towards each other, she knew that something had to be done. She had spoken with her own three children about the need for kindness in our society, but dreamed of bringing the message to her community on […]

In Pursuit of Justice

Our country is in pain. I wonder how deep our national sadness will go and how long it will last. We were already struggling greatly as a nation with a worldwide pandemic, a bleak economic outlook, an unprecedented number of folks out of work and unable to put food on their table, and division and […]

Letter for Choose To Be Nice Schools

This is a letter we sent to our Choose To Be Nice Schools. We know everyone is facing extreme challenges with the coronavirus and need for social distancing. We want to encourage families as they navigate this uncharted landscape. We know you will come up with great ideas and ways to support each other. (more…)