Each year at the end of 4th grade, dozens of students fill out their very first job applications. Pouring their thoughts into heartfelt essays, they detail some of the amazing qualities they possess. Hopeful hands submit their documents, and then they wait. A committee of teachers compares applications and essays, interviews previous years educators, and […]
Plenty of schools talk about the students and staff as being a family, but Grandview Elementary School takes it to an even deeper level. When students start out at the school in El Dorado, Kansas, they are assigned to a “gator family” of 12 students from all different grades and one gator mom or dad. […]
On our website, you have the opportunity to nominate a nice person in your life. Every month, we pick one of the nominees to be our Nice Person of the Month. The winner and the individual who nominated him/her both win a free Choose To Be Nice t-shirt. This blog post highlights our May nominator and […]
Welcome to spring! It may not feel like it yet (especially in Boston) but March 20 is the official first day of spring. Spring means different things to different people. For some, it may be the start of gardening season. For others, it could mean allergies and nonstop sneezing. For us at Choose To Be Nice, […]
The 4th and 5th grade Student Council members of Westminster Elementary School are excited to spread The Choose To Be Nice message in their school and in their community as part of their anti-bullying efforts. This group of dynamic students have launched the first Choose To Be Nice fundraiser at their school. The students will […]
We’re so thrilled to announce that Choose To Be Nice made The Boston Sunday Globe today!! Check out the Globe West section called People & Places. A BIG thank you to the Globe’s Cindy Cantrell for the great write up!
We had a great day at the Cambridge Carnival International last Sunday. This “Cambridge Institution” is the largest festival in Cambridge and thousands of people came out to celebrate, enjoy international foods and purchase crafts from around the world. Hundreds of people including State Senator Karen Spilka (pictured) visited our booth and were inspired by […]