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Monticello School District to celebrate Kindness Appreciation Week Nov. 11-15 with City of Monticello, CentraCare — Monticello

Monticello School District, in conjunction with the City of Monticello and CentraCare Monticello, will be hosting Kindness Appreciation Week from November 11-15. The week will be so proclaimed by the City of Monticello at the Nov. 12th City Council Meeting.

The idea came about from Monticello School District’s Choose Kind Committee, a group consisting of parents and district administration that aims to make Monticello Public Schools the kindest and most welcoming school district in Minnesota. 

The City of Monticello, Monticello School District, and CentraCare Monticello all believe in working jointly to create an ideal community to work, live, go to school, and raise a family. The involved parties also believe passionately that happiness is one of the keys to a healthy community, and that it is important to emphasize and promote intentional kindness to increase happiness and to create an inclusive, respectful community where all feel welcome.

Kindness Appreciation Week will feature a number of activities and opportunities across the district and community. Daily activities will include kindness quotes from students of all ages, as well as a daily kindness challenge. These quotes and challenges will be shared both in school buildings and on Facebook and Twitter (via @ISD882). There will also be “Choose Kind” shirts for sale ($10) for middle school and high school students at lunch on Tuesday, Nov. 12th. 

The daily schedule at Monticello School District for Kindness Appreciation Week will be as follows:

Monday, Nov. 11 - Veterans Day Programming
Tuesday, Nov. 12 - Welcome to School activities, Kindness Shirts for Sale at MMS, MHS
Wednesday, Nov. 13 - Kindness Shirt Day! Wear Your Favorite Kind Shirt. Classroom Kindness Activity District Wide.
Thursday, Nov. 14 - Classroom Kindness Activity District Wide.
Friday, Nov. 15 - District Wide Wrap Up Video (about the power of kindness, featuring student voice), Friday Send Off.

For the latest updates on Kindness Appreciation Week, as well as to see the daily quotes, kindness challenges, and recaps, follow Monticello School District on Facebook and Twitter at @ISD882.