Blog Topic: FOR CLUB - End of the Year Celebrations

How one school started a chain reaction at other local schools

Jason Appel and Andrea Correia, the Math Teachers and Chain Reaction Club Advisors from Barrington High School in Rhode Island, submitted the content for this recent Day Without Hate event held at their school. "In preparation for this event, we visited each school in our district, three K-3 elementaries, a 4-5, our middle school, and of course our high school." Read more about this "chain reaction" event.


How two schools linked chains to span between the two buildings

If you're looking for ideas on how to set goals for your school's (acts of kindness) chain links, then learn how one school increased their chain links goal each year and expanded it into the community. Eggert Elementary school in New York changed their school culture to a kindness and a compassion culture. It inspired another neighboring elementary school, South Davis Elementary, to join them. Rachel's Challenge heard about this chain link goal and went to New York to see their end of the year celebration. Watch the video below to see their Rachel's Rally in action.

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A unique end of the year "Rachel's Rally"

We recently heard about a schoold district in Texas that was having a unique type of end of the year Rachel's Rally. We caught up with the school district and interviewed Emberly Hill, the Director of Guidance and Counseling for GCISD (Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District). She described what her school district collectively does to celebrate all the acts of kindness that has happened in the past school year.

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