Rippon celebrates KINDNESS MATTERS week: March 25-29

We will be celebrating our second annual Kindness Matters week here at Rippon Middle School, March 25-29, as part of Prince William County's Healthy Communities Healthy Youth Council kindness initiative.

SCHOOL-WIDE activities include:

  • SCA created posters and hung them in the hallways;
  • Students and staff participate in spirit week;
  • Morning announcements from the students with a "kind act" assignment and quote of the day;
  • Teachers can incorporate kindness into their lessons for the week


March 25-29

MONDAY Crazy for Kindness

Make your hair crazy! Wear crazy, mis-matched clothes, or crazy socks!

School Challenge: Start the day right by saying “Good Morning” to at least 15 people.

TUESDAY –Team Kindness

Wear sports attire to show you’re on the kindness team!

School Challenge: Be kind to your school – pick up any trash you find in the hallways

WEDNESDAY – Glow for Kindness

Dress up in bright, neon colors and sunglasses.

School Challenge: Make someone smile with a smile! Smile at 25 people today.

THURSDAY Be Kind to Your School

Wear your Rippon Raiders gear!

School Challenge: Give a thoughtful compliment to at least 5 people.

FRIDAY – Dream of Kindness

Wear pajamas!

School Challenge: Perform a random act of kindness today.

Ideas for incorporating Kindness Matters week into your classroom:

  • Put a daily quote on the board
  • Have students write thank you notes to members of the staff that have made a difference in their lives - post these in the hallways
  • Ask students what they've done today to be kind
  • Have students brainstorm Random Acts of Kindness they can carry out

Raiders making posters for the halls!

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