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News Brief: Kindness Week

Londyn Runk
Kindness for days! Many students and teachers are participating in this dress down week. Koehle said, “We try to be the leaders of kindness and promote a welcoming environment by doing things like our kindness week and small positive notes on lockers.”

There will be a kindness week dress down for the week of Jan. 29 – Feb. 2.


On Monday, the theme is, “Brighten the day with kindness,” where you wear neon!


Tuesday’s theme is, “Team up for kindness,” where you wear sports apparel.


“Walk a day in someone else’s shoes,” is the theme for Wednesday. Teachers and students dress alike! 


For Thursday, “Double up on kindness,” you can twin with a friend!


For the last day, Friday, the theme is, “Words that can’t be taken back.” Wear your shirt backwards!


Eighth grade guidance counselor Sydney Koehle organized this dress down week. 


Koehle said, “For students, we hope it gets them to be more involved in the kindness week by doing fun themes. For teachers, they always like to dress down and have the opportunity to wear clothing that makes them more of an individual.”

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Londyn Runk, Reporter
Hello! My name is Londyn, and I'm an eighth grade reporter. Since I was little, I have always enjoyed writing, so I'm super excited to write for Livewire this year! I love makeup/skincare, photography, going to the gym and travelling. My favorite place to travel to is New York City. When I'm older, I want to go to NYU and become an author. I have an English bulldog, a sheepadoodle, a baby turtle and two cats.

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    McKenna KoeckJan 31, 2024 at 11:45 am

    I noticed that a lot of students participate in the dressing up part of kindness week, but barely any of them are actually participating in the kindness part. So many students at this school are really judgmental and they make fun of people. But what they don’t know is that simply teasing someone or making fun of them could have a HUGE negative impact on their mental health. They just think that teasing someone is funny and it doesn’t do any harm, but actually can do a LOT of harm. I just wish that more people in this school were kind to others. Some people may think that kindness is cringe or weird, and while it may seem a little cheesy, kindness can go a LONG way. Being kind costs nothing. You never know how much someone needs kindness. I agree with Miss Koehle, I hope the kindness weeks help students to become more kind.

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      Makenna JFeb 7, 2024 at 11:13 am