|

GHS students demonstrate ‘Acts of Kindness’

The Powerful N.I.N.J.A.S, Character Nerds and Team Gold put together goody bags with essential items donated by the students for residents of the Upper Room in Placerville. Courtesy photo
The Powerful N.I.N.J.A.S, Character Nerds and Team Gold put together goody bags with essential items donated by the students for residents of the Upper Room in Placerville. Courtesy photo

As part of Golden Hills School’s Character Education programstudents participate in weekly lessons and activities to promote good character traits and service to the community.

On March 1 they put what they learned into practice through the creation of Act of Kindness Day. Eleven teams (made up of students from junior kindergarten through eighth grade) brainstormed ways to show kindness and came up with some tangible ways they could reach out to those needing extra support in the greater Sacramento community. Projects ranged from collecting personal hygiene supplies for the homeless to visiting local retirement communities to raising money to support an animal shelter — all very heartfelt acts of kindness.

About Golden Hills School
Founded in 1992, Golden Hills School is a WASC-accredited, private school in El Dorado Hills offering a complete education for students in junior kindergarten through eighth grade.

Students benefit from small class sizes, individualized instruction and a diversified curriculum including daily physical education as well as fine arts and performing arts, athletics, world languages and computer science.  Strong academics together with character development and social responsibility are the foundations of a GHS education.

For more information visit goldenhillsschool.net.

Short URL: http://www.villagelife.com/?p=18090

This story falls on page "3"
Posted by on Mar 7 2012.
Last Login:
Filed under Feature Photos, News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

1 Comment for “GHS students demonstrate ‘Acts of Kindness’”


DAILYREPUBLIC.com does not necessarily condone the comments here, nor does it review every post. Read our full policy.

  1. Good job GHS for teaching character as part of your curriculum; great job kids for getting involved in helping your community!

Comments are closed



Recently Commented

  • Connie Hull: Hi Kim, Praying for your dear son, Greg, and his recovering. I remember you, Greg and all your family...
  • Michael T. Connors: Harmony Home care will be there to support this great cause. www.athomecaresacramento.com
  • Cris: Great review, though Shotgun Weddings is not a novel. It’s a work of non-fiction — though...
  • Elizabeth: Why was the judge surprised? This man has proven that he cannot make good decisions. It started in the 90s...
  • Merrilee Posner: Hi Marina, lovely name. Yes it is bad. Help us by writing letters to the Board of Supervisors, all...