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QUESTION:
How can youmake
theworld a better place?
Tracey Gamble '95
Alumna
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them that, when it comes to helping others, they
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Emily Ciocca '16
High school senior
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and by helping to educate others to eliminate
ignorance."
Yaduel Sebhatu
Elementary third grader
"By making people laugh!"
Jackson Szarzanowicz
Montessori elementary first year
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they don't get hurt."
Kathleen Graber McHale '85
Parent/alumna/staff
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that are wide-reaching and make a positive
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smile."
SpreadingKindness
Theoriginof thequestion:
by JoannaBatt
This summer, theentireacademy
exploredourMiddleStates themeand
pushed theoldest, butmostnecessary,
agenda in thebook: kindness. All
faculty, staffandparentsparticipated
in this initiativeatdifferent levels,
reading
TheGivingTree
byShel
Silverstein,
Stargirl
by JerrySpinelli,
and
Wonder
byR.J. Palacio.
Students readabout kindness for the
sakeof itself,withnoexpectationof
return (Silverstein), about the sortof
kindnessweoften learn from those
whoarebraver thanus (Spinelli), and
about kindnessasachoicewe should
makedaily (Palacio). Just readingand
sharing thesebookswasapowerful
actof kindness.
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you can, youwill try toact a littlekinder than isnecessary - theworld really
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-Wonder,
byR.J. Palacio
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