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Letter for Choose To Be Nice Schools

This is a letter we sent to our Choose To Be Nice Schools. We know everyone is facing extreme challenges with the coronavirus and need for social distancing. We want to encourage families as they[...]

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Creating a Lasting Culture of Kindness with Positive Reinforcement at Williamstown Elementary School

When students at Williamstown Elementary are “caught” demonstrating the Choose To Be Nice value of the month, they get a ticket. They don’t turn it in for a prize or take it home to show off to their[...]

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Grade School Principal Relies on Students to Build Cycle of Nice

On any given day, a lonely child quietly waiting for the end of recess might go unnoticed on a busy playground.

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New Jersey Students Practice Team Work and Helping Community

Students usually avoid a trip to the principal’s office, but recently a group from St. John the Apostle School couldn’t get there fast enough. And no one was more surprised than the principal herself.

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Choose To Be Nice in Middle School

A friend recently called upset after discovering that her daughter had arranged an outing with her drama club and had actively excluded other students in the program. My friend was distraught that[...]

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