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    No place for hate

    The Anti-Defamation League’s No Place for Hate® (NPFH) initiative provides schools and communities with an organizing framework for combating bias, bullying and hatred, leading to long-term solutions for creating and maintaining a positive climate. No Place for Hate schools receive their designation by:

    ·  Building inclusive and safe communities in which respect is the goal, and all students can thrive.

    ·  Empowering students, faculty, administration and family members to take a stand against hate and bullying by incorporating new and existing programs under one powerful message.     

    ·  Engaging schools and communities in at least three anti-bias activities per year, which ADL helps to develop.

    ·  Sending a clear, unified message that all students have a place to belong.  Lantern Lane Elementary has been a No Place for Hate recognized school for 11 years.  Our faculty, staff, and students take pride in participating in NPFH activities.
     
    Activity #1: Multicultural Night 
     
    Each grade level will showcase a different country displaying various exhibits hilighting the countries culture: food, art, monument, history, and language.
     
    Activity #2: Mix It Up Day 
     
    Students will sit with a peer from a different class in their grade level to promote unity and friendship.
     
    Activity #3: TBD
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    Mix It Up Day!

    We completed our first NPFH initiative on November 14, 2017 by hosting Mix It Up Day during lunch time!  The Purpose of Mix-It-Up Day is to get students to sit with someone new and engage in positive and healthy conversations.  Each student received a different number as they walk in the cafeteria.  The students sat at the table where their designated number was displayed.  Primary students participated in a “find the pairs” activity while eating lunch. Intermediate students used note cards to ask questions and get to know their peer a little better.  Overall, Mix It Up Day was a huge success!

     

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