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Start with Hello Week

The Orchard Middle School is sponsoring Start with Hello Week based on the Sandy Hook Promise. This is a special week designed to teach children how to be more inclusive and connected to each other. Start with Hello asks students, educators, parents and other community leaders who interact with children to take steps in class, the lunchroom and/or other times in their day to be inclusive and connected. Orchard Middle School will celebrate this starting Monday, Sept. 18th.   Students will be encouraged to sit with someone new at lunch.  Staff will provide support to help students connect with others during the week.

Monday: Wear Green and Hey Day - We will be passing out Start with Hello Week Nametags for students. We will encourage everyone to greet each other by name in the hallway, lunchroom or classroom.

Tuesday: Favorite Shirt Day - Students can wear their favorite shirt to help in conversation.

Wednesday: Team Day - Students can wear their favorite team to help spark conversation

Thursday: Put Bullying to Rest – Wear your pajamas and talk about ways to stop unkind actions.

Friday: Spirit Day - Students should wear Solon Spirit Wear.