Create a wall display with reasons students and staff love the school.

How To:

Create a wall display where school community members can post reasons they love the school. Use lunch and passing times to gather the initial posts, and decorate the board. Leave additional materials like sticky notes and markers by the board so students can add more posts.

Tips & Suggestions:

  • Track the board’s growth on social media.

Fast Facts:

  • Expressing gratitude to others can significantly improve your own happiness and wellbeing (Lyubomirsky & Schkade, 2005).
  • Activities that promote school spirit contribute to greater student satisfaction and connectedness in school (Libbey, 2004).
  • In order to develop a sense of self-worth, students, and teachers, must feel respected by and connected to their community (Morrison, 2006).