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Peer Mentoring in DisciplineMake school discipline a restorative process that reduces student office referrals and supports students by …Many monthsinitiative policy-proposalphysical-safety student-adult-relationships student-student-relationships teaching-quality
Snack AttackStart a program to ensure that every student has access to healthy snacks. How To: …Days to weeks, Weeks to monthsinitiative policy-proposalphysical-safety social-safety support-for-diversity
Ninth Grade Class VisitsWork as an inspirED team to visit ninth grade classes and help students become closer …Days to weeks, Weeks to monthsinitiative traditionphysical-safety psychological-safety social-safety student-student-relationships teaching-quality
Fast Facts CampaignCreate a bulletin board with photos of students and a little-known fact to help students …Days to weeks, Weeks to monthscampaign initiativepsychological-safety social-safety student-student-relationships
Ninth Grade Welcome LunchAssign seats at lunch for ninth graders during the first week of school. How To: …Days to weeksinitiativephysical-safety psychological-safety social-safety student-student-relationships
Feelings WallDevote a wall space for students to share their feelings. How To: How is everyone …Days to weeks, Weeks to monthsinitiative ongoing-projectpsychological-safety teaching-quality
Flex BlockCreate a period where students can go to teachers for extra help. How To: “See …Many months, Weeks to monthsinitiative policy-proposalstudent-adult-relationships student-student-relationships teaching-quality
Storytelling AssemblyHost an event at your school where students present stories from their lives based around …Weeks to monthseventphysical-safety psychological-safety student-adult-relationships student-student-relationships support-for-diversity teaching-quality
Family DayOrganize a day where students can bring their family members to class. How To: Welcome …Days to weekseventschool-pride student-adult-relationships support-for-diversity
Diversity Learning DayHost an event focused on celebrating the cultural diversity, at your school. Use music, art, …Many monthseventphysical-safety psychological-safety social-safety student-adult-relationships student-student-relationships support-for-diversity teaching-quality
inspirED ForumSet aside a day where a whole-school conference allows for students to talk to one …Many monthsevent initiativephysical-safety psychological-safety social-safety student-adult-relationships student-student-relationships teaching-quality
Teen Topic LessonsStudent-led discussions on issues and topics facing teens. How To: Mobilize your inspirED team to …Many monthscampaignphysical-safety psychological-safety social-safety student-adult-relationships student-student-relationships support-for-diversity teaching-quality
Mindfulness CheckpointsCreate small check-in points around the school that encourage self-awareness and mindfulness. How To: Create …Weeks to monthsinitiative ongoing-projectpsychological-safety student-adult-relationships student-student-relationships teaching-quality
Collaborative MuralStudents collaborate to create a mural that represents a mission statement, goal, or value that …Many monthsinitiativepsychological-safety school-pride support-for-diversity
Humans OfWhen we feature the voices and stories of the school community, everyone is more connected. …Days to weeks, Weeks to monthscampaign initiative ongoing-project traditionpsychological-safety school-pride social-safety student-adult-relationships student-student-relationships support-for-diversity
Changing the NarrativeChanging the narratives about your school through media. How To: Changing the conversation changes minds. …Many monthscampaign community-engagementphysical-safety school-pride student-adult-relationships student-student-relationships
School Clean-UpClean up your school! How To: Everyone deserves a clean and comfortable place to learn …Weeks to monthsevent ongoing-projectschool-pride
Encouraging Words of the WeekCreate a school culture around spreading encouraging words. How To: Work with your inspirED team …Days to weeks, Many months, Weeks to monthscampaign ongoing-projectpsychological-safety student-adult-relationships
Lunch ScrambleMix up your lunch room to ensure that everyone has someone to sit with at …Days to weekscampaign traditionpsychological-safety social-safety student-student-relationships
Lunch SocialStudents can have a true lunch break while playing fun games with one another. How …Weeks to monthsevent traditionsocial-safety student-student-relationships
Voice on VideoShare students’ voices and stories through video. How To: Invite students to share their ideas …Weeks to monthscampaignpsychological-safety social-safety student-student-relationships support-for-diversity
Feeling BlogStudents can create a blog that can be accessed anytime to showcase the emotions felt …Days to weekscampaign ongoing-projectphysical-safety psychological-safety student-adult-relationships student-student-relationships
Student-Staff Focus GroupStudents and faculty can come together to discuss what everyone needs to feel their best …Days to weeksevent initiativepsychological-safety school-pride student-adult-relationships teaching-quality
School ShowcaseTVs, bulletin boards, or other media are placed around the school to showcase school achievements, …Many months, Weeks to monthscampaignpsychological-safety school-pride social-safety student-student-relationships
Restorative Justice InitiativeBring restorative practices to your school to work towards more empathetic conflict resolution. How To: …Many months, Weeks to monthsinitiative policy-proposalphysical-safety psychological-safety student-adult-relationships student-student-relationships support-for-diversity
School Social MediaCreate a social media account for your school and use it to foster positive school …Days to weekscampaign healthy-technologyschool-pride social-safety student-student-relationships
Random Acts of KindnessStart a trend of doing random acts of kindness at your school. How To: Work …Days to weekscampaignschool-pride social-safety student-student-relationships
Poster MessagesCreate a unifying message for the entire school. How To: Create a poster set that …Weeks to monthscampaign ongoing-projectschool-pride social-safety student-adult-relationships student-student-relationships
Resource CardsCreate cards and flyers with important resources for students to access. How To: Is there …Days to weekscampaignphysical-safety psychological-safety student-student-relationships teaching-quality
Ninth Grade WelcomeWelcome the ninth graders to school and show your support for a great year! How …Days to weeksevent traditionschool-pride social-safety student-student-relationships
Journal SwapCoordinate pairs of students (even those who might not already know each other) to write …Days to weekscampaign ongoing-projectpsychological-safety social-safety student-student-relationships
Student-to-Student TutoringStart a program at your school for mentoring or tutoring elementary school children. How To: …Days to weekscommunity-engagementstudent-student-relationships teaching-quality
Pause BellSet up a bell or sound on the loudspeaker that goes off a few times …Days to weeksinitiative ongoing-projectpsychological-safety student-adult-relationships student-student-relationships teaching-quality
Speak KindnessStart a movement to reduce bias, rumor-spreading, negativity, or derogatory language. How To: Derogatory language …Days to weekscampaignphysical-safety psychological-safety social-safety student-adult-relationships student-student-relationships support-for-diversity
Interest-Based MentorshipStart a mentorship program where students and educators can serve as mentors for others based …Days to weeksinitiative ongoing-projectpsychological-safety student-adult-relationships student-student-relationships teaching-quality
Language LunchStart language tables at lunch to give students more opportunities to speak languages other than …Days to weeksinitiative ongoing-projectpsychological-safety social-safety student-student-relationships support-for-diversity teaching-quality
Book SwapCoordinate a school-wide book swap where students and teachers share their favorite books with a …Days to weekscampaign ongoing-projectpsychological-safety student-adult-relationships student-student-relationships teaching-quality
Big Sib, Little SibStart a big sibling/little sibling program that matches older students with younger students to mentor …Days to weeksinitiative traditionphysical-safety psychological-safety school-pride social-safety student-student-relationships
Peace RoomCreate a peace room for students to use to take breaks and relax. How To: …Weeks to monthsongoing-project policy-proposalphysical-safety psychological-safety student-adult-relationships student-student-relationships teaching-quality
School Spirit WeekCoordinate a week full of themed days at your school focused on building community and …Days to weeksinitiative traditionschool-pride student-student-relationships
Students of Color SummitStudents of color come together to collaborate and build cohesion. How To: A student summit …Many monthsevent policy-proposalphysical-safety psychological-safety school-pride social-safety student-adult-relationships student-student-relationships support-for-diversity teaching-quality
Community OutreachOrganize a trip into the community to give back to local charities, nonprofits, or organizations …Days to weekscommunity-engagement eventstudent-student-relationships teaching-quality
Political Speaker SeriesShow the value of different skills and interests through competitions around cooking, fashion, or other …Many monthscommunity-engagement eventpsychological-safety teaching-quality
Talent-OffShow the value of different skills and interests through competitions around cooking, fashion, or other …Weeks to monthsevent traditionpsychological-safety student-student-relationships
Positive Contribution AwardsHost an awards ceremony to recognize staff and students who are making a difference in …Days to weeksevent policy-proposalsocial-safety student-student-relationships support-for-diversity
Passion OlympicsStudents share their passion, hobbies, and skills in a series of events to foster connectedness. …Weeks to monthseventpsychological-safety social-safety student-student-relationships teaching-quality
Career FairHost a career fair where parents, guardians, and community members share their professional expertise. How …Many monthscommunity-engagement eventstudent-adult-relationships teaching-quality
Green InitiativeAdd green space to your community. How To: An area with plants or trees is …Days to weeksinitiative ongoing-projectschool-pride
School ContractCreate and decorate a set of student guidelines around safety and respect to post in …Days to weeksinitiative ongoing-project policy-proposalphysical-safety psychological-safety school-pride social-safety student-adult-relationships student-student-relationships teaching-quality
Charity SpotlightInvite your favorite local nonprofit to your school for a fundraiser or information session. How …Days to weekseventpsychological-safety teaching-quality
Reverse PromStudents throw a dance party for staff and their families. How To: Celebrate the staff …Weeks to monthseventadult-adult-relationships student-adult-relationships
Field DayOrganize a day-long event to promote teamwork and physical activity at your school. How To: …Weeks to monthseventsocial-safety student-student-relationships
Talent ShowShowcase the talent of your student body! How To: Organize a talent show to highlight …Days to weekseventpsychological-safety social-safety student-adult-relationships
Student Giveback DayReverse the roles at your school so students do the jobs of staff members. How …Days to weekseventschool-pride student-adult-relationships
Dance Around the WorldCoordinate a week full of themed days at your school focused on building community and …Weeks to monthseventpsychological-safety student-adult-relationships student-student-relationships support-for-diversity
Meditation and Yoga SpaceCreate a space where students can go to practice meditation and yoga. How To: Research …Weeks to monthsongoing-project policy-proposalpsychological-safety teaching-quality
Supporting SportsOrganize at least one match or game for each athletic team where you try to …Days to weekscampaignschool-pride social-safety student-student-relationships
Post the PositiveDecorate everyone’s locker with a positive sticky note! How To: Get your inspirED team together …Days to weekscampaignsocial-safety student-student-relationships
Chalk the WalkDecorate everyone’s locker with a positive sticky note! How To: Grab some sidewalk chalk and …Days to weeksevent traditionschool-pride student-student-relationships
Body Positivity CampaignBreak the stigma that surrounds body shaming. How To: Enough is enough with the body …Days to weeks, Weeks to monthscampaignpsychological-safety social-safety student-student-relationships support-for-diversity
Narrative PodcastStart a podcast designed to highlight and share students’ stories. How To: Create connection to …Days to weeks, Weeks to monthsinitiative ongoing-projectpsychological-safety student-student-relationships support-for-diversity
Student/Staff BuddiesPair students with staff for regular check-ins. How To: All students deserve to have an …Many months, Weeks to monthsinitiative policy-proposalphysical-safety psychological-safety student-adult-relationships teaching-quality
Classes Pop-UpHost a shopping period for classes. How To: Work with administration to offer a shopping …Many months, Weeks to monthsevent policy-proposalstudent-adult-relationships teaching-quality
Welcoming New StudentsCreate an orientation program for students who are transferring into your school. How To: Starting …Days to weeksinitiativepsychological-safety school-pride social-safety student-student-relationships
Middle School ShadowInvite middle schoolers to shadow high school students for a day! How To: Transitioning from …Many months, Weeks to monthscommunity-engagement eventphysical-safety psychological-safety school-pride social-safety student-student-relationships
Speed DiscussionGet students mingling with this fun spin-off of speed dating! How To: Think to a …Days to weekseventpsychological-safety social-safety student-student-relationships
Student/Teacher Shadow DayHave students and teachers shadow each other to foster empathy and connectivity. How To: Being …Days to weeks, Weeks to monthseventpsychological-safety student-adult-relationships
Trivia OlympicsHost an academic bowl or trivia contest. How To: Let students show off their knowledge …Days to weeks, Weeks to monthseventstudent-student-relationships teaching-quality
Movie NightHost a movie night for students! How To: Going to the movies is a fun …Days to weeksevent traditionsocial-safety student-student-relationships
School-Community VideoCreate a video to demonstrate your school’s positive impact on the community. How To: Showcase …Many months, Weeks to monthscommunity-engagement healthy-technology initiativepsychological-safety school-pride student-student-relationships
Beautification BattleCompete with other high schools to clean up the most at school! How To: Recruit …Many monthscampaign community-engagementschool-pride student-student-relationships
Community Clean Up DayPartner with the community to pick up trash and make the community more beautiful! How …Many months, Weeks to monthscommunity-engagement eventschool-pride student-student-relationships teaching-quality
Earth Day CelebrationHost a celebration of Earth Day! How To: Celebrate Earth Day by giving back to …Many months, Weeks to monthscommunity-engagement eventschool-pride student-student-relationships teaching-quality
Community Care KitsCreate kits of needed supplies to distribute to the community. How To: Communities have different …Many months, Weeks to monthscampaign community-engagementpsychological-safety student-student-relationships teaching-quality
Engagement ShowcaseCreate a video to showcase clubs, sports, and other programs available at school. How To: …Weeks to monthscampaign traditionschool-pride social-safety student-student-relationships
Find the MascotAdd a motivational quote on the morning announcements every day. How To: Start a school-wide …Days to weekscampaign traditionsocial-safety student-student-relationships
Motivational QuotesAdd a motivational quote on the morning announcements every day. How To: Add some motivation …Days to weekscampaign ongoing-projectpsychological-safety
Compliments of SubstanceCoordinate a campaign for all students to give five other students a compliment every day. …Days to weekscampaign ongoing-projectpsychological-safety social-safety student-student-relationships teaching-quality
Icebreaker ActivitiesLead icebreaker activities early in the school year to help students bond. How To: Work …Weeks to monthscampaignpsychological-safety social-safety student-student-relationships
Staff MailboxesWrite and deliver kind and thoughtful messages to staff. How To: Gather your inspirED team …Days to weeksinitiative ongoing-projectstudent-adult-relationships
Posted SpiritCreate a wall display with reasons students and staff love the school. How To: Create …Days to weekscampaignschool-pride student-adult-relationships student-student-relationships