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Thoughtful Thursdays at JFK

Four elementary students are photographed in front of a bulletin board highlighting the Thoughtful Thursday initiative

On Thursday, Jan. 28, students and staff at the John F. Kennedy School launched their newest school-wide initiative, Thoughtful Thursdays. This initiative supports the school’s year-long theme: J.F.K. = Justice, Fairness, Kindness.

Fifth-grade students introduced the Thoughtful Thursday initiative during a school-wide Zoom assembly. One Thursday each month, students and staff will wear their JFK spirit apparel to show unity as they participate in a community service activity.

Service projects will demonstrate the importance of giving back to the community and the lasting, positive impact of showing kindness. Planned activities include creating valentines for veterans and writing letters of thanks to first responders.

This year’s theme, J.F.K = Justice, Fairness, Kindness, was first announced during the school’s annual reading week celebration in November, and it has been incorporated into classroom and building-wide activities throughout the school year.


A bulletin board featuring different service activities for Thoughtful Thursdays