Kindness Club spreads thankfulness for the holiday
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Neighbors | Jessica Harker.Students decorated cards for community members Nov. 12 during the Kindness Club meeting at Poland Middle School.
Neighbors | Jessica Harker.Kindness Club members decorated 325 Thanksgiving cards at Poland Middle School to give to Senior Services to pass out along with their Thanksgiving dinners.
Neighbors | Jessica Harker.Poland Middle School students created Thanksgiving cards for elderly members of their community on Nov. 12.
Neighbors | Jessica Harker.Student's at Poland Middle School who are members of the school's Kindness Club gathered at the library on Nov. 12 to create Thanksgiving cards for community members receiving dinner from Senior Services on the holiday.
Neighbors | Jessica Harker.Members of the Kindness Club gathered at Poland Middle School's library to write thankfulness letters to teachers and create Thanksgiving cards for community members on Nov. 12.
Neighbors | Jessica Harker.Poland Middle School Counselor Mary Jo Rowan instructed student members of the Kindness Club on their Thanksgiving projects.
By JESSICA HARKER
The Kindness Club at Poland Middle School worked to create Thanksgiving cards for community members.
According to Mary Jo Rowan, a school counselor and coordinator of Kindness Club, students created 325 cards for Senior Services, a company who delivers meals to local seniors.
“They say it’s their favorite part of the meal,” Rowan said.
Kristi Martin, a math teacher and Kindness Club advisor, said that this is the second year the club has partnered with the company to create the cards.
“Last year was so successful and they liked the cards so much that they asked us to do it again,” Martin said.
Along with Thanksgiving cards, Kindness Club members also wrote thankfulness letters to each teacher at Poland Middle School.
“It’s just a show of being thankful for the staff and all the hard work their do,” Martin said.
Each student was tasked with writing at least one personal thank you letter and 10 Thanksgiving cards.
“It’s great. Students really enjoy making them and its a good way to express the point of the holiday which is being thankful,” Rowan said.
There are 105 current members of the Kindness Club, according to Martin.
The group meets after school to create projects to spread positivity and kindness throughout Poland.
“These students, they want to be leaders. It adds an extra incentive for them to be kind because they have to set the example as members of Kindness Club,” Martin said.