|Julia Markley and Sierra Grantland. T-shirts are currently available for purchase|
Students at SEMS-East are working hard this year to create a positive atmosphere at school. At the beginning of the year, a contest was held between homerooms to come up with a school slogan. Mrs. Hannigan’s 7th grade homeroom created the winning slogan: “It doesn't make you look BIG when you make others feel small.” A school-wide competition was held for students to design a t-shirt that conveyed the message of the slogan. Preliminary judging was conducted by the Olweus Bullying Prevention Committee, and then a student vote was held. Two winners, both in 8th grade, were selected: Julia Markley and Sierra Grantland. T-shirts are currently available for purchase. Please check the SEMS-East website for information, or call the Guidance Office at 717-382-4851 ext. 2830.
Students are also working hard doing RAMdom Acts of Kindness. Teachers award students a paper RAM when they are seen doing something above and beyond the expected. Students are recognized monthly for demonstrating kind acts and a drawing is held wherein four students receive a $10 gift card. Gift cards are purchased through the generosity of teachers who pay to dress down every other Friday.
|Mrs. Bowman and Mr. Rudisill recognize our T-shirt design winners and our RAMdom Acts of Kindness winners on the morning announcements.|
The goals of these initiatives are to provide a visual symbol of the pride we have in SEMS-East and our school district and to show the importance of kindness and respect.