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Peace is fun!

Mrs. Guest’s first grade students really put in their best effort dyeing and painting messages of peace on Tuesday. The results were stunning, and we had a fantastic time! Mrs. Slattery shared this… Continue reading

More Stories: Listen & Leave a Comment

Project Peace recording 4 Project Peace Recording 2 Project Peace Recording 2A Click on the links above to listen to a couple more recordings from the interactive display at YSAC featuring the progress… Continue reading

Listen to Stories from the YS Community & Share One of Your Own

Project Peace YSAC Interactive Exhibit Recording 1 Project Peace Story 3 Click on each link above to listen to stories from YS community members. These stories were recorded at the opening of the… Continue reading

Peacemaker Symbols

  Second and third grade students have started designing their own peacemaker symbols, modeled after West African Adinkra Symbols. The symbols will be printed onto canvas as an inner border for each of the… Continue reading

Words Have Power. Share Your Stories at YSAC.

 Throughout the week Kindergarten students dyed and painted their fabric messages of peace and kindness lovely shades of blue! These messages will be tied to the outermost bamboo border of each of the… Continue reading

Busy with the Blues

Today kindergarten students started adding color by dyeing and painting the fabric messages of kindness and peace. Mrs. Housh reviewed the power of using our words to stand up for ourselves and others.… Continue reading

Peace Connects!

Among the messages of kindness and peace from first grade students today was, “We are connected. Peace connects.” What a wonderful message of unity! Today we talked about developing empathy for others and… Continue reading

First Grade Messages of Kindness

On Monday, Ms. Armstrong’s first graders enthusiastically shared messages of kindness during their visiting artist session with Mrs. Paul. After reviewing One, the class talked about standing up against bullying and using kind words… Continue reading

Using Words of Peace to Stand Up Against Bullying

Project Peace Interview with Mrs. Housh and Mrs. Paul

Ms. Culbertson and  news team invited Mrs. Housh and I to Mills Lawn last Tuesday for an interview during the morning assembly. This was our first opportunity to meet the whole school and… Continue reading

Messages of Peace: Buddy Time

Today, sixth grade students partnered with their kindergarten buddies to begin writing messages of kindness and peace. Visiting artist Mrs. Housh read and discussed One by Kathryn Otoshi (check out our booklist page) with the… Continue reading

Welcome to Project Peace!

Welcome to Project Peace: Confronting Bullying through Art! Mills Lawn students, grades K-6 will be participating in a school-wide community art project celebrating heroes and peacemakers. Students have been working with school counselor, Mr.… Continue reading