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Cultivating Compassion: Embracing Kindness in December

Greetings, wonderful parents and students of BCHS!

As we step into December, we're setting out on a heartening journey focused on Compassion and Acts of Kindness, not just for others, but also for ourselves. This month, let's uncover the transformative influence of empathy and kindness, capable of warming hearts and initiating a positive ripple effect in our lives and communities. Come along as we dive into the enchanting realm of compassion, sparking a season filled with giving, understanding, and shared joy.

Happening at BCHS this month! 

As we head into this holiday season, we are giving back in every way we can! Here at BCHS we are taking donations towards our Santa’s Elves program. Consider donating today!

Resource Roundup: Compassion & Acts of Kindness

Discover these carefully selected resources for parents and students of all ages, designed to inspire compassion and kindness:

For more resources, check out the Compassion page on the NLPS website.

Reflecting on Last Month: Your Insights Matter!

In November, we celebrated the art of building positive connections. Share your experiences: How did our previous mental health blog post bring warmth to your family? We'd love to hear the feedback and ideas that fostered compassion in your lives.

Compassion & Acts of Kindness: Tips for Students

Students, let's embrace compassion:

  1. Random Acts of Kindness: Surprise someone with a small act of kindness. It could be holding the door open, offering a genuine compliment, or helping a classmate with their backpack. These little gestures can brighten someone's day and create a ripple effect of kindness.
  2. Active Listening: Practice the art of truly listening to others. Put away distractions, maintain eye contact, and show genuine interest in what they have to say. By being fully present and attentive, you validate their feelings and show that you care.
  3. Empathy Exercises: Put your empathy muscles to work by imagining yourself in someone else's situation. How would you feel? What challenges would you face? This exercise helps you understand and relate to others on a deeper level, fostering compassion and understanding.
  4. Volunteer: Engage in community service or join a service club at your school. By actively participating in projects that help others, you not only make a positive impact but also develop a sense of compassion and social responsibility.

Connect with Our Student Advocacy Counselors: Reach Out for Support

Need guidance or wish to discuss well-being? Our Student Advocacy Counselors are here for you. Reach out at or call 780-826-3366 x 2808. Let's continue our journey of compassion and kindness together.

Here's to a December abundant with empathy, kindness, and a shared quilt of joy. Let's nurture compassion and light up each other's paths!

And remember to be kind to yourself too! 


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