My Student Council meetings have been the highlight of my week this year. The students all have such great ideas of how to improve our school and our community. Usually I get a few-well, if we had all-day recess or less homework. But this year all their suggestions have been for others. They wanted to throw a party for our custodians. They wanted to give every homeless person a pet so they wouldn't be lonely anymore (need some tissues yet?).
One thing we decided we could do for the teachers without a lot of expense was to wish them a Happy Monday. So the students came in early, we posted ourselves at the main entrance and every time a teacher came in the students assailed them with cheers and well-wishes. Some of the staff members were surprised, some were confused-but all of them walked away with a smile on their faces to start their Monday morning off right.
And here's the cheer they did: