The GPFAA counseling team submitted a mini grant application for a buddy bench. The buddy bench will be used to eliminate loneliness and foster friendship on campus. Thank you to the GPISD Education Foundation for your financial support of our idea.Ellen Ochoa STEM Academy collected toiletry donations for those in need in Grand Prairie. The counselors and the Kindness Crew sorted out the donations.
Travis World Language Academy donated much needed items to a local nursing home. This community service project was sponsored by the Kindness and Compassion Crew.
Counselor Jacquelyn Solis at Garcia Elementary continues to emphasize to students the effect kindness has on others' social and emotional development. When students are caught being kind, they are provided with a heart or star to record their act of kindness and display it on Garcia's kindness board. Students have learned what it means to be a Bucket Filler and not a Bucket Dipper.
Students at Travis World Language Academy are Career Cruising early in the morning in the computer lab which is available to all eager early arrivals hosted by school counselor Mrs. Lopez.