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Kindness Certified School

Kindness Matters

We have just been informed from Team Kindness that McKinley School of the Arts is a Kindness Certified School.  A huge thank you goes out to all of our students and staff for making this a reality. Let's keep it going beyond the challenge! Read the notification below:


Hello KIND Friend,

We are thrilled to report that over 15 million students in 28,062 schools and 115 countries were part of the 2020 Great Kindness Challenge!!! What an AMAZING celebration of kindness it was! We hope your week was filled with an abundance of joy and that the kindness momentum will continue!

Because of your school's participation in The Great Kindness Challenge, we are honored to acknowledge you as a Kindness Certified School. Below, please find your certificate and seal to share far and wide. You may post this on your website, in your school's promotional materials, or any other desired location.

Thank you for making such a positive difference at your school, in your community, and in our world.

There's no doubt about it, your KINDNESS MATTERS!

With grateful and happy hearts,
Team Kindness


A Special Thank You Video Message For Students

California State Superintendent Tony Thurmond is a big fan of The Great Kindness Challenge and he has a special message for the 15 million students who participated in the 2020 Great Kindness Challenge!