There’s a student revolution going on at Sandhill Elementary School. And principal Jeff Fimreite is just fine with that.

Sandhill Elementary School students gathered for an all-school assembly last month to kick off their Kindness Revolution initiative to “promote values such as dignity, respect and kindness,” Fimreite wrote in an email to the Hub. The Kindness Revolution is a national non-profit initiative that seeks to raise awareness of values such as kindness and leadership.

The March 15 assembly featured music and presentations from students and area residents about how they give back to the community. The kickoff concluded with a visit from the Kindness Revolution mascot, Izzy, and the Sandhill mascot, Stella.

Fimreite said during their morning meetings, students are talking about how they can promote kindness.

One of those ways, he said, is a new “service learning opportunity” where students create and design wooden cranes to be placed throughout Stoughton “as a sign of the school’s dedication to spreading kindness.”

The “Kindness in Our Community” project invites families to tour Stoughton in search of over 20 cranes beginning Saturday, March 23. The cranes will be on display until April 22.

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