All entries are due Friday, April 30, 2021.

Kindness and thoughtfulness for others are values that are important for building character in our students while also creating a culture of kindness in our schools and communities. At The Be Kind People Project, we define kindness as intentionally extending good to others and we believe that everyone can make a difference. Whether in school or online, ignite the power of kindness by allowing students to focus their attention and actions on making a difference through their relationships with others. Use this writing prompt to celebrate positive behavior, enhance the learning environment, and spark a culture of kindness in your schools, homes, and communities.

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* 1. Student Name (if you are submitting a class of students type "class" and upload a roster below)

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* 2. Teachers, if you are submitting a class of students, please upload a roster below.

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* 3. Student Grade

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* 4. School

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* 5. Are you the student's teacher or parent/guardian?

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* 6. Teacher/Parent Name 

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* 7. Teacher/Parent Email Address

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* 8. Teacher/Parent Phone Number

Contest Rules:
Each entry should be student written and aligned with academic standards. The original writing should answer the question “How can I make a difference” and be based on real actions of kindness relating to your own life and The Be Kind Pledge™.

·        For grades K-2: A one-page picture or picture series accompanied by 1-5 nicely hand-written sentences.
·        For grades 3-8: A written essay, maximum 1 page, typed double-space or printed legibly.
·        (Special education students may participate in either option upon parent or teacher discretion)

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* 9. Upload your student's submission below. If you are uploading more than one submission for your class, make sure you included a class roster above. Please ensure that submission follows the guidelines in the official rules and that the student's name and grade are printed legibly on the document. 

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* 10. How did you hear about The BE KIND Make a Difference Essay Contest?

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* 11. Include any questions or comments below or contact us at  writing@bkpp.org or 602-559-9399.

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