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Rachel’s Challenge coming to Floresville
The Floresville Independent School District will sponsor Rachel’s Challenge, an impassioned community event that tells the story of Rachel Scott, the first person killed in the Columbine High School Tragedy on April 20, 1999. The program, which inspires a desire for change among students and adults alike, will be held Wednesday, Sept. 12.
A chain reaction will start with assemblies at the North and South elementary schools, Floresville Middle School, and Floresville High School.
The students and staff ask the community to join them at 7 p.m. at Eschenburg Field, located at 1813 Tiger Lane in Floresville, to promote kindness.
At the end of the year, for each random act of kindness, students will add a link to the chain.
Rachel Scott left behind an amazing legacy and a simple challenge to anyone who will accept it -- treat others with kindness and compassion and you just may change the world in which you live.
Rachel’s Challenge exists to equip and inspire individuals to replace acts of violence, bullying, and negativity with acts of respect, kindness, and compassion. Rachel’s inspiring story provides a simple, yet powerful example of how small acts of kindness and acceptance motivate us to consider our relationships with the people we come in contact with every day.
Rachel’s Challenge renews our hope that our life has meaning and purpose. Her story gives us permission to start our own chain reaction of kindness and compassion, which positively affects the climate in our schools and communities.
For information, call 830-393-5300.
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