Two Conway Elementary Schools are participating in the "Great Kindness Challenge" this week.
The national initiative encourages students and staff to look for ways to be kind to others, performing "as many acts of kindness as possible" during the week.
Ida Burns and Woodrow Cummins Elementary Schools kicked off the week with assemblies where Mayor Bart Castleberry read a proclamation making the Kindness Challenge "official," then the students were challenged to see what they could do to make a difference in their school and community.
Local law enforcement officers and fire fighters were in attendance to show their support for the effort as well.
The students will be participating in various spirit days throughout the week, as well as performing acts of kindness together as a school/group and individually.
The Great Kindness Challenge began in 2015 and is part of a nationwide bullying prevention effort.
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