Saturday, January 31, 2015
As part of Catholic Schools Week, Thursday was Department Day, although Shyla kept referring to it as "apartment day." Each department is assigned a color and a charity to support. Kindergarten is red and their charity is The Ronald McDonald House. Dress code was not required (even nail polish was allowed!) and students were encouraged to dress in their color from head-to-toe. You can't see in the pictures but Shyla also had a red ribbon in her hair that I cut out of one of my own red socks the morning of the event! In addition to wearing their assigned color, the students spent some time on Thursday writing letters to the families currently living at The Ronald McDonald House. Such an amazing community outreach program and a simple way to teach empathy.