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  • You are cordially invited to Brockman Elementary School’s

    17th Annual International Day of Peace Celebration &

    Peace Dove Award

    Friday, September 21, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.

     Dove

    Brockman’s International Day of Peace Celebration will be held in our cafeteria at 9:00 a.m. The program will last about 45 minutes to an hour. Our Peace Dove Award recipient this year is Carol Knight, former school counselor at Brockman. We invite our families and friends to join us for this very important peacemaking tradition here at Brockman. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact Georgia Godfrey, School Counselor, at georgia.godfrey@richlandone.org or 803-790-6743.

    Whether you are able to attend or not, please consider sending submissions for our “Pictures of Peace” project and using this project as an opportunity to talk with your child(ren) about how your family understands and appreciates peace.

     

    Pictures of Peace Project Directions

    Pictures of Peace

     

    What does peace look like to you?

    In our classroom guidance lessons leading up to Peace Day, students will be making connections between finding peace within themselves and sharing peace outwardly with others. We all experience peace in different ways. Some of us may find internal peace by listening to the sound of the ocean or reading a good book in a quiet space. Others may experience peace through laughter, music, or exercise. How ever we find peace, it is important to make time to be at peace with ourselves so that we are better able to project a peaceful spirit to the world.

    For this project, I ask that students and families submit pictures of peace to be displayed at our Peace Day celebration. Pictures can be digital photographs or printed photos, drawings, or magazine cutouts. What does peace look like to you? Get creative.

    Submit pictures to Georgia Godfrey. Send digital submissions (preferred) to georgia.godfrey@richlandone.org. If you send hard copies that you would like returned, please label the back of the picture with student and teacher names. Pictures will be displayed and shared with the community on Peace Day.

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