The discussion

... we realized how a big gesture isn't the only form of compassion and kindness, in fact it's the little things that really make a difference in people's lives.

written by a Grade 8 student at Bond Lake P.S.

We first started off this whole campaign by having the two grade 8 classes come together and talk about kindness and compassion. We compared these concepts and got in groups to talked about what kindness and compassion mean to each of us. We then watched a Ted Talk talking about compassion and what it really means, this lead us to discover how topics such as kindness...

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The purpose of our project

We are a community that have a tendency to include each other… But we are not as connected as we were.

Written by a grade 8 student at Bond lake p.s.

In this day and age, technology has taken over. We disconnect from life because we feel as if being social through our devices is enough. We tend to forget that most of what we say to each other is communicated by body language, tone of voice and expression. This is why we decided to start this project. We were inspired by people that go out of their way, just to help a complete stranger...

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Bond Lake P.S. takes the lead

Understanding our role as leaders and the power of inspiration.

Written by a Grade 8 student at Bond Lake P.S.

Bond lake public school in collaboration with an organization called Kindness Rock, designed and implemented a kindness campaign for our community, after understanding the main purpose of it, we had to coordinate this project with students from kindergarten to grade 8. This activity truly shows...

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Painting sessions

We believe that we can make a difference in our community, but with the help of everyone....

written by a Grade 8 student at Bond Lake P.S.

There are two different kinds of rocks that our entire school painted. The first one is a ripple rock and this is the one that you received. The students of Bond Lake P.S loved painting the various shades of blues creating a ripple, and this is for the kindness we hope to spread. We chose blue because it represents our school and how we hope that you will help us to be a part of the ripple effect.

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Community reach

"Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean".

Ryunosuke Satoro

Believe it or not Bond Lake P.S. students organized into sectors to be able to cover all the neighborhood. More than 550 rocks were placed on ...

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Community Walks and the ripple rocks

"Small ripples of kindness can grow into big waves of change, and it all starts with a single rock."

Written by a Grade 8 Student at Bond Lake P.S.

Bond Lake P.S. is doing a campaign, to promote kindness. We’ve painted rocks, which we distributed around our community. Each class participated of a community walk, leaving rocks around the Bond Lake area. These rocks have kind messages on the back, as well as a link to our website. We hope that these rock will inspire our community...

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Kindness Rock Garden

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.”

― Mother Teresa

"Take ONE if it means something to you, Share one with a friend who might need inspiration or add one to the pile and join us in a kindness campaign for our community".

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