Learn about Rachel's Challenge a nationwide, non-profit program with the mission of "making schools safer, more connected places where bullying and violence are replaced with kindness and respect." Created by the family of Rachel Scott, the first victim in the Columbine school shooting, Rachel's Challenge focuses on "the inspiring story of Rachel Scott...conveyed through stories from her life and writings."
Representatives from Rachel's Challenge will make developmentally and age-appropriate presentations for all grade levels in Colonial schools during the week of October 21.
The evening programs (same program on Wednesday, October 23 or Thursday, October 24) for parents and community members will highlight the profound positive impact we have on those around us. It demonstrates the power of deliberately reaching out to others to start what Rachel called a chain reaction of kindness and compassion. The evening programs are not meant for students under grade seven.