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Schools in the Bixby District have chosen to participate in the Josh Stevens Foundation “Be Kind” Program. Josh Stevens was a boy who tragically lost his life but who has been memorialized for what he was best known for, his kindness. He was always practicing random acts of kindness, and his family has created this foundation to honor his legacy by setting an example for all students to follow.

Students at Bixby North Elementary, North Intermediate, Central, Brassfield and Bixby Middle School will be encouraged to be kind to other students, staff and visitors at each of their schools and in their day-to-day lives. If they are “caught” being kind, they will be rewarded with a special Josh Stevens kindness bracelet as well as accolades from staff and students alike. The foundation will provide each staff member in all of the schools (including bus drivers, cafeteria staff and janitorial staff) with special “Be Kind” T-shirts to remind students to always think about what it means to be a kind person and to continue to make a difference in their school community.

Students will…

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