Escondido Girl, 10, Shares ‘Bucket Full of Kindness’ With Neighbors and Friends

Good News Notes: “An elementary school student in Escondido, California, is using buckets filled with small, simple treats to carry a message of kindness across her community during these difficult days of the coronavirus pandemic. About three weeks ago Sylvia, a 10-year-old student at Richmond Elementary School, started a project she calls ‘A Bucket Full…

Every Celebrity Celebrating the Graduating Class of 2020

Good News Notes: “Stars are honoring the graduating class of 2020! Amid the Coronavirus pandemic, celebs are teaming up to celebrate students with virtual ceremonies.  Miley Cyrus,  Oprah Winfrey, Cardi B and more stars have already honored graduates this weekend with performances, speeches and more. On Friday, Cyrus, Winfrey and Cardi joined Jennifer Garner, Lil Nas X, Simone Biles, Awkwafina, and Matthew McConaughey during Facebook and…

WV Caring holds annual Cinderella Project

Good News Notes: “Local high school senior proms will take place throughout the coming weeks. The Cinderella Project is a community outreach program that provides young ladies in the community with an affordable way to attend prom, formal, or spring dance. WV Caring holds this project every year at their resale stores in Bellview and…

Remembering the forgotten with simple warmth and kindness | WPRI.com

 Good News Notes: “It was a simple idea that sprung from a family tragedy. About four years ago, Nick Georgette’s high school psychology class project led to a surprise Christmas gift for his dad’s nursing home roommate. ‘He told us this is the only gift I’ve gotten for Christmas in the past 20 years,’ Georgette…

Hip-hop superstar Ludacris surprises local band students with major donation

Good News Notes: “There was an eruption of applause, as students had no idea they’d see hip-hop star Ludacris in their high school auditorium. Music artist and film actor Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges teamed up with StubHub’s ticket forward program to surprise band students at Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High with a donation of more than $75,000…

High school hockey player saved by defibrillator after collapsing

Good News Notes: “A young hockey player collapses on the ice and an athletic trainer springs into action. Now the parents of Northville teen Conor Place, can’t help but call an athletic trainer – an angel.” “Back in December just two days after Christmas, the 15-year-old who has played hockey since he was 4, was…

West High School students honored for fast action that saved a life last year

 Good News Notes: “Two West High School students were recognized on Friday for their quick action that saved the life of Assistant Attorney General David Carlson last year when his car crashed. A school assembly during which Attorney General Sean Reyes presented the students with certificates of appreciation was the first time Carlson got the chance…

Leesburg High School Construction Students Celebrate Successes

Good News Notes: “Leesburg High construction students celebrated with their community Friday at a dry-in ceremony for the house they’ve been building with Habitat for Humanity Lake-Sumter since the start of the school year. Dozens of community members and partners attended the dry-in, held in the partially built home at 107 North 12th St. to mark the completion of…

High School Students Giving Back this Winter Season

Good News Notes: “Winter can often be a difficult time for many, and District 228 students at Bremen, Tinley Park, Hillcrest, and Oak Forest High Schools recognize that. While District 228 students are often seen giving back to their communities throughout the year, there seems to be an extra push this winter season with an…