Across the United States and all over the world today, thousands of students in schools, elementary through college, are taking a pledge. They are pledging to promote the new r-word – RESPECT! Spread the Word to End the Word is an annual campaign spearheaded by Special Olympics to recognize that our choice of language affects our attitudes and our attitudes impact how we treat others. The annual campaign promotes making friends and being kind…to everyone, regardless of our differences. And just as importantly please encourage your friends, classmates, and teammates to do the same. Hopefully you had a chance to sign our banner, now hanging proudly by the guidance office, showing your pledge to respect everyone.
Please – take the lead and make the change – Promote RESPECT!