Sheridan Hope Squad sponsors first annual Color Run
Entire school participates
The K-12 Sheridan Schools student body participated in the first annual Color Run, sponsored by the Hope Squad, on Thursday, April 28.
“The Hope Squad is a national program and Sheridan Schools received a five year grant to implement this program with junior high and high school,” said school counselor, Laurie Bartoletti.
“It is a peer support program where students are chosen by their peers to be members. Hope Squad members are trained in listening skills and support skills. At the core Hope Squad is about self harm prevention,” Bartoletti said.
The student body all donned shirts with “My life is worth living” on Thursday afternoon and ran through clouds of brightly colored chalk dust on the football field, laughing all the way.
“Our students wanted to focus on the positive and chose the theme “My life is worth Living “ for a school-wide color run,” said Bartoletti. MT Southwest Prevention donated T Shirts, sunglasses, and water bottles.
One student commented, “Color run is where we run around and color is thrown at us.” Another interjected, “The colors are themed for life.”
next event for all students and families is w bbq and fun night on the football field sponsored by Communities that Care and Sheridan School on Wednesday, May 11 at 6 p.m.