Students, teachers and staff at Baltimore Highlands Elementary teamed up last week to start a chain reaction of kindness in hopes of diminishing bullying in school.
Their efforts, which began Sept. 16, are part of a year-long program called Rachel's Challenge, a nationwide effort to encourage kindness in schools, businesses and communities.
Rachel Joy Scott was 17 when she was the first person shot and killed in the Columbine High School massacre on April 20, 1999, in Colorado. The incident left 11 other students and one teacher dead, and 23 injured.
Amanda Johnson, vice principal at Baltimore Highlands, first heard about the challenge on June 28 during the Baltimore...