Share caring and humorous messages via school announcements

What’s involved

Take a moment to share funny, warm messages to build connections with students and parents and promote a positive virtual school environment.

  • School staff should write down, videotape, or create a Google Slide to send a message of hope, positivity, affection, and/or humour to their students.
  • School staff members can determine the number and frequency of the messages.
  • Activities can be organized according to school theme, topic, activity, or personal goal setting (options are endless).

Who can deliver it

  • Teachers
  • Principals
  • Support staff
  • Janitorial staff
  • School administration

Time commitment

  • 5 to 15 minutes

Resources required

  • Phone
  • Computer
  • Slides
  • Photos
  • Message/joke/etc.
  • Staff schedule for sharing the announcements

Ideal learning environment

  • Long-term virtual learning
  • Short-term virtual learning
  • Summer break
  • Outdoor education
  • Hybrid classroom
  • Traditional classroom

Pictures and/or videos of this health promotion practice being delivered​


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