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Breathing Exercises, Ski Trips & Engaging NonViolence Programming Earns Aspen Community School Award

The Uvalde Foundation For Kids, a National NonProfit dedicated to ending school violence & formed in response to the Robb Elementary School Shooting In May 2022, Announced Sunday, the Selection of 'Aspen Community School," to receive its 1st Annual National, "NonViolent School Alliance Award."


For years, the small school has been offering what it calls “social-emotional learning," which is serving students well following the rise in student threats and safety concerns around the state & nation.


Following recent school threats, school administrators engaged students in "calming," exercises and school outings.


The Foundation noted in the release out of Texas, "Aspen Community School, through proactive measures to ensure student safety & through their creative measures to increase a culture of safety and learning, coupled with their ongoing focus on prevention of school violence and student well being, serves as an example for schools across the nation to follow."


The school currently joins the following recipients selected from around the country.

Southwestern HS (Indiana)

Red Bluff HS (California)

Hazard Middle School (Kentucky)

Mt Abram Regional High School


Each Awarded School Will Be Recognized Publicly For Their Efforts To Create A Safe Environment For Students & Will Receive A Financial Stipend To Expand Their NonViolent Student Programming Such As Safety Awareness Training, Peer Antibullying Programming, etc... Recipient Schools Also Receive Ongoing Support & Resurces To Further Increase Safety Training & Nonviolence Support Resources For Their School Communities!


The Uvalde Foundation For Kids

888 685 8464


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