What does compassion mean to you?
Evergreen Forest students demonstrate acts of compassion at an assembly.
NTPS is a Compassionate Community
See examples of compassion from around the district.
Students at Nisqually Middle School and River Ridge High School took part in a unique program this year through Big Brothers Big Sisters.
St. Mark's tends an epic garden across the street from Mountain View Elementary and for years, students have been making the short trek to visit, tend, and participate in raising fuits and vegetables which eventually make their way to the Thurston County Food Bank.
"Tom is one of the most compassionate teachers I have ever worked with. Students always know they can go to him for help with anything! He is their mentor, their advocate and the safe zone." Tom, you are an example of Compassion & Generosity to the whole NTPS community. Congratulations!
Parents, students, law enforcement, community leaders and others came together in January to discuss and celebrate compassion at a city-wide “Compassion is Contagious” forum co-sponsored by the City of Lacey and North Thurston Public Schools. Keynote speaker and North Thurston High School teacher Brady Olson talked about compassion in action.