Create a Community of Acceptance and Respect in Your School
Whole school activities also offer a platform to demonstrate the power of young people to positively impact their school community by promoting social inclusion.
Cool Schools Polar Plunge
The Cool Schools Polar Plunge engages students, educators, administrators, and community members in supporting Special Olympics DC and raising funds for your Unified Champion School activities. Email Amanda Holler to learn more about the Cool Schools Polar Plunge and get involved!
Create a ripple effect of advocacy and action through whole school rallies and awareness campaigns. School-wide awareness campaigns like Spread the Word to End the Word engage the whole school community in learning about respect and inclusion.
Fans in the Stands
Support your school at Unified Sports competitions or invite students to become Fans in the Stands at local Special Olympics competition and cheer on the athletes. View a Fans in the Stands checklist to get started!
Unified Pep Rally
Pep rallies are held for all interscholastic sports teams, including Unified Sports and varsity teams. Plan a Unified pep rally to celebrate and raise awareness for the Unified movement at your school using the Get Started Checklist for School Assemblies.