Students and staff at Meadow Drive School are displaying what they are grateful for, while celebrating the community. Meadow Drive is working on a gratitude mural, an interactive display on one of the school’s hallways, which will include a cork board for students and staff to post messages on. The wall was inspired by an article in the New York Times on Thanksgiving, where readers wrote six-word gratitude memoirs. The gratitude mural hopes to mirror the same idea. Principal Ortiz says the practice of gratitude is important in building kindness and social-emotional wellness for both students and staff. While 2020 has been a year full of challenges, the gratitude mural is meant to highlight the year’s learning moments as well as celebrate the fact that the community has come together and supported one another during a tough time. Meadow Drive is choosing to see the light that has emerged from this year and hopes to inspire gratitude in years to come.