Great Ideas: A Welcoming Community

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From the TCT archives: Greet new families with open arms.

When families visit our school, we want each family to feel welcome. On the first day the student enters or when the family comes for a tour, we post a welcome sign with the name of the student/family on the front door.

We also post a list of all the new families at the entrance to the room where we hold our annual welcome meeting. The sign reads, “Holy Cross Academy welcomes …”

~ Submitted by Sr, Frances Carol, OSFA (at time of original publication, Holy Cross Academy, Fredericksburg, Virginia)

This great idea was originally published in our August/September 2012 issue.

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