Have the top story go to a student who performed outstanding as a friend, a learner, or as a different role outside of school. Include their picture and send home in the newsletter for parents and students to see.
Too many icebreakers require students to take massive social risks with people they barely know. Or they don't really help students get to know each other. Or they are just plain cheesy. Here are three that are actually good. Great if you teach in a speci