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Swampscott school kids learn a lesson in kindness

Third graders Max Battinelli (left), Victoria Pierro, Jane Raymond, Bogdan Lutic, Lila Schwartz and Sophia Zanni present their acts of kindness during a school-wide assembly to wrap up Hadley School's Great Kindness Challenge.
Principal Ilana Bebchick (left) listens to third graders (from left) Max Battinelli, Victoria Pierro, Jane Raymond, Bogdan Lutic, Lila Schwartz and Sophia Zanni present their acts of kindness during a school-wide assembly to wrap up Hadley School's Great Kindness Challenge. (Courtesy photo)
SWAMPSCOTT — Ella Douillette, a Hadley Elementary School second grader, knows helping is rewarding. “If you are kind to someone, it makes them feel good,” she said. “It makes me feel real good because I’m being nice to someone.” The 8-year-old joined her schoolmates in the Great Kindness Challenge at Hadley this week, which wrapped…

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