Chances are, in the course of an average school day, dozens of people pass through your school’s front office. So why not use your front office bulletin board to inspire, motivate, or recognize and show some love to your students, teachers, and staff? Positive and uplifting front office bulletin boards are a great way to build school culture. Members of your school community will feel recognized, and visitors will quickly learn what your school is all about. Check out these 15 creative ideas to get you started.   

1. Inspire greatness.

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It’s a simple formula, really.  

2. It’s all about family. 

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And at this school, we’re all members. 

3. Put faces to names. 


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The first step to building solid relationships. 

4. Spell it out. 

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What a creative way to use Scrabble letters. 

5. All are welcome. 

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No matter which language you use to you say it. 

6. Celebrate diversity. 

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What a clever play on words!

7. Teamwork makes the dream work. 

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We can help each other grow. 

8. What’s happening?

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Everything your school family needs to know in one central location. 

9. Boldly state your mission. 

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Let every student know how important they are.

10. Words hold power. 

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Choose carefully.

11. Cheer each other on. 

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Because teachers and staff need positive reinforcement too!

12. We all need to hear this. 


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Everyone should hear at least one of these things each day.

13. Set goals together. 

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We’ll all grow together. 

14. It all boils down to this. 

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Simple as that. 

15. Take what you need. 

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Inspirational quotes for the taking. 

Does your school have amazing front office bulletin boards? Come share a picture in our Principal Life Facebook group. 

Also, check out 10 Musts for a Friendly Front Office.