Pronunciation: hoo-room-uh
Mascot: Koala
  • understanding
  • compassion
  • communication

Huruma means empathy. Empathy means having the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.  Empathy means being aware and sensitive of other people’s thoughts and feelings.

How can we have empathy at school?
  • Asking a friend how they are feeling and really listening to his or her response

  • Being helpful and kind to someone who is having a difficult time

  • Listening to others while trying to understand his or her perspective or point of view