California High School Replaces Mirrors in Girls’ Bathroom With Positive Message Signs

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A high school in California has replaced all the mirrors in its girls' bathroom with positive signs that say messages like "You're strong enough" and "You are beautiful."

Laguna Hills High School student Sabrina Astle, 17, a member of the Kindess Club, came up with the idea to have students read happy thoughts rather than look at their own reflections. She made the posters for the school's "What If …" Week, ABC News reported Tuesday.

"Then we had What if … Week," she said, which is designed to bring the campus together. "Each day has a specific message. The message for Thursday, March 23, 2017, was ‘What if we showed more love?'

"I felt that this would be a good time to hang the signs. I put the signs in the bathroom the night before so students would see them throughout the next day," she said.

Chelsea Maxwell, the school's activities director, told ABC News, "She [Sabrina] made it her goal for the semester to spread positive messages around campus."

According to Astle, the response on campus has been positive. The article did not quote anyone who may find it frustrating to not have a mirror to check their reflection, clean their teeth, or apply makeup.