I hope you are having a great month! Wednesday night was great! All of the principals were able to visit the Spaghetti with Santa event to benefit the Music Department. It was so nice to see the children so excited.
Have you been hearing about mindfulness? Mindfulness is the practice of purposely focusing your attention on the present moment—and accepting it without judgment. Mindfulness is now being examined scientifically and has been found to be a key element in happiness.
I have been researching the topic and I presented an overview to staff on this interesting topic at our PD on Wednesday. Click on the link for more information about mindfulness.
We also discussed an Open Circle Gratitude packet, which contains wonderful lessons and activities to encourage showing gratitude. We will be incorporating gratitude concepts through Open Circle during this month.
My first Good Character Breakfast for Grade 2 will be the 16th. An email with details came home today for those eligible. This breakfast is for all studnts receiving a Hoot up to December 2nd. Third graders will be recognized December 19th.
Gratitude Quote of the Day: "Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude." - A. A. Milne in Winnie the Pooh
Have wonderful weekend!