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Mindfulness for Students and Families

May's mindfulness activity for both teens and adults is to incorporate more mindfulness activities into your daily routine. The sun is shining, the weather is getting nicer, what better time to take a few minutes of your day to devote to just yourself?

Not sure what to do? Try one of these:

  • movement:
    • take a brisk walk
    • try a yoga routine
  • meditate
  • connect with what is around you
    • stop to smell the roses
    • spend some quality time with family


Mindset Mantra: Today, I Will Try Something New

Try one of these challenges! 

  • 30 day Fitness Challenge for all ages!
  • Winter Wellness - 21 Day Challenge!  
    • A great way to end the cold days of winter!
  • GoodReads Reading Challenge 2021
    • How many books can you read in a year?  My goal is 50!  Haven't gotten there yet, but know that this could be the year!
    • You must sign up for a free account.

Creating Connections While Apart

Library Rules and Policies

Students are welcome to sign in to the library during their Academic Lab period to read, research or use the computers.  Students must report to their Academic Lab for attendance and wait for the "ding-dong" before reporting to the library.

Students will respect the needs of others by following the rules below:

  • Students may not bring food, candy or drinks in to the library.
  • Appropriate electronic device use is allowed.  This includes use for research, reading, or for listening with earphones.  Violations of the Electronic Device policy will be address by Administration.
  • Students must work quietly without disturbing others.  Collaboration with peers on assignment is allowed so long as it does nto interfere with the learning of others.  Anyone causing a disturbance will be asked to leave.
  • Students have the option of choosing their slots for every 7 Day cycle via SignUp Genius.  Rules for sign-up are as follows:
    • Only 25 students will be allowed to sign up;
    • Students who sign up MUST report to the library;
    • Students will receive an invite on their school email every Day 6 for the upcoming cycle.
    • Students must choose the Day(s) and block to submit.  Options will be available for the entire cycle (Day 1 - 7);
    • A confirmation email will be sent to the student and should be kept in case it is needed by their Academic Lab teacher.
    • Sign ups for a particular day will close at 8:00 pm the day prior.
    • Students who do not receive or who wish to be removed from the email list must contact Mrs. O'Brien directly.