NEWS AND HAPPENINGS
Thurs. May 18th: Open Classrooms 5pm
Friday, May 19th: Big Sing 2:45pm
Mon. May 22nd - Fri. May 26th: ERB Testing Purple Door and 2nd Year Red Door - Make sure to eat healthy, get lots of sleep and please be on time
Mon. May 22nd - Wed. May 24th: Beginning Green Door Conferences
Fri. June 2nd: Last All School Hike of the year! 9:00am
You can always find the calendar on our website - HERE
Mindfulness From Christina:
My friend, Dave Mochel, is a former high school teacher at Cate School who is now internationally recognized for his mindfulness work with schools and individuals. The article below is one that was published in the Huffington Post, and I believe worth sharing with the Family School Community.
Making Our Schools Well-being Centered
I will admit my bias right off the bat – I believe that the ultimate bottom-line of education is the well-being of individuals and communities. I cannot get excited by the idea that the deepest purpose of educational institutions is transmitting information and facilitating matriculation. Offering students a curriculum that will serve them for a lifetime is not the same as getting students through a curriculum that is created independent of their needs. When we lose sight of this, we can end up working at cross-purposes with the goal of increasing well-being in the world. Read More...
A Message From Kay:
We will be contacting you if your account is not yet up to date
Volunteers are needed for Purple Door Graduation please sign up during drop off or pick up
Green Door DVDs will be available for purchase for $20, please contact Kalynn for more details
Have a great week everyone!
The Family School