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Friday Review for May 29, 2020

Friday Review for May 29, 2020

 

FRIDAY CHEETAH CHEER ANNOUNCEMENT

Click here to view Friday’s Cheetah Cheer Announcement.

Fun to watch!

 Happy Friday Cheetahs!

Listen for Cheetah Cheers, maybe it's your class this week!  More valuable information included, don't forget we do have school on Monday, June 1st, it is a snow make-up day and a PTSA meeting, Tuesday night, June 2nd.

Have a great weekend.

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DEAN DISPATCH

Click here to view Mr. Alford’s Weekly Dean’s Dispatch Video.

Fun to watch!

Hello Cheetahs!

Welcome to another edition of the weekly Dean Dispatch.  Mr. Alford shares his musical talent with a special message.  Mr. Alford also has a special interview with a student and the new additions to her family.  Looking for inspiration to keep up on your burpees, look no further, just open up our latest Dean Dispatch!

Stay Healthy.

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Click here to read the Specialists’ Newsletter.

Quick and fun!

And full of good information!

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Quick Link to the Fun Librarians’ Website – Lots of Fun Activities for All Students!

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Quick Link to the Energizing P.E. Teachers’ Website – Lots of Energizing Activities for All Students!

Quick Link to the Marvelous Music Teachers’ Website – Lots of Activities Full of Rhythm and Rhyme

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~Important the below message is in English and Espanol.

Hi MP Families and Students,

This week and next we will be focusing our SEL messages on kindness. We often teach kids about the importance of being kind to others, but not as much about how to be kind to ourselves. Teaching self-acceptance, positive self-talk, and self-compassion all help to build resilience and self-esteem.

Here are a few resources for teaching your kids about self-compassion:

Listening with My Heart: A Story of Kindness and Self-Compassion - A read-aloud story about the importance of being friends to ourselves.

Visiting Friends - A read-aloud story that teaches emotional literacy by encouraging children to explore and accept their emotions.

To deepen the conversation, ask your child:

 - What have you heard others say or do when something doesn’t go the way they’d like? (Losing a game, answering a question wrong, etc.)

- What words would you like to hear from a friend if you messed up or are being hard on yourself?

- Imagine a time when something didn’t go well and you felt mad at yourself. How does it feel to use words of self-compassion instead of being hard on yourself? (“I am learning”, “Everybody makes mistakes”, “I did my best”, etc.)

(Adapted from Mindful Schools)

Take care!

Katie McCain and Suz Fix

MP School Counselors

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