Missoula Community School

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Peace, Community, and Taking Deep Breaths

Our last Mindfulness and Movement lesson we focused on peace and community. We discussed what the word ‘peace’ means, and what we all think of when we hear the word peace. Then, we worked together with kindness and respect to…

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Expectations and Using a Mindfulness Jar

Last week in Mindfulness and Movement we addressed our MCS expectations. We had a discussion about rules, and what they are and why we have them. We agreed that rules help teach us what we should and should not do, and…

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Family and Emotions

Last week in Mindfulness and Movement we discussed what a family is. A family is the group of people you live with who love and take care of each other. All families are different, and they are all beautiful and special because…

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Anh’s Anger and The Skin We Are In

Last week in Mindfulness and Movement we read the book ‘Anh’s Anger’ and discussed different ways we can take care of our anger. It’s a wonderful story that describes anger as a creature who makes you say and do mean things…

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Upcoming Events

We have a couple mindful events coming up! First is our parent meeting, which will take place at the school on January 12th, 3:30pm-4:30pm.  During this time our mindfulness coordinator will share what your children have been doing at school…

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Expressing Yourself

Last week in Mindfulness and Movement Julia was absent and Gerri filled in! Classes spent time doing Brain Gym movements and talking about peace! Gerri then read ‘The Peace Book’ by Todd Parr and discussed what peace is. What does…

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Safe Bodies and Being Thankful

Our last mindfulness lesson we focused on having a safe body and learning how to control our movements. We read the book ‘I See Kindness Everywhere’ and played three movement games. The first game was passing a spoon around with…

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