We had a marvelous experience day yesterday! All kinds of fun topics and learning.
about 10 hours ago, EOC
image of painted rock, financial aid word cloud, a god giving a high five and various national parks.  Text: Experience Day is TODAY! Morning sessions 9-11 and afternoon session 1-3. Happy Hobby Academy, Navigating Finances for College, Sit Happens, Voyage through the National Parks
Order free at-home Covid-19 Tests! https://www.covidtests.gov/
1 day ago, EOC
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22 Mental Health Tips for 2022: Keep A Gratitude List Write down the things you’re thankful for! Make yourself note at least one per day, and you’ll be surprised to find that (even on your absolute worst days) there is always something small and beautiful to bring you joy.
2 days ago, EOC
Teal Background with a cartoon brain with glasses,arms and legs, lifting weights over the brain.  Words: Mental Health 2022
There is so much information to keep track of when it comes to financial aid. We can help make it clearer. Join us for a series of webinars this February and you may be eligible for a $500 scholarship! Register today at https://bit.ly/MNFAFSA #MNGoesToCollege @ecmcgroup
3 days ago, EOC
Computer images with text: Join us for vitual finance aid events.  Free for MN stduents and families. $500 scholarship and interpreters available!  Ready, Set, FASFA!  Session Dates and Times
22 Mental Health Tips for 2022: Take Up Meditation Take a few moments each day to calm yourself, clear your mind and practice intentional breathing. When your thoughts are racing and your heart is pounding, this grounding activity can make all the difference.
4 days ago, EOC
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22 Mental Health Tips for 2022: Find a Creative Outlet You need a hobby to channel your energy into, whether you choose to use it as a reward for doing well or a safe activity to turn to when you need a pick-me-up. Maybe it’s art, photography, web design or a new sport. Finding the right outlet makes dealing with a hard day a thousand times more bearable.
6 days ago, EOC
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No School Monday, January 17, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
8 days ago, EOC
Image of graffiti on a wall with text "they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character"
22 Mental Health Tips for 2022: Express Gratitude for Close Friends Sometimes, letting a friend know you care and are grateful for them can open up a beautiful conversation. Remind loved ones that you love them and don’t be surprised when they express similar gratitude for you in return. Your heart will be bursting!
9 days ago, EOC
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22 Mental Health Tips for 2022: Distance Yourself from Toxic People There is nothing wrong with feeling like you no longer benefit from a relationship, but you need to be proactive in making sure you distance yourself from them and surround yourself with people who bring you joy.
11 days ago, EOC
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22 Mental Health Tips for 2022: Get More Sleep Depression and anxiety can definitely make a good night’s sleep feel impossible, but it’s important to catch those Zzz’s! Your mind and body need that time to reset, and waking up tired will only bring you down. Give yourself a set bedtime and put away all screens an hour before.
13 days ago, EOC
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22 Mental Health Tips for 2022: Keep a Journal Sometimes, you’ve just got to vent—but you might not always feel comfortable turning to a friend or family member. Journaling is a great way to get things off your chest at the end of each day, so you can wake up and leave yesterday’s troubles behind.
16 days ago, EOC
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We had a soup-er time at the first all school meeting of 2022! There were puns, Kahoot questions, and some good troubleshooting tips. Thanks Patty's advisory!
17 days ago, EOC
Orange board with the text "welcome to the all school meeting! Check in: What is your favorite soup?"
Image of game show board with questions "according to the huffington post, America's favorite soup is.."
Image of game show board with question "Gazpacho is generally made of tomatoes, garlic, pepper.  What is the standard way to eat it?"
Image on blue background with helpful guide to what to do if you are taking a bath and suddenly wonder "am I soup"
The Minnesota Energy Assistance Program is accepting applications for the 2021-2022 heating season. For more information please see: https://mn.gov/commerce/consumers/consumer-assistance/energy-assistance/
about 1 month ago, EOC
Text on blue background with text that reads "need help with your utility bills?  Up to $2,000 to pay your energy bills."
We have a break coming soon!
about 1 month ago, EOC
Image of lights and bells with text "no school December 20-31. "
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) invites students grades 6-12 to participate in the 2021 First Amendment Freedoms Art & Essay Contest. The deadline to apply is December 31, 2001. Registration here: https://chicago.adl.org/files/2021/09/2021-Contest-Entry-Form-v1-Web.pdf
about 2 months ago, EOC
Red striped flyer staing: 2021 First Amendment Freedoms Art and Essay COntest for grades 6-12.  First place $5,000 scholarship
Gigi's advisory led today's All School Meeting! Their jokes and Kahoot game made for an un-frog-ettable time!
about 2 months ago, EOC
image of a frog with text "welcome, December all school meeting hosted by Gigi's advisory"
Image of Kahoot game with question
Image of frogs with text "Have a great day!  Remember there is always another lilypad to explore!"
Fall break is this week!
2 months ago, EOC
Image of gourds, cranberries and pinecones with text "no school 11/25 and 11/26 for fall break.
An advisory field trip to Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park. These students braved a chilly day to learn about history of the area with a Three Rivers Park Guide. Great sights, conversation, and even a pair of eagles joined in! #fieldtripadventures
2 months ago, EOC
5 youths standing in front of a lake
Two Bald Eagles on a electrical pole
Group walking on a trail through trees
group listening to a presentation outside
Larry's advisory hosted the November All School Meeting this morning! The theme? Banana bread! We had some breadful jokes, played Larry's Feud, and learned some fun banana bread facts.
3 months ago, EOC
Image of banana bread with text that reads jokes that will never go stale. What do you do with a tired banana?  Send it to bread!  What do you say to your banana bread when you leave the house?  I'm going, bananas.
Image that reads "Larry's Feud" with 8 blue boxes below.
Image of banana bread with the text "did you know? National banana bread day is February 23"
A Virtual Camp called “Camp Equity” is available to families and students interested in Youth and Social Justice. It has a sliding fee, people can pay as little as $0 to participate. Deadline for registering is November 1st. Sign up here: https://bit.ly/CampEquity101
3 months ago, EOC
flier that is titled camp equity with text that reads "A virtual camp where young people learn about social justice from grassroots leaders while meeting peers across the country"