Roslyn High School introduced a new program called Mindfulness Days from November 16-18, 2022. It was presented by Mission Be, a mindfulness-based educational program that trains students to better manage stress and regulate emotions.
“Mindfulness education programs are rooted in neuroscience and designed to create positive learning environments and increase student focus. They decrease bullying and student stress, while creating a school-wide culture of compassion,” said Assistant Principal Carol Murphy. “Students in the 9th and 10th grade will have an opportunity to participate in the program later in the school year.”
Mission Be founder and CEO Carin Winter hosted sessions with the junior class in the lower gym, leading games that initiated discussions surrounding stress, anxiety and inclusion. The goal is to equip children with mindful, social-emotional skills that will help them perform better academically and in their careers, and help them become more creative, inventive, compassionate, empathetic, caring members of society.