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Posts tagged "Mindfulness"
School district boosts kindergarten, expands construction class

School district boosts kindergarten, expands construction class

By Marcy Stamper
Kindergarteners in the Methow Valley School District will receive five full days of instruction starting in the fall, essentially adding almost two months of school for the district’s youngest students. Adding a fifth day of kindergarten will cost the district …

Mindfulness is a good way to help kids grow and cope

By Sharon Cohen A good deal of controversy has surrounded the introduction of the Mindful Schools curriculum in Methow Valley schools. This is understandable since many are not familiar with mindfulness and associate it with religion or a particular philosophy of life. Actually, it is neither. Mindfulness is about paying attention — no doctrine or belief is...

School puts mindfulness on hold after questions from families, staff

By Marcy Stamper
"Mindfulness" program in the Methow Valley School District has been suspended after parents raise concerns.