M i n d f u l n e s s 
“It’s about living your life as if it really mattered, moment by moment by moment by moment.”
-Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph. D. 
... and remember you're alive
Through dialogue and live practice, mindfulness is a central component of nearly every guidance lesson with Fawn Mountain students.  
Student's learn to:  
*Become more aware of their own thoughts, feelings and surroundings*
*Self-regulate behavior* 
*Better notice the feelings and actions of others* 
*Engage fully in the present moments of their lives* 
 *Become better students*
*Grow as individuals and young members of the community* 
Explore resources for Mindfulness in the links below!
 Getting Along 
"Let's get together and feel all right."
-Bob Marley 
One World.  
Students at Fawn Mountain practice getting along through specific group activities and follow up conversations.
Students also explore human diversity and culture with one another.
 Feelings Identification 
"Feelings, as well as thoughts, drive our behavior." 
-Mr. Derek  ;-) 

However you feel is always okay  
Students learn through lessons, conversations and role playing opportunities how to better identify their own feelings, those of others, and how to effectively respond to difficult feelings. 
 Being a Hero
 A Hero is really just a someone brave enough to help
 *Students learn that being a hero means being brave enough to help out and do the right thing; ANYONE CAN BE A HERO!
 *The concept of being a Hero is connected to education about bullying and how to effectively respond to and prevent it.
*Students also engage in projects to help one another and the whole school throughout the year.