December 2012

Golden Birthday

Brown School sixth grader, Cole Sawyer, celebrated his 12th birthday on 12-12-2012, and wanted to find a special way to mark the occasion.  He set a goal of collecting 1,212 pounds of pet food, which he would donate to local animals in need, and asked local businesses and his peers at Brown School to help.  […]

Mindful Tips for the Holiday Season

Brown School teacher and MindUP Coordinator Rebecca Calos was interviewed on News Channel 13 about the importance of using MindUP strategies both in school and during the holidays.  The full interview can be found on the WNYT website. Tip #1:  Focus on the present moment—Mindful Awareness So often when things get hectic and stressful our […]