MONDAY Mindful Monday / Jr. Iron Chef: Enjoy coloring, meditation or a relaxing activity on your break. Classrom teachers can also find a Mindfulness Lesson Plan in the resources sidebar that can be adapted to any grade. In the evening, cheer on students at our third annual Jr. Iron Chef competition at the Solar Arts Building from 5:30-7:30. Four chefs from the True Food Chef Council and eight MPS middle school students will team up to compete “Top Chef” style for a panel of judges. This free community event kicks off MPS’ fourth annual Wellness Week. LEARN MORE
TUESDAY Try It Tuesday: Try a new recipe, try a new mode of transportation or try a new activity! No matter what you choose, take a day to celebrate your health and well-being and try something new!
WEDNESDAY Bike-Walk-Let's Roll MPS: School communities across MPS are celebrating the joys and reaping the benefits of biking, walking, and transit with events at arrival or during the school day. Anyone can lead this event for their school--staff, parent, or student. Schools that register to participate in the event will receive a “prize package” with I BIKED and I WALKED stickers and other FANTASTIC incentives and technical assistance to help make the event a success. SIGN UP HERE
THURSDAY Minnesota Thursday & Rethink Your Drink: Shake-up your sugar intake! Rethink Your Drink provides the opportunity for students and staff to replace their sugary beverages with fruit-infused water. High School students will also have the opportunity to sample fruit infused water flavors during their lunch hour.
FRIDAY Fun Friday: Walk, dance, exercise or do an activity that moves you. The goal today is to be well and have fun!
USE #mpswellnessweek on social media to show your participation in all the wellness FUN!
Staff Wellness: Lindsay Biller, firstname.lastname@example.org
Farm to School: Kate Seybold, email@example.com
Bike-Walk-Let's Roll MPS: Jenny Bordon, firstname.lastname@example.org