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Social Emotional Learning Events

Greenwich Public Schools Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Events promote a safe school climate by fostering social-emotional skills in our students and reinforcing the District’s norms: Be Here, Be Safe, Be Honest, Care for Self and Others, Let Go and Move On.

SEL Events Flyer and Press Release.

Greenwich Time Article: Keep calm and learn mindfulness, says Greenwich Public Schools

Greenwich Sentinel: Greenwich Public Schools Launch 2016-2017 Social Emotional Learning Events

2016-2017 SEL Events

September 28 – BE HERE

Be Here – BEE Grateful - Wear Yellow

This event aims to promote gratitude, mindful living and effective stress management skills.

Students will take this opportunity to:

  • Learn how the brain reacts to stress
  • Learn how to manage stress through mindfulness
  • Practice being grateful as a stress-management strategy

November 10 – CARE FOR SELF AND OTHERS

Join The Chain Of Kindness – Wear Red

This event aims to promote care, kindness, compassion and empathy.

Press Release

January 31 – BE SAFE

You Are The Key To Safety – Wear Green

This event aims to promote awareness of safety in various situations (e.g., home, school and the community).


March 3 – LET GO AND MOVE ON

Just Be You Wear Your Favorite Color

The goal for this event is to promote diversity, acceptance, and compassion. Students will discuss about ways to embrace each other’s differences, and let go of their pre-conceived notions.

May 10 – BE HONEST

Character Matters – Wear Blue

The event will focus on teaching students the implications of being honest along with strategies for being trustworthy.