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Winter Wellness Week

Winter Wellness Week
Winter Wellness Week 2019
Winter Wellness Week 2020
Minneapolis Public Schools is planning for its fourth annual WINTER WELLNESS WEEK! Celebrate with themed days and events designed to foster a culture of social, emotional, and physical well-being across the district.
Our environment impacts our wellbeing, so we will also highlight some Green Tips with simple ways to walk a little more gently on the Earth. 
Join in the Winter Wellness fun with us! Take a photo, make a poster, or create a video, and use #mpswinterwellness on social media.
Monday Melt
Melt the cold weather away by starting the week with warm welcomes! Build an inclusive community by sharing some of yourself and listening to your peers. Be sure to try the fruit infused water available in the cafeteria at lunch today! (see resources sidebar for SEL Toolkit)
Tall Sock Tuesday
Make sure you dress for being outside this winter! Sport your tall socks and your winter hat to show that being warm is oh so cool. Check out the Coats Hats & Gloves video created by Franklin MS to promote dressing for the weather. Health teachers and classroom teachers also have winter safety lessons that they can use to celebrate this day. (see resources sidebar)
Winter Walk Wednesday
Whether you celebrate walking to school or at school, this is the day to get outside and enjoy the magical winter light. Schools across MPS are celebrating. Even if you’re not taking part in a formal event, plan a walk outdoors today. Wednesday also kicks off our second True Food Taste Test of the school year! Visit our page to find out what we're making.
Health is in Your Hands Thursday
Today we highlight social, emotional and physical self-care. Check out our social media today for ways MPS staff are taking care of ourselves.
One way to practice self-care is by enjoying the locally-sourced Minnesota Thursdays lunch, also celebrated on this day.
Friendly Friday
Friday celebrates community-care through random acts of kindness. Shovel a neighbor’s walk or help one another during the school day and transform Minnesota ice into Minnesota nice.