March Staff Newsletter

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Social & Emotional Learning Competency  

Social Awareness    

  • Empathy  
  • Social cues 
  • Social responsibility 
  • Appreciation for all people & cultures    

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Helpful Tips

How to Be a Kindness Role Model for Your Kids

We can inspire our kids to be kinder by talking about and practicing kindness ourselves. Read more >

Parenting events & tips

Family and Community Engagement

Parent University is continuing through the Spring.

We're bringing you the information you need to better connect, engage, and succeed. Visit www.duncanvilleisd.org/FACE to access the events calendar and join.

Recordings of past sessions are available on our YouTube channel.

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Community Resources

Are you or someone you know in need of assistance? 

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  • Housing & Shelter
  • Food Assistance
  • Counseling Resources
  • Alcohol Resources
  • Grief Support

If so, please click here for more information. 

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Words of Wisdom

"The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention. A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect that most well-intentioned words." 
-Racheal Naomi Remen  

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Mindfulness                 

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Look around your current surroundings and find 5 things you can see, 4 things you can touch, 3 things you can hear, 2 things you can smell, and 1 thing you can taste. Now breath deeply, be present and stay calm. 

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Wellness 

11 Steps to Rebuild Your Relationship with Food

Negative feelings about food and weight can derail even the healthiest of lifestyles. If you have a fraught relationship with certain foods or a history of compulsive dieting or binge eating, here are some strategies that can help you start to break the cycle: Read more >

A Sweaty 30-minute Cardio HIT Workout You Can Do Right in Your Living Room  

If you’ve yet to try a high-intensity interval training (HIT) cardio workout, consider this your invitation. Trainers everywhere love them because they’re usually fast, always efficient, and can be adjusted to just about any level of expertise. Read more >