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Cultivating a Positive Mindset: March's Path to Brighter Days

Hello, amazing parents and students!

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As March arrives, we embark on a journey of empowerment with the theme of Positive Mindset. This month, let's delve into the transformative power of cultivating positivity and embracing an optimistic outlook on life. Join us as we uncover the magic of a mindset that can light up our days and inspire us to reach for the stars. 


A treat for  March 4 have a piece of pie, day. Jesse was sure to get this in place. Speaking of food the outreach not only works hard to make sure we nurture the mind with a positive approach, accepting learning differences of each student reducing limitations when possible. Peer interactions and presentations that will better prepare them for the school environment, home and community. Building confidence and self advocacy and recognising success. Each step and event in our lives can alter the way we see life and setting a solid building block of successful experiences can make a difference.

Now for real food there is always something for our students to eat, snack and make, staff work hard to offer cold plate options and warm. All are welcome to help us make the food of the day or make requests for another time. 

St Patrick Day is coming hope the green we see is the grass growing. Click to view larger


Speaking of food if you have a recipe you know teens would like to eat and are willing to share please send it to us and we will be able to offer something new. 

March 23/24 930 - 3 pm at  Lake land Employment services at 5110A 54 ave Bonnyville another Free Learner Prep course for anyone 14 and over. Call Ryan Nicole at 780-343-0924 to let him know to save you a spot. They also over adult support for employment prep to get you ready for a job.

NO SCHOOL- family Friday on March 28 and Good Friday is on March 29. come back to school on April 8th for class. Happy Easter to everyone. 

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For more resources, check out the Positive Mindset page on the NLPS website.

Nurturing a Positive Mindset: Tips for Students

Students, let's embrace positivity:

  • Gratitude Practice: Start your day by listing three things you're grateful for. It could be as simple as a sunny day, a delicious breakfast, or spending time with friends. This practice shifts your focus to the good things in life and sets a positive tone for the day ahead.
  • Positive Affirmations: Repeat positive statements about yourself and your abilities. Remind yourself that you're capable, resilient, and worthy of success. These affirmations help rewire your brain, replacing self-doubt with self-belief.
  • Surround Yourself with Positivity: Choose friends and mentors who radiate positivity and support your goals. Seek out inspiring books, podcasts, or YouTube channels that uplift and motivate you. Surrounding yourself with positivity creates an environment that fuels your growth and optimism.
  • Challenge Negative Thoughts: Catch those negative thoughts and challenge them with positive alternatives. Instead of saying, "I can't do it," reframe it as "I am capable of learning and growing." Train your mind to see possibilities instead of roadblocks.

If you can think it or say and believe it can happen in so  many ways whether big or small. 

Reflecting on Last Month MARCH : Your Insights Matter!

In March we started steps to developing empowerment using the themes of Positive Mindset. If we are able in our lives to cultivate personal  positivity and  using an optimistic outlook on life just hink how  much less stress we will encounter.. Join us as we uncover the magic of a mindset that can light up our days and inspire us to reach for the stars. 

Connect with Our Student Advocacy Counsellors: Reach Out for Support

Seeking guidance or want to discuss well-being? Our Student Advocacy Counsellors are here for you. Reach out at at the Cold Lake Outreach or call 780-594-6885. Reach out with at Lac La Biche(also  Journeys and Crossroads) Outreach or call 780-623-2658. Reach out at at Bonnyville Outreach or call 780-826-3111. We enjoy connecting with our students and parents/guardians whether by phone or in person give us a call.

Reminder Here's to a March filled with sunshine-filled thoughts, empowering moments, and a tapestry of positivity. Let's nurture our minds and radiate the brilliance within!