Friday River Launch

November 2, 2018

Hello, November!

Thank you for the great conversations stemming from our "Solution Mindset" talk at our last faculty meeting. And now some wise words from the great philosopher, Tina Fey...(Who knew?)

“Whatever the problem, be part of the solution. Don’t just sit around raising questions and pointing out obstacles.”-Tina Fey

Coach's Corner~~ with Stephanie Sosa

There is a lot of research on the benefits of mindfulness in the classroom and in our personal lives. Here is a very short article with additional links to see evidence of improving many areas of our lives by a simple act of meditation.

To incorporate simple 3 minute guided meditations for you and/or your students give some of these a try:

And as always, for more tips and support visit


The district is bringing Rick Wormeli on January 10 and 11. He will be speaking at the Rancho Pico MPR from 8am-3pm. This is a wonderful professional growth opportunity! There is no cost to attend, but teachers will not be paid. All attendees will receive a copy of Wormeli's book, Fair Isn't Always Equal. Sign ups are first come first serve with school principal and open to junior high teachers only at first.

Rio Norte Junior High School

Audrey Asplund, Principal