Class-wide learning programs are designed to reinforce strategies that teach essential core competencies, which include self-management, self-awareness, responsible decision making, relationship skills and social awareness.
In Grade 7, students engage with the From Stressed Out to Chilled Out programming. This program promotes self-awareness, empathy and mindfulness as students learn what "normal" stress levels are and when to seek help.
Students in Grade 7 from Roland Michener Secondary School created a video featuring coping skills when encountering positive and negative stress to highlight their learning with the From Stressed Out to Chilled Out programming.
Click here to learn more about other programs and initiatives that support DBS1 students' mental health and well-being.