Club Features

Operation Beautiful is a GO!

“Take what you need and give what you can” was the motto for students at New Foundations Charter School in Philadelphia, PA. Members of NFCS Minds Matter decided to spread kindness across the school by creating positive messages on post-it notes through a project called Operation Beautiful. “Virtual learning has taken an emotional toll on […]

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Selecting Rising Club Leadership

Brookwood Minds Matter, from Snellville, GA, is well on their way to selecting their club leadership for the 2022 – 2023 school year.  Brookwood started off by identifying leadership positions that would be open next school year based on which leaders were graduating seniors. Then, they created a leadership application Google Form with a list […]

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mindful journaling

As the school year comes to a close, many students are dealing with the stresses of final exams, college applications, and solidifying summer plans. Club meetings can be a space to process all that stress, and Titans Minds Matter from Bellevue, WA encouraged that reflection by hosting a Mindful Journaling activity during a club meeting. […]

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Self-Care Fun Fair

Blooming Roses from Roosevelt High School in Washington, DC, a new club within the DCPS Youth Mental Health Program, hosted a three-day Self-Care Fun Fair around Valentine’s Day. Blooming Roses choose to kick off their first school-wide campaign by spreading the love around campus! Throughout the week students enjoyed various mindfulness workshops that taught wellness […]

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words of affirmation

Words of affirmation are words that communicate respect, love, and appreciation for another person or oneself. Atom Minds Matter from Annandale High School in Annandale, Virginia learned how important words of affirmation are and how much they can impact someone’s day, so they decided to share some with the whole school! One club leader shared: […]

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Spreading Kindness

Falcons Minds Matter from Poolesville High School in Maryland has been spreading kindness in creative ways. In January, the club teamed up with their counseling department to put on a Wellness Wednesday initiative with the theme of kindness towards self and others. [image description: students in a classroom wearing different colored shirts saying “♡ be […]

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holiday cookie decorating event

It’s always the season for self-care! Oakton Minds Matter from Oakton High School in Fairfax County, Virginia hosted a Holiday Cookie Decorating Event in December for students to unwind and have some fun. They partnered with the cooking club at their school, the Cooking Cougars, who baked all the cookies for the event. Look at […]

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Self-Reflection Through Journaling

On November 30th, 2021, Milton Minds Matter (MMM) kicked off their first club meeting with a journaling session. Club members thought that journaling would be a great way to practice creativity and self-reflection. It’s also a great way to support a peer. Milton’s Co-President Annette Swenson, shared a testimonial of the joy students experienced while […]

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The Gift That Keeps On Giving: Gratitude

Frost Minds Matter, a middle school pilot program site in Fairfax, VA has ramped up their attitude of gratitude this season. First, Frost hosted a Gratitude Challenge. Students were given post-it notes to write down something they are grateful for. The post-its were then pasted onto a wall in the shape of a heart. Frost […]

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Hosting a Wellness Week

Blake Minds Matter (BMM) from James Hubert Blake High School located in Silver Spring, Maryland, recently hosted a Wellness Week in collaboration with Blake Leaders Institute, a student organization that provides teens with leadership development opportunities and service projects. The purpose of the Wellness Week was to educate their school community about mental health and […]

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