Woodland Middle School in the East Meadow School District celebrated the last day of school before winter break on Feb. 15 by hosting “Mix It Up Day,” which included team-building activities for the students.
The Social Emotional Learning Committee organized a Disney-themed “Mix It Up Day” for sixth and seventh-grade students during their lunch periods in order to have students meet new people while developing their social and teamwork skills. Activities included a scavenger hunt and a word search, which encouraged students to assist each other. Prizes were randomly distributed to those that fully completed the scavenger hunt.
Eighth-grade students also continued their yearlong focus on team building. The first portion of their skill development took place in November and the eighth-grade class gathered again for a recent round of collaborative activities including a human rock, papers, scissors tournament.