Mayor's Youth Council launches mindfulness campaign in Minnesota district

Monday, October 7, 2013

Entering a new school year, students are sure to expect a host of exciting and novel opportunities. Chief among these are the new iPads that have been issued to Northfield High School and Northfield Middle School students as part of the district’s "Transformational Technology" initiative.

The tablets will allow teachers to integrate these devices increasingly into their classrooms and the daily lives of 21st century students.

The Mayor’s Youth Council (MYC), a city board consisting of current junior and senior students concerned with voicing youth perspectives on important issues and collaborating with community partners to implement projects and ideas, has been brainstorming ways in which to make this transition smooth not just for Northfield’s youth, but for everyone involved in this initiative.

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