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March is Happiness Month in District 54 schools

District 54 apple logo with frog peeking throughDistrict 54 is celebrating Happiness Month in March by taking part in a variety of activities related to happiness and positivity.

District 54 is focused on creating a school community that recognizes the importance of positive psychology to strengthen our core mission of Ensuring Student Success.

The district kicked off the 2017-18 school year with an inspirational Happiness Summit for staff. Keynote speaker Shawn Achor, author of The Happiness Advantage, spoke about how happiness and optimism fuel performance and lead to success. You can read more about the Happiness Summit here.

District 54 schools have embraced the principles of The Happiness Advantage, which focus on how positive psychology

  • Creates a happy, healthy and engaged learning community;
  • Deepens student, family and community development; and
  • Improves performance and fuels student success.

Be sure to follow our hashtag #54Happiness on social media as we spotlight activities at our schools and Rafferty Administration Center throughout Happiness Month in March.