Our mission is to Ensure Student Success. During these unprecedented times, the social-emotional well-being of our individuals is of utmost importance. By launching Optimistic Household, District 54 aims to spark positivity, optimism and hope for our students, our staff and their families.
A decade’s worth of research on gratitude has shown us that when life is going well, gratitude allows us to celebrate and magnify the goodness. But what about when life goes badly? In the midst of a crisis, people often ask if they can—or even should—feel grateful under such dire circumstances.