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CBS 2 NY Spotlights Baldwin High School Mindfulness Classes

High school kids in our area are learning how to “be in the moment!”

A new “mindfulness” course at Baldwin High School is so popular, school officials had to expand the offering.

In high school, stress comes in 40-minute intervals.

“I’m thinking about the homework I have to do that night, the test I have later, always on my mind,” one student said.

“All the tests and quizzes and finals and regents,” another student said.

“Sometimes relationships with friends.”

At Baldwin High School – in between quizzing and cramming – there’s meditating.

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