Guided Imagery
Guided imagery is a way to manage stress. It involves using your imagination to relax and focus.

Dialectic Thinking
Dialectic thinking means that we can have more than one thought or feeling at the same time, even if those thoughts and feelings are opposite of each other. It's OK (and normal) to feel this way! 

Square Breathing
Deep breathing can reduce tension, stress, and anxiety. Square breathing is a way to practice this. Check out this graphic that will teach you how!

Grounding is a way to calm when we feel stressed or scared. This means shifting our thoughts to the here-and-now. Watch this 3-minute grounding activity video to learn how, and check out this graphic.

Rock and Clay
There are many things that are out of our control. This video will help you focus on what is within our control.

Our Mission

The mission of Mahtomedi Middle School, an authentically connected community of Zephyrs dedicated to the fearless pursuit of personal growth is to ensure all students possess the academic, social, and emotional foundation for individual success while exploring passions and enhancing their joy of learning, through a vital system distinguished by:

  • A culture that fosters trusting relationships and belonging
  • An inclusive community that embraces and celebrates each individual
  • Exceptional learning experiences and diverse opportunities that inspire and challenge students inside and outside of the classroom
  • A culture that encourages curiosity and risk-taking and recognizes failure as a part of the learning process
  • A dynamic learning environment that is flexible and responsive
Mahtomedi Middle School ISD #832
8100 75th Street North, Mahtomedi, MN 55115
Phone: 651.407.2200
Fax: 651.407.2225
Our School
Mahtomedi Middle School provides programming to allow each student to find success academically, socially, and emotionally. Our curriculum provides students exploratory opportunities in a variety of curricular areas that provide career and college ready experiences: engineering, art, music, health, family and consumer science, phy-ed, and Spanish. Our experienced staff is focused on the social and emotional development of the early adolescent and provides small advisory groups and individual success coaching. Academic offerings include accelerated and honors courses in math, science, and language arts as well as support classes for those students who need extra attention in skill-building and time management. In addition to academic coursework, our students also have opportunities to engage and explore through our co-curricular offerings. Individual student attention is the strength of Mahtomedi Middle School.