School Wellness Weekly  2.09.16

2016 Poster Contest Now Open! It’s time for your students to show how creative they can be when promoting the benefits of eating nutritious food, being physically fit, and getting adequate sleep (at least 10 hours for school aged kids and 9-10 for teens). School Wellness Council champions should put the word out, through teacher, … [Read more…]

School Wellness Weekly 1.19.16

Parent Engagement and Wellness  As the second half of the year gets underway, the Chancellor’s continues to emphasize fundamental ways, like expanded language access services, to make schools welcoming for all parents and families. You can also welcome them to participate in your School Wellness Council, not only to make decisions about your school’s wellness … [Read more…]

School Wellness Weekly, Summer, At Last

It’s the time of year when we honor this school year’s achievements (see SWC Celebration highlights below) by planning even more ambitiously for the next one so our students can be as healthy as possible.  As we all know, learning and activity need not end for any of us during the summer.  Make sure students … [Read more…]

School Wellness Weekly: Celebrate Community Wellness

Last Sunday, more than 200 family members joined over 125 student-athletes and staff at the 23rd annual Adaptive Winter Games at Beach Channel Educational Campus, where students with physical and health-related disabilities competed in track and field events while enjoying games and activities. Opening ceremonies included a performance by the Channel View School for Research Marching … [Read more…]