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Healthy School Communities invites networking and sharing of resources, ideas, and practices that encourage a coordinated approach to school health programming and policy within school communities.
Join the group and share comments, post events, and meet other community members working to improve teaching and learning by addressing students' and school staff's physical and emotional health needs.
Group members are also encouraged to sign up for the Health and Learning News and Updates biweekly e-newsletter for current school health news, resources, and announcements.
Peter Yarrow on the Whole Child
Hills Elementary School
Iroquois Ridge High School
Des Moines Municipal School
Edgewood Elementary/Pottstown School District
Supporting the Whole Child through Partnerships for Healthier Schools
Healthy School Report Card at Barclay School
Alseta_Gholston, 3 years ago| FlagChoose Respect
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
has assembled is a tool kit concerning prevention of adolescent dating violence and how to form healthy relationsh ips. The tool kit contains links to websites containing resources to help teens learn at home, in school, and in the community.
Alseta_Gholston, 3 years ago| Flag'Nexus Campus' Could Serve As a Model in New Orleans
A multiuse center on the campus of a New Orleans elementary
school includes a health clinic, a public library, an adult computer lab and other community services alongside preschool and kindergart en classrooms . Supporters say the Mahalia Jackson Early Childhood & Family Learning Center could be a model for creating more cohesive communitie s as the area continues to reinvest and rebuild schools and facilities destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.
Alseta_Gholston, 3 years ago| FlagFood Revolution
in the Classroom
Studies show that kids who eat school lunches are more likely to end up overweight
according to a recent production of This Week with Christiane Amanpour. View Amanpour's interview with Jamie Oliver, a chef that has begun a campaign to improve nutritiona l content in America's school lunches.
Alseta_Gholston, 3 years ago| FlagAmerican School Health Associatio
n (ASHA) Post Conference Workshop: Gaining Administra tive Support for School Health by Working Together
The focus of the workshop is how to gain administra
tive support for meeting student health needs and promoting academic success through a coordinate d/team approach. You will have the opportunit y to interact with 2010 winner of the ASHA's Superinten dent's School Health Leadership Award, as well as coordinato rs from several local school systems who will share their wisdom and successful lessons learned in working with their Superinten dents.
This exciting, highly interactiv
e and applicable workshop is scheduled on Saturday afternoon especially to encourage participat ion by CDC Funded Partner sites who are attending their conference starting the following day.
Find out more and register for ASHA's conference