Promoting Healthy Habits that will Last a Lifetime
Our District has developed a Wellness Policy that is focused on improving the health of students and staff. The policy was developed by the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Model Team that includes teachers, parents, administrators, and district nurse.
The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Program builds on the components of the Coordinated School Health Programs, which consists of the following eight components: health services, health education, nutrition, physical education, community/family involvement, counseling/psychological services, staff wellness and a safe environment.
Health and education affect individuals, society, and the economy and, as such, must work together whenever possible. Schools are a perfect setting for this collaboration. Schools are one of the most efficient systems for reaching children and youth to provide health services and programs, as approximately 95 percent of all U.S. children and youth attend school. At the same time, integrating health services and programs more deeply into the day-to-day life of schools and students represents an untapped tool for raising academic achievement and improving learning.
Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Programs is a major avenue for meeting the basic needs of: physical health, safety, being nurtured and loved, and having a sense of positive self-esteem.
Our Wellness Policy
St. Johns Public Schools Health/Wellness Advisory Board
Interested in serving on St. Johns Public Schools Health/Wellness Advisory Board?
If you are committed to the success of our students and want to be a part of creating goals for nutrition education, physical activity, and other school –based activities to promote student physical and nutritional wellness, as well as setting nutrition guidelines for all food available on the school campus. You are just the person we are looking for.
We are looking for the following Committee representatives:
Physical Education Teacher
If you want to play an active role in assisting in this committee or know anyone that would be interested in serving on this committee please contact Rachelle Bendall
Thank you for your commitment to our students,
Child Nutrition Director
St. Johns Public School
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