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Title: School Health Council Presentation To School Board

School Health Council Presentation To School
Raising the Standard
  • December 2009

District Health Council
  • Members
  • Representative from each School Health Council
  • Administrator from County Office
  • Food Service Director Coordinator
  • Principal
  • Nurse
  • To Add
  • Human Resources Director, Counselor

District Health Council Responsibilities
  • National, State, and District Regulations and
  • Availability of Resources
  • Grant Opportunities
  • Sharing Opportunity

School Health Council Responsibilities
  • Meet a minimum of three times per school year
  • Maintain accurate minutes of the meeting to
    document the
  • recommendations and topics of each meeting.
  • Make at least one annual presentation to the
    local school board.
  • Food Safety Video and Pre/Post Test Ensure
    that all staff have viewed the video
    developed by the Office of Healthy Schools to
    support food safety on the school campus. For
    compliance with the Nutrition Standards, all
    staff must complete and sign pre and post test
    developed by the Office of Healthy Schools and
    maintain documentation of completion.
  • Monitoring Tool for Principals - Measurement
    and Implementation of plan is through discussion
    and documentation during district principal
    meetings. Annual Office of Healthy Schools
    Monitoring Tool will be kept on file at each

Each School Has
  • Developed School Wellness Plan
  • Submitted Report of Activities for 2009-2010

East Central Lower Elementary
  • Community Speakers
  • Hand Washing Demonstration
  • Dental Presentation
  • Asthma Friendly School
  • Dietician
  • Reinforce Healthy Lifestyle through lesson plans
  • Promote awareness of need for campus walking

East Central Upper Elementary
  • Students
  • Weekly Newsletters
  • P.E. Everyday tracking progress on running,
    weight , team games, teaching exercises,
    increasing endurance, teaching healthy choices
  • School Nurse once a month health lesson
  • Youve Got To Move DVD, 3-5 minute wake up
  • Hand Washing Education
  • American Red Cross Scrub Club
  • Weekly health lesson in science class
  • School Website links to wellness
  • Smart Choice in Social Studies to encourage
    healthy lifestyle
  • Adults
  • Fitness Room for all employees
  • PTO water service for employees
  • Walking off the Pounds Videos
  • Contests to Motivate Faculty

East Central Middle
  • Planning for Teacher Exercise Room
  • Weight Loss Program for Adults, Biggest Loser
  • Presidential Fitness Test for Students
  • Field Day Class Competition

East Central High School
  • Students
  • PE students participate in weight training twice
    a week
  • PE student walk at least a mile twice a week
  • Following the School Wellness Plan
  • Staff and Students walk and run after school in
  • Staff
  • Staff Members have formed a Walking Club
  • Weight Watchers meetings once a week
  • Certified personal trainer on staff
  • Staff members training for a 5K run

St. Martin High School
  • Collaborate with Bienville Orthopedic and
    American Medical Response to Provide CPR training
  • American Red Cross Lectures
  • Hand Washing Signs
  • Health Fair
  • Scheduled Guests Speakers

St. Martin Middle
  • Hand Washing Education Posters, Demonstrations
  • Physical Education 52 minutes Daily Walk, Run,
    Wii Fit
  • Biggest Loser contest for Faculty
  • Monthly Newsletter
  • Field Day in May
  • Health Fair in Dec/January

St. Martin Upper Elementary
  • Physical Education - Tennis, Dodge Ball, Kick
    Ball and Other Sports, Wii Sports
  • Music - Dance, Yoga, Tae Bo, Tai Chi, Rhythm
    Sticks, Musical Chairs, Limbo, and Various
    movement games played with music
  • Lets Go Walkin
  • Walking to and from lunch located a good
    distance from the cafeteria and
  • from the playground area
  • Recess walk the track
  • Coastal clean up
  • Strides against Breast Cancer Walk
  • Leukemia/Lymphoma Walk
  • Tennis Clinics
  • Red Ribbon Week
  • Drug Awareness
  • Thanksgiving Can Food Drive

St. Martin North Elementary
  • Student Activities
  • Jump Rope for Heart
  • Lets Go Walkin MS
  • Field Trips/Field Day
  • Run the Halls for AR

Staff Activities Bridge Walk/Can Food Drive Fit
Ideas To Promote Walking Track Library Trip NFL
60 Program Presidents Challenge
St. Martin East Elementary
  • Annual Health Fair
  • Field Day
  • Fit For Five
  • School Lunch Week
  • Planned
  • Weight Loss Challenge for Adults

Vancleave Lower Elementary
  • Crusin the School Germ Training, Exercise
  • Safety Wellness Fair Two Day Event
  • Poster Contest "Eat Smart, Stay Healthy
  • Field Day Exercise, healthy snacks
  • Smart Choices Monthly Activity book
  • A Jammin Minute
  • Parent Newsletter
  • Hand Washing Education
  • WLOX Coloring The Coast Going Healthy Contest
  • Fit Bulldog on VLE T-Shirt
  • Staff Members Weigh In and Walk

Vancleave Upper Elementary
  • Pedometers monitor steps taken each month and
  • Smart Choices Reading Program Monthly in Library
  • Red Ribbon Week, Pull Away From Drugs Tug of
  • Weekly Health lesson in science class
  • School Website Wellness Section

Vancleave Middle School
  • Enforce Healthier Eating Habits
  • Enforce Healthier Habits for Keeping in Shape
  • Through Newsletters, Acceptable Snacks,
  • Vending, And Improving Wellness Program

Vancleave High School
  • Health and Wellness Section In School Newsletter
  • Food and Fitness Newsletter
  • PE Classes, Health Classes, Nutrition and
    Wellness Classes

Alternative School
  • Physical Education Instruction Archery, Wii Fit
  • 20 Minute daily outside break
  • Basketball, Soccer, Football, Hackey Sacks
  • Posters on Healthy Food And Fitness Choices
  • Planned Activities
  • Wii Fit for Adults
  • Pedometers for Staff

Technology Center
  • Medical Program Students Participated in
    Vancleave Lower Health Fair with Fifteen Health
  • Red Ribbon Week Drug Task Force of Jackson
    County Presented
  • Faces of Meth, along with various activities
  • ROPES Challenge Course at MGCCC Jackson County
  • Ocean Springs Hospital Partnership with students
    to rotate through various departments of the
  • CPR Certification For Medical Students and Staff
  • Staff- Weight Watchers and Reduced Calories,
    Fitness Room

Success Stories
  • The Office of Healthy Schools launched the
    Health is Academic initiative in 2004 to
    encourage health and wellness in Mississippi's
    public schools. The goal of the initiative is to
    support the implementation of school health
    programs to ensure students are fit, healthy, and
    ready to succeed.
  • The Office of Healthy Schools needs Success
    Stories that tell about activities and health
    related improvements at our schools. These
    Success Stories will be used as an example to
    help others make successful changes.
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