Daily Social-Emotional Health Program Dramatically Reduces Depression & Anxiety in Students
A Denver public school's daily social-emotional health program and Mind & Body Room are part of a robust transformation that has helped decrease students' behavioral incidents and depression and anxiety.
The dedicated Fitness & Nutrition Teacher at YES Prep Brays Oaks is transforming students’ lives by advocating for health initiatives and introducing new equipment and resources thanks to a Game On grant.
North Shore Elementary School had the space for kids to play outside but not the activities to engage them. With a Parents for Healthy Kids grant, they were able to purchase equipment to get students moving and learning.
Bringing a Community Together Through Healthy Activities
Thanks to a school Wellness Team that includes passionate parents, ISANA Cardinal Academy used grant funds to not only increase nutrition and physical activity opportunities, but to transform students’ and parents’ attitudes toward healthy behaviors.
New Equipment Creates Better Opportunities for Adult Learners
An alternative school with little space and few resources knew that it needed to better meet the biggest needs of students, so Central Learning Adult/Alternative School Site used a Game On grant to purchase equipment to increase physical activity and nutrition education.
Colonial Hills Elementary School involves students, parents, and the community in their health and wellness endeavors, which has resulted in an expansive garden, increased physical activity opportunities, and more.