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Healthy Schools/Healthy Students
Welcome to the Healthy Schools/Healthy Students area of the Simsbury Public Schools website, which is devoted to providing comprehensive health and wellness information. Use the links above to navigate to your area of particular interest.

 

Nutrition and Fitness

Nutrition & Fitness

New USDA Nutrition Standards for School Lunch: PowerPoint Presentation made to the Board of Education on 11/13/12 (pdf format)

Food Letter Thinking About Healthy or Non-Food Alternatives (Assistant Superintendent Erin Murray, April 11, 2009)

Links

Healthcare for UninSured Kids and Youth (HUSKY)

Nutrition Nuggets

 

Click on the logo for the LATEST ISSUE of this monthly newsletter--with food and fitness tips for a healthy child

Active Inside-Outside

Family Cooking

Best Recipes


Children Nutrition Programs

Nurse/Medical

Green Schools/Healthy Environments

Green Schools/Healthy Environments

Latest News

What the Simsbury Public Schools is doing to keep school environments clean and healthy. Cleaning Schools (CT Department of Public Health)

Links

The Simsbury Public Schools is not responsible for the content of any referenced or linked off-site page. By providing links to other websites, the Simsbury Public Schools does not guarantee, approve or endorse the information or products available at these sites. The district takes reasonable care in linking websites but has no direct control over the content of the linked sites. You should direct any concerns regarding an external link to webmaster@simsbury.k12.ct.us.

Healthy Schools Network, Inc. is a national environmental health organization that does research, information, education, coalition-building, and advocacy to ensure that every child has a healthy learning environment that is clean and in good repair.

The Connecticut Department of Public Health offers the latest local news and information on health-related issues.

The Farmington Valley Health District is the local health department for 10 Farmington Valley towns.

The Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Tools for Schools program is a comprehensive resource to help schools maintain a healthy environment in school buildings by identifying, correcting, and preventing IAQ problems.

Recycling Programs

For information on how your school organization can participate in a recycling fundraiser, contact Steve Twitchell (STwitchell@simsbury.k12.ct.us).

Elementary Health

Elementary Health

Human Growth and Development Night takes place on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm. (Snow Date: Thursday, January 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm) at the Squadron Line Elementary Library Media Center. It is an opportunity to hear about the topics to be discussed with grade 5 and grade 6 students, as well as to preview the materials, view the DVDs as they relate to your child’s gender and grade, plus answer any questions. 

Human Growth & Development Resource List

Grade 6 Human and Growth Development

Grade 5 Human and Growth Development

Click on the link below to view the Human Growth and Development Night presentation.

Elementary Health Information Session PowerPoint (January 6, 2016) PDF

Resources

Resources

Note: The Simsbury Public Schools is not responsible for any information or content provided by websites beyond this site.

Grades 9-12

Grades K-8

DMV Center for Teen Safe Driving   

Healthcare for UninSured Kids and Youth (HUSKY)

Children Nutrition Programs

Action for Healthy Kids

Staff

Latest Health News

Latest Health News

Health information that is of an urgent nature related to the Simsbury Public Schools community will be posted here.

New USDA Nutrition Standards for School Lunch: PowerPoint Presentation made to the Board of Education on 11/13/12 (pdf format)

When Sickness Strikes: Know When to Keep a Child Home from School Q & A on colds & flu.



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