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 menu at right to navigate to your area of particular interest.

Elementary Health

On Tuesday night, January 16, 2018 @ 7:00 PM at Squadron Line Library Media Center, Amy Muska, K-12, PE/Health Department Supervisor facilitated an information session for parents and guardians. Parents/Guardians had the opportunity to hear about the topics to be discussed with grade 5 and grade 6 students, as well as preview the materials, view the DVDs as they relate to their child's gender and grade, and had their questions answered.

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

Elementary Health Information Session PowerPoint (January 16, 2018)

Middle School Health

Health Education Resources

It is important to the HJMS Health Education Department faculty that parents of middle school aged children are well informed about the resources available to help inform and guide conversations you may have at home with your child about a range of developmental issues and concerns relevant to adolescents. Below are some resources that supplement our curriculum.

KidsHealth

  • Click on the Teen tab at the top of the page

Girls Health

  • Click on the Body tab at the top
  • Click Puberty on the left side

WebMD

  • Click on Living Healthy (left side)
  • Select either Teen Boys or Teen Girls

Connecticut Network of Care

Committee for Children

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

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.

Recycling Programs

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

HUSKY

Healthcare for Uninsured Kids and Youth (HUSKY)

Nurse/Medical

Nutrition and Fitness

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

Newsletters

Children's Nutrition Programs

Web Resources

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