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Healthy Schools FAQs

Learn answers to commonly asked questions about Atlantic Healthy Schools: 

What is Atlantic Healthy Schools?

Atlantic Healthy Schools is a program of Goryeb Children’s Hospital that strives to create healthier schools by offering wellness programs and resources to students, parents, teachers and administrative staff.

What does the Atlantic Healthy Schools program offer?

  • Monthly newsletter
  • Healthy school contests
  • Seasonal classroom programs
  • Professional development opportunities

Are there any fees associated with being a member?

There is no annual fee associated with being a member of Atlantic Healthy Schools.

How far in advance do programs need to be requested?

Classroom programs are only offered during certain months. Please review the list of offerings and submit your request as soon as possible within the specific timeframe (school staff and parent programs should be requested at least 2 months in advance). All efforts will be made to honor requests in a timely manner.

Is there a limit to the number of programs I can request for my school?

Atlantic Healthy Schools can accommodate one school program for one grade of your choice.

What if there is a program topic I am interested in that is not listed on the Atlantic Healthy Schools list of available programs?

If you would like information about whether Atlantic Healthy Schools can accommodate a specific program request, or you would like to make a suggestion about a particular program that you think would be helpful for Atlantic Healthy Schools to develop, you can send an email with your request/suggestion.