When your school becomes a member of Atlantic Healthy Schools, you can choose programs from the following list. For more information on how to become a member, please call 973-971-7247 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note there is a limit of one program per grade per school each school year.
All of the nutrition classroom programs are available January through April.
Grade 1 – Fun with Food Groups
This interactive presentation explains why it is important to eat a variety of food from each of the five food groups. Take-home materials are provided. (30 minutes)
Grade 2 – Go, Slow and Whoa Foods
Thorough interactive and engaging activities, students learn about GO, Slow and Whoa foods. Take-home materials are provided. (30 minutes)
Grade 3 – We Are What We Eat
Through interactive and engaging activities, students will learn about portion control and why they need to eat a variety of healthy foods. Take-home materials are provided. (30 minutes)
Grade K-1 – Germ Busters
This classroom program is available September through January.Through an interactive classroom presentation, students will learn what germs are, where they live, how they get into our bodies and why it’s important to wash our hands. Instruction finishes with a fun demonstration. (30 minutes)
Grade 4 – Tar Wars
This classroom program is available November through February. Interactive, tobacco-free education will get children thinking and talking about the short-term health effects and consequences of tobacco use. (40 minutes)
Grade 5 – Less Stress for Success
This classroom program is available December through May.
Kids experience stress in many ways. This interactive class will help students identify what causes their stress and learn positive ways to cope. (45 minutes)
Sports Health Seminar Topics
Atlantic Sports Health offers sports-elated seminars that can be geared toward the student athlete, parent, teacher, coach and school medical professionals. Topics include: sport concussions, common overuse injuries, pre-participation physical exams, burn out, fracture care, nutrition and hydration, skin checks, prevention and performance testing, and medical issues related to return to play.
(1 hour, presented by Atlantic Sports Health)
Throughout the school year, programs on various pediatric-related topics can be customized to meet the needs of you parents or school staff. (Email us email@example.com with your program request.)
Safe Sitter® after school program is a 7-hour hands-on, interactive babysitting training program for girls and boys ages 11-14 offered in two 3-1/2 hour sessions for Sussex County and Warren County. For more information call 973-579-8340.
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TeenHealthFX.com for Teachers and School Nurses
Developed to complement this awarding-winning website, the Supplemental Materials for Educators enhance classroom curriculum by providing additional information, discussion questions and resources on topics, such as alcohol, dating violence, depression, smoking and STDs. (Available online at http://www.teenhealthfx.com/.)
Wellness Committee Consultants
If your school is looking to create, grow, or sustain a school Wellness Committee, let our school health specialist come to your school for a free consultation. (Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org)
School Health Index (SHI) Training
Would your school like to identify opportunities for improving student health? Consider sending a team to learn how to complete and implement the School Health Index. (Email us at email@example.com for more details and training dates.)