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2017-2018

LCHS

  1. 3 Blood Drives where students, staff, and community members donate blood to the American Red Cross
  2. Class Basketball- Students form grade level teams and play against each other to determine a winner.  The winning team plays a game against a team of teachers.  (This happened the Friday before Spring Break).
  3. Our water bottle filling stations have saved over 40,000 plastic water bottles!!
  4. Open gym every morning from 7:30-8    Approximately 40-50 students participate in physical activity
  5. Open gym/intramurals during lunch  Approximately 50 students per lunch shift participate 

RLBMS

  • HEAP Assessment is given to 6th and 8th grade students.
  • Health classes deal with different topics on nutrition, for example, following dietary guidelines set by USDA , reading food labels, and controlling portion sizes.
  • RAZE activities are done throughout the year, there are 35 8th grade RAZE members.
  • Tobacco Free Day at the Capitol was held on Jan. 26, and was attended by RAZE members and they did a presentation. 
  • Fitness assessment is given in PE.
  • Approximately 170 7th grade students were trained in hand only CPR and how to use the defibrillator. They received a training DVD and a take home mannequin to practice with.
  • 5th grade is given 30 minutes intramural time daily.
  • Participation in school and little league sports is encouraged.
  • Health class and PE classes walk and do laps.
  • Presidential Fitness test is given to PE students.
  • Pickle Ball tournaments held after school with about 50 7th and 8th grade  
  • Approximately 560 students eat school breakfast.
  • Approximately 500 students eat school lunch.
  • Wellness Coordinator attended Lewis County Advisory Council meetings.

JLES

  1. Jump Rope for Heart: 3rd and 4th grade students and teachers
  2. Family Wellness and Fun Night: Open to the community
  3. Minds in Motion Maze Implementation in Bus room AM and PM
  4. Working on funding for Water Bottle Filling station in our gymnasium (We got the $1000 grant from Brandon Williams and are working on a Donor’s Choose to fund the rest of the cost)

PCES

  1. Minds in Motion- Students participate in activities to improve movement and brain
  2. Go Noodle- online program, which students participate in dancing and movement activities for brain breaks.
  3. Wellness Bulletin Board
  4. A representative from Riversong Spa gave a presentation on stress management and immune support using essential oils to the staff.
  5. Assisted Mrs. Tammy Posey with National School Lunch Week. I distributed materials to the classroom teacher, students read information on the morning announcements related to nutrition, and students participated in a coloring contest about nutrition.  The winner was rewarded with a prize related to nutrition.
  6. Assisted Mrs. Miller with Red Ribbon Week by helping research quotes to be read by my fourth graders during morning announcements.
  7. Some staff members are participating in a weight challenge starting in January and meeting once a week to work out after school.
  8. Promoted Ground Hog Day 5K
  9. Multicultural Week – I had students do readings over the intercom every morning after announcements.
  10. Helped promote Weston 5K and Wellness Walk in April.
  11. Kickball tournaments between our 3rd and 4th

RES

  1. National School Lunch Week
  2. School Lunch Hero Day
  3. Jump Rope for Heart
  4. Field Day
  5. Gardening

LCES

  1. Relay for Life
  2. Minds in Motion
  3. Field Day
  4. 3rd grade Food Drive
  5. 4th grade Kick ball tournament
  6. Micro Greens taste testing
  7. Every Kid Healthy Week

2016-2017

LCHS

  • Lewis County High School currently has a Health Ambassadors Club.  This club teams with Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital for students interested in the medical field.  This group was also able to job shadow at SJMH in certain medical fields
  • LCHS has had 3 blood drives-December, February, and April.  Right around 80 students donated blood to the American Red Cross in these blood drives.
  • LCHS students participated in ‘Get out and Walk Day’ on April 5.  Various curricular areas participated to get students up and moving on a beautiful April day.
  • LCHS Teachers had a “Biggest Loser” competition for one month during the school year.  Ms. Sherrie McPherson was the winner.
  • The water bottle filling stations continue to be used all day every day by students and staff alike.  The counters are no longer showing
  • Science classes have taken advantage of the 80 minute classes in the month of May and collected bugs, flowers and also watched nature in action. 

RLBMS

  • HEAP Assessment is given to 6th and 8th grade students.
  • Health classes deal with different topics on nutrition, for example, following dietary guidelines set by USDA , reading food labels, and controlling portion sizes.
  • RAZE activities are done throughout the year, there are 45 8th grade RAZE members.
  • Regional RAZE kick-off was on October 15, and attended by about 40 8th
  • Tobacco Free Day at the Capitol was held on April 3 and was attended by RAZE members and they did a presentation.
  • Fitness assessment is given in PE.
  • Approximately 100 7th grade students were trained in hand only CPR and how to use the defibrillator. They received a training DVD and a take home mannequin to practice with.
  • 5th grade is given 30 minutes intramural time daily.
  • Participation in school and little league sports is encouraged.
  • Health class and PE classes walk and do laps.
  • Presidential Fitness test is given to PE students.
  • Pickle Ball tournaments held after school with about 50 attendents.
  • Approximately 560 students eat school breakfast.
  • Approximately 500 students eat school lunch.

Jane Lew

  1. Minds in Maze: 2 set up for students. One in PE class and one in an empty classroom
  2. School Garden: Planted with salad greens and fertilized and growing vegetables to try in the fall
  3. Walking during morning bus room, as a way to add steps to our day
  4. School Breakfast Week Activities (led by Sue Woofter)
  5. Jump Rope for Heart in February

Peterson-Central

  1. Mind in Motion - Students take regular breaks to have movement & activities.
  2. Go Noodle - online program which provides dancing, movement, and brain breaks.
  3. Fuel Up to Play 60 Grant
  4. Wellness Bulletin Boards
  5. Quotes on emails to teachers

Roanoke

  • Pathways to Wellness monthly bulletin board 
  • monthly Garden bulletin board
  • PEIA updates & information 
  • Info. on all 5K's and registration forms
  • free seeds provided to teachers for raised beds from Peaceful Valley & High Mowing Company
  • Exercise of the Month
  • Recipe of the Month
  • power-point on carpel tunnel
  • power-point on knee pain
  • School Lunch Hero Day planned for May 5th

 

2015-2016

Jane Lew

  • We are continuing to use brain breaks like go noodle.
  • Jump Rope for Heart scheduled along with a heart health week.
  • "Cook with your kid" night in conjunction with Title I.
  • Beginning School Garden

 Leading Creek

  • Nutrition Class with emphasis on the body's need for water
  • Class on the various types/forms of exercise - zumba, cardio, & yoga
  • Biggest Looser Competition
  • Zumba Classes
  • Weight Training Exercises
  • Ready/Set/Move Registration

Peterson-Central

Roanoke

  • Monthly Wellness Bulletin Board in Teacher's Lounge (info. is posted from Wellness Newsletter, community fitness activities, & nutritious recipes.)
  • Coordinated w/school cooks, providing information to students regarding fruits/veggies: Apple videos & recipes - Sept. Pumpkin seed recipes - Nov.
  • Teachers & staff participated in the following 6 wk. Pathways to Wellness Programs: H2O Go & Back on Path
  • Coordinated activities w/cooks in the fall on APPLES & PUMPKINS - One week the cooks gave students bags full of different types of apples and Ms. Bennett showed videos at lunch time on where apples come from and descriptions of all the different types.  Also showed them instructional videos on how to prepare healthful apple snacks. Another week, cooks gave each student a small pumpkin and Ms. Bennett provided them recipes on how to prepare Roasted Pumpkin Seeds.
  • During National School Breakfast Week Ms. Bennett coordinated activities w/ART teacher.  She had them design artful breakfast plates, which were then displayed in the hallways of the school.
  • Ms. Bennett obtained a Gardening Grant for our school from the Westfork Conservation District in the amount of $1200. We will be installing raised beds & each classroom teacher will have a gardening spot for her classroom.

RLBMS

LCHS

  • SJMH is currently accepting applications for Health Ambassadors. This is a new club that will partnership with SJMH. SJMH was at LCHS on Friday, January 8 distributing information.
  • Blood Drive in December 2015 and February 2016
  • Foundations of Health Occupations and Anatomy classes at LCHS went to the WV School of Osteopathic Medicine on Monday, April 18 to tour/experience the facility.

  • A Health Ambassadors Club has been started at LCHS partnering with Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital

  • LCHS Staff and Students participated in a Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, February 8

  • Physical Education, Fitness and Conditioning, JROTC, and Health classes continue to promote exercise and wellness by exercising daily.

  • At current count, the water bottle filling stations have saved 1,617 bottles with the upstairs station and 3,367 downstairs.

2014-15

Meetings & Information

August 25, 2014 LC Schools Wellness Meeting

PEIA Pathways To Wellness Brochure

PEIA Pathways to Wellness Information

Alum Bridge

  • Students will once again be participating in the NFL Fuel Up to 60 program.
  • Several nutrition related posters have been hung through out the school.

Jane Lew

  • Yoga Class has been organized for staff members via PEIA Pathways to Wellness Program.
  • Teachers have been oriented on a variety of websites to provide brain breaks in the classroom.� The favorite is www.gonoodle.com.
  • Hydration lesson using infused water from the Cooking With Kids curriculum (http://cookingwithkids.net/)
  • Staying Hydrated challenge among staff and students
  • The 3rd and 4th graders raised close to $2,800 for the American Heart Association via Jump Rope for Heart. The top fund raiser was Mackenzie Gregory in Mrs. Allman�s homeroom, 2nd Ginny Linger (Allman), and 3rd Zach Woody (Garska).
  • Students participated in JAM Day (Jump a Minute) on February 12th.

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Peterson-Central Elementary

August 2014

  • Established a centrally located bulletin board to pass along Health and Wellness related information to students and staff

October 2014

  • Flu Immunizations were provided to staff through SJMH for a nominal fee

December 2014

  • Consol Energy sponsored Hygiene Packets that were distributed and a presentation given by Kristy Gannon, RN of SJMH

April 2015

  • CPR/First Aid classes were presented by Mrs. Tomey of the LCEMS Suggestions for First Aid Kits to be placed in all Teachers� Lounges and on the Kindergarten wing, placing a second AED on the second floor at the back of the building, and CPR masks to be placed in all classrooms were presented to the Principal in order to secure funds to purchase these items

May 2015

  • Jump Rope for Heart is being sponsored by Mr. Wine in conjunction with Physical Education classes

Roanoke

  • 1X wk. lunchtime PBS videos - Fizzy's Lunch Lab
  • Farmer's Market 2X month - for staff & parents
  • Nutrition Program for 3rd & 4th grades by Lewis County Extension Service
  • Instruction on Stress Reduction, for staff, by PEIA rep.
  • Staff participating in Dyna-Bands -6 wk. program
  • Farmer's Market continues until Dec. 17th
  • Fizzy's Lunch Lab video, every Wed. during lunchtime for both shifts

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�RLBMS

  • �HEAP Assessment is given to 6th and 8th grade students.
  • �Health classes deal with different topics on nutrition, for example, following dietary guidelines set by USDA , reading food labels, and controlling portion sizes.
  • RAZE activities are done throughout the year, there are 97 8th grade RAZE members.
  • Regional RAZE kick-off was on November 15, and attended by about 40 8th graders.
  • 2nd Annual Spit Tobacco Conference on December 4, was attended by RAZE members and they did a presentation.
  • Fitness assessment is given in PE.
  • 5th grade is given 30 minutes intramural time daily.
  • Participation in school and little league sports is encouraged.
  • Health class and PE classes walk and do laps.
  • Presidential Fitness test is given to PE students.
  • Pickle Ball tournaments
  • Approximately 560 students eat school breakfast.
  • Approximately 500 students eat school lunch.

LCHS

  • Health, Weight lifting, and PE classes walk and make students track their laps/miles. Approximately 180 kids involved.
  • Approximately 482 Students eat school breakfast
  • Approximately 462 Students eat school lunch
  • JROTC cadets complete the following wellness activities and currently has 73 students enrolled:
  • 20% of the weekly curriculum is dedicated toward wellness & fitness. Our goal is to convince students to adopt an active and healthy lifestyle. Things we do:
  • Wellness & Fitness Fridays o Warm up exercise & stretching
  • Do one of five exercises that makes up the Presidential Fitness Test (mile, shuttle run, push ups, pull ups/hang, V-sit reach)
  • Discussion on nutrition, i.e., share recipies, high-energy foods, hydration, chemicals in foods, ...
  • Fitness assessment 1st and 2nd semester o Encourage participation in school sports o walking is encouraged
  • ROTC team competitions (flag football vs RCB ROTC on Nov 1, Raider Challenge, Orienteering and others)
  • 5K runs throughout north-central WV
  • December 8, 2014-LCHS/Red Cross Blood Drive-Approximately 45 students participated
  • Physical education students have been participating in daily stretching, walking, running, basketball, volleyball, table tennis, badminton, wiffleball, kickball, and fitness testing.

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2013-14

Alum Bridge

  • WVU Extension Nutrition Educator presented several lessons on healthy eating choices.� Topics included fruit/vegetables, protein, regular eating schedule, etc.
  • Alum Bridge hosted a Field Day where students participated in a friendly competition.� Students participated in jumping, running the 20 yard dash, softball throw, etc.
  • Alum Bridge students participated in a kickball competition.

Jane Lew Elementary

  • Field Day - Jane Lew set up activity stations that students rotated through each.
  • 3rd & 4th graders participated in Jump Rope for Heart.
  • Every Friday, students could participate in Yoga during morning bus room.

Peterson-Central Elementary

  • PBS Kick Off Activity - Students were engaged in physical activity during their grade level sessions. Students rotated stations - inflatables, giant slide, obstacle course, bouncy house, etc.
  • Winter House - Students participated in the winter house. Students had an obstacle course in the multipurpose room - students were engaged in physical activities during their grade level sessions.
  • Field Day - Student participated in field day activities and swimming at the LC Park.

Roanoke Elementary

Activity Presented by Audience
General Safety Rules/Procedures Classroom Teachers 145 PK-4 students
WV Moves in the Classroom Karen Taylor 22 2nd Grade students
Brain Breaks Sonja James 19 1st Grade students
Bus Safety Program Bus Drivers 145 PK-4 students
Fresh Fruits and Veggies Program Office of Child Nutrition 145 PK-4 students
Show Me Nutrition Program Michelle Carpenter, WVU Extension Office 47 3rd-4th grade students
Fire Safety Weston/Walkersville VFDs 145 PK-4 students
Red Ribbon Week Dawn Berkebile 125 K-4 students
Dental Health Classroom Teachers 145 PK-4 students
Sun Sense Classroom Teachers 125 K-4 students
Field Day PE Teachers 125 K-4 students

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2012-13

Alum Bridge Elementary

Jane Lew Elementary

  • Jump Rope for Heart - Participants were 3rd and 4th grade
  • Promotion of Weston 5K - distributed to all students

Peterson-Central Elementary

  • Classroom on the Hill - School wide activity - Inflatable houses and slides for the students were provided.� The activity encouraged physical activity.
  • Dance Off - School wide activity - Students danced to all songs that had been taught in music.� Music & PE class were combined for four weeks to teach a variety of dances�- everything from "Cotton Eyed Joe" to ballroom dancing.
  • Jump Rope for Heart -�Second - Fourth Graders�- Students jumped rope to earn contributions for research on heart disease.
  • Classroom on Hill - School wide activity - a variety of activity stations were set up and students rotated through all stations.
  • Positive Behavior Support - School wide activity - students moved from classroom activities to classroom on hill for positive behavior support.� Students participated in activities that involved a water slide, obstacle course, and dancing.

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Roanoke Elementary

Activity

Presented by

Audience

General Safety Rules/Procedures

Classroom Teachers

145 PK-4 students

Cyber Safety

Sonja James, TIS

130 K-4 students

WV Moves in the Classroom

Karen Taylor

20 2nd Grade students

Adventure to Fitness

1st� Grade Teachers

27 1st Grade students

Drug Prevention Program

Drug Enforcement Agents

130 K-4 students

JAMmin� Across America

PE Teachers

All students and staff

Bus Safety Program

Bus Drivers

130 K-4 students

Fresh Fruits and Veggies Program

Office of Child Nutrition J

145 PK-4 students

Syd Shuffle

Classroom Teachers

130 K-4 students

On Common Ground, Bullying Prevention Program

WV National Guard

130 K-4 students

Robert L Bland Middle School

Lewis County High School

  • Homecoming Dance - School wide
  • Prom - 11th & 12 Grade
  • Block Party-Students that qualified for the WESTEST reward were permitted to utilize the inflatable playground set up in the gym.
  • Intramurals-Students have the opportunity daily to participate in the gym in various activities.� (basketball, ping pong, volleyball, badminton)
  • XBOX Lunch-Students participated in a Kinetic XBOX football tournament during lunch.
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