Campus Wellness Plan

  • Wellness

     

    Mission Statement:

    Galena Park I.S.D. shall   prepare, adopt, and implement a comprehensive plan to encourage healthy eating and physical activity. This environment will prepare students to become healthy, productive citizens and supporters of life long healthy habits.

    Nutrition Education:

    • Teachers will be encouraged to integrate nutrition education across the curriculum.
    • Staff will encourage students to bring healthy snacks and to participate in physical activity
    • Girl Scouts of America educated all girls once a week for six weeks on various health and wellness topics.
    • Food Pantry is available on campus for students, staff and community members to receive FREE healthy foods.
    • Nutritional Tips and facts available on School Café menus.

    Physical Education:

    • All seventh graders will be screened for hearing and vision along with any new eighth graders.
    • Physical Education teachers will promote student wellness and health awareness.
    • Students will be encouraged to actively participate in physical activities each day.
    • First Aide, CPR, and locations of AED machines are reviewed with all athletes.
    • Faculty vs. Students volleyball and basketball game
    • Students in 7th and 8th grade will complete Texas Fitness Gram.

    Nutritional Education:

    • The staff will promote hand washing and encourage safe eating practices, such as no sharing of food or drink
    • Review lunch menu with students daily and discuss health benefits.
    • The staff will promote hand washing and encourage safe eating practices, such as no sharing of food or drink.
    • Students will have alerts on lunch account if any food allergies exist.

    Other School Related Activities

    • Academic rallies are held at least once a semester to promote academic success, school spirit, and testing accomplishments. 
    • CMS will provide a healthy learning environment for all students.
    • Support for healthy lifestyles will be developed through health screenings and health clinics.
    • CMS will continue to work with Galena Park ISD in partnership with the Carevan to provide community vaccination events.
    • CMS had annual Father/ Daughter dance to promote healthy relationships and to bring awareness to teen dating violence.
    • CMS will have a Monthly Wellness Focus 

    Wellness