Healing through Health

Thank you Donors and Sponsors!
Play the videos below to see the smiles on students' faces because of you and your generous support!

Toby explains how his School Wellness Room helps him focus on learning.
Fourth-grader Alexa talks
about why she loves P.E.
Aubrey and Drake share what they learned about nutrition from working in their school garden.

Healing through Health supports students in response to the universally shared experience of the pandemic which has taken a toll on their physical, nutritional, and mental health. Research shows a healthy mind-body connection impacts children’s ability to pay attention, comprehend, behave, and focus in class. Please help WCSD students heal with healthy hearts, minds, and bodies so they are ready to learn!

WCSD Parent Tiffani Allison speaks about how her second-grader was impacted last year, how school staff helped him manage challenges, and how the community can help.
WCSD Counseling Coordinator Katherine Loudon shares how important supporting children’s mental health and emotional wellbeing is to their learning.
WCSD Activities & Athletics Coordinator Rollins Stallworth speaks on how physical activity impacts children’s mental health and academic performance.
Hunter Lake Elementary School Principal Amanda McWilliams shares the difficulties and impacts she has seen on her students during the pandemic, and how we can help them persevere and learn.

For more information on our Healing through Health initiative, please contact Education Alliance, Kendall Inskip, or Brittani Haggarty, 775-353-6950, or email educationalliance@washoeschools.net

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