WCS Wellness Committee

Warren Consolidated Schools is committed to creating a healthy school environment that enhances the development of lifelong wellness practices to promote healthy eating and physical activities that support student achievement.

Warren Consolidated Schools is committed to creating a healthy school environment

The Board of Education recognizes that good nutrition and regular physical activity affect the health and well-being of the District's students. Research concludes that there is a positive correlation between a student's health and well-being and his/her ability to learn. Schools can play an important role in the developmental process allowing students to establish their health and nutrition habits by providing nutritious meals and snack, supporting the development of good eating habits, and promoting increased physical activity both in and out of school.

The effort to support the students' development of healthy behaviors and habits with regard to eating and exercise cannot be accomplished by the schools alone. It will be necessary for not only the staff, but also parents and the public at large to be involved in a community-wide effort to promote, support, and model such healthy behaviors and habits.


February is American Heart Month

heartThe perfect gift this Valentine’s Day is the gift of heart health. Along with Valentine’s Day, February marks
American Heart Month, a great time to commit to a healthy lifestyle and make small changes that can lead to a lifetime of heart health.

If you start doing small things every day that keep your body healthy, you have a better chance of living a
longer, happier and healthier life.


Here are 7 simple ways to live better:

heart smart
  • Avoid smoking and using tobacco products.
  • Be physically active every day.
  • Eat a heart-healthy diet.
  • Keep a healthy weight.
  • Keep your blood pressure healthy.
  • Keep your total cholesterol healthy.

 

WCS Wellness Initiatives

The Warren Consolidated Schools Wellness Committee introduced a wellness initiative aimed at promoting health and wellness within our school.
Some of the wellness initiative include: fun runs, Jump Rope for Heart, movement/fitness rooms, running/walking clubs, staff workouts or sports activities, nutritional health fairs, water drinking campaigns, and dental, vision, and health clinics.
Schools that participated in wellness initiatives for the 2016-17 school year were recently awarded special status by the Wellness Committee.

Marathon status
(participate in 10 or more activities)

Cromie Elementary
Lean Elementary
Susick Elementary
Warren Mott High School
Wilde Elementary

Half-marathon status
(participate in 7-9 activities)

Angus Elementary
Jefferson Elementary
Beer Middle School

 

10K status
(participate in 4-6 activities)

Green Acres Elementary
Holden Elementary
Siersma Elementary
Willow Woods Elementary
Butcher Educational Center
Carleton Middle School
Cousino High School
Wilkerson Elementary
Community High

5K status
(participate in 1-3 activities)

Carter Middle School
Harwood Elementary
Hatherly Educational Center
Sterling Heights High School

OUR MISSION:

The mission of the Warren Consolidated Schools, in partnership with families and community, is to achieve a level of excellence in teaching and learning which enables all students to become knowledgeable, productive, ethical, and successful citizens.

OUR VISION:

We're creating a collaborative culture of stakeholders committed to scholarship and creating success for our staff and students.

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Warren, MI 48093
USA
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