Healthy Schools Stories

École Davis Roads Elementary Schools

Summary: Will the introduction of an Aboriginal Value System lead to an increase in respectful communication and actions within our community of learners? Click here to read their year-end story. Will the introduction of an Aboriginal Value System lead to an increase in respectful communication and actions within our community of learners? Click here to read their year-end story.

Aboriginal Outreach Program

Summary: How will involving students in choice of weekly physical activity using community recreation centers, increase commitment to attend school and motivate students to be more physically active as one part of healthy living? How will the community partnership between the staff at the city recreational centers and the students build ... How will involving students in choice of weekly physical activity using community recreation centers, increase commitment to attend school and motivate students to be more physically active as one part of healthy living? How will the community partnership between the staff at the city recreational centers and the students build positive relationships to encourage accessing the community centers regularly to increase healthy living habits? Click here to read their year-end story.

Nala’atsi Program

Summary: Will attending and participating in 10 school visits with the dietitian (who has a specialty in Aboriginal health) have a positive effect on the students’ knowledge of and participation in a daily healthy diet and how to maintain it with limited funds? Click here to read their year-end story. Will attending and participating in 10 school visits with the dietitian (who has a specialty in Aboriginal health) have a positive effect on the students’ knowledge of and participation in a daily healthy diet and how to maintain it with limited funds? Click here to read their year-end story.

South Wellington Elementary School

Summary: How can we (staff, district staff, students, parents, and community members) develop as a healthy living community of learners at South Wellington? Click here to read their year-end story. How can we (staff, district staff, students, parents, and community members) develop as a healthy living community of learners at South Wellington? Click here to read their year-end story.

Surrey Muslim School

Summary: Will improving our ability to offer a broader range of PE and DPA work towards improving the fitness and physical skills of students? Click here to read their year-end story. Will improving our ability to offer a broader range of PE and DPA work towards improving the fitness and physical skills of students? Click here to read their year-end story.

North Cedar Intermediate School

Summary: Will the introduction of a formal PBIS program at NCI increase positive student attitudes and behaviors at school while decreasing negative interpersonal student interactions? Click here to read their year-end story. Will the introduction of a formal PBIS program at NCI increase positive student attitudes and behaviors at school while decreasing negative interpersonal student interactions? Click here to read their year-end story.

Wellington Secondary School

Summary: How will engaging in physical activity of their choice and learning about the importance of daily physical activity, help PE 11 girls to change their thoughts, beliefs, and actions about peer coaching elementary students to learn about healthy living? Click here to read their year-end story. How will engaging in physical activity of their choice and learning about the importance of daily physical activity, help PE 11 girls to change their thoughts, beliefs, and actions about peer coaching elementary students to learn about healthy living? Click here to read their year-end story.

Bert Ambrose Elementary School

Summary: Will the involvement of the student steering committee in both "Healthy Snack Challenges" and in planning our school's "Healthy Living Conference" in March 2013 increase general student involvement and participation, particularly amongst intermediate students? Click here to read their year-end story. Will the involvement of the student steering committee in both "Healthy Snack Challenges" and in planning our school's "Healthy Living Conference" in March 2013 increase general student involvement and participation, particularly amongst intermediate students? Click here to read their year-end story.

Garbiola Elementary School

Summary: Will participation in a DPA program led by senior students and teachers improve students' attitudes towards physical activity and the choices they make related to active living at school and in the community as measured by their actions and a survey? Click here to read their year-end story. Will participation in a DPA program led by senior students and teachers improve students' attitudes towards physical activity and the choices they make related to active living at school and in the community as measured by their actions and a survey? Click here to read their year-end story.

Pleasant Valley Secondary School

Summary: Participating with 8 schools in 'Got Health?'. Within each individual school group, students will be developing their Health Inquiry Question during the Health forum (March 2013) Click here to read their year-end story. Participating with 8 schools in 'Got Health?'. Within each individual school group, students will be developing their Health Inquiry Question during the Health forum (March 2013) Click here to read their year-end story.

Salmon Arm Secondary School

Summary: Jackson Campus & Sullivan Campus: participating with 8 schools in 'Got Health?'. Within each individual school group, students will be developing their Health Inquiry Question during the Health forum (March 2013) Click here to read their year-end story. Jackson Campus & Sullivan Campus: participating with 8 schools in 'Got Health?'. Within each individual school group, students will be developing their Health Inquiry Question during the Health forum (March 2013) Click here to read their year-end story.

Shuswap Middle School

Summary: Participating with 8 schools in 'Got Health?'. Within each individual school group, students will be developing their Health Inquiry Question during the Health forum (March 2013) Click here to read their year-end story. Participating with 8 schools in 'Got Health?'. Within each individual school group, students will be developing their Health Inquiry Question during the Health forum (March 2013) Click here to read their year-end story.

Eagle River Secondary School

Summary: Participating with 8 schools in 'Got Health?'. Within each individual school group, students will be developing their Health Inquiry Question during the Health forum (March 2013) Click here to read their year-end story. Participating with 8 schools in 'Got Health?'. Within each individual school group, students will be developing their Health Inquiry Question during the Health forum (March 2013) Click here to read their year-end story.

École Cedardale Elementary

Summary: Focus: Active Living “Cedardale is a K-7 school of 209 students that has been growing one grade at a time for the last nine years. This is the first year that the school has a full group of Grade Sevens and…” Continue to read their year-end story here. Focus: Active Living “Cedardale is a K-7 school of 209 students that has been growing one grade at a time for the last nine years. This is the first year that the school has a full group of Grade Sevens and…” Continue to read their year-end story here.

KLO Middle School

Summary: Focus: School Connectedness and Healthy Relationships “Our school’s Health Promoting School (HPS) team initially met to decide how to approach the inquiry. The team decided to have our district’s HPS coordinators create a student friendly survey asking questions based on the comprehensive school health (CSH) four pillars…” Continue to read their ... Focus: School Connectedness and Healthy Relationships “Our school’s Health Promoting School (HPS) team initially met to decide how to approach the inquiry. The team decided to have our district’s HPS coordinators create a student friendly survey asking questions based on the comprehensive school health (CSH) four pillars…” Continue to read their year-end story here.

Ranch Park Elementary School

Summary: Focus: School Connectedness and Healthy Eating (Breakfast Program) “Ranch Park has been involved with the Healthy Schools Network over the past few years. Our inquiry has been focused on student connectedness, more specifically student leadership at the grade 4/5 levels…” Continue to read their year-end story here. Focus: School Connectedness and Healthy Eating (Breakfast Program) “Ranch Park has been involved with the Healthy Schools Network over the past few years. Our inquiry has been focused on student connectedness, more specifically student leadership at the grade 4/5 levels…” Continue to read their year-end story here.

George Elliot Secondary School

Summary: Focus: Active Living “We started our year looking at the four pillars and using discussing what the students felt the pressing issues were. Two things came up, #1- mental health and #2 – DPA...” Continue to read their year-end story here. Focus: Active Living “We started our year looking at the four pillars and using discussing what the students felt the pressing issues were. Two things came up, #1- mental health and #2 – DPA...” Continue to read their year-end story here.

Glenview Elementary School

Summary: 4 areas of Focus: environment (litter), mentorship (with PA and HE), extracurricular, Healthy Eating. “All three intermediate classes started off by looking at the Healthy Living Performance Standards and having class discussions around how well our school was performing in each area. We talked about Glenview’s strengths and areas for improvement….”Continue ... 4 areas of Focus: environment (litter), mentorship (with PA and HE), extracurricular, Healthy Eating. “All three intermediate classes started off by looking at the Healthy Living Performance Standards and having class discussions around how well our school was performing in each area. We talked about Glenview’s strengths and areas for improvement….”Continue to read their year-end story here.

Dover Bay Secondary School

Summary: Focus: Healthy Relationships “Our story this year focuses on student engagement in academics and behavior using a Community of Learners values based foundation for self-regulation and ownership of learning. We wanted to enhance interpersonal skills in a Math9 class…” Continue to read their year-end story here. Focus: Healthy Relationships “Our story this year focuses on student engagement in academics and behavior using a Community of Learners values based foundation for self-regulation and ownership of learning. We wanted to enhance interpersonal skills in a Math9 class…” Continue to read their year-end story here.

Carmi Elementary School

Summary: If we identify specific students K – 5 who we are worried about, and we put specific strategies in place to connect with those students, will students demonstrate an increased sense of belonging? Click here to read their year-end story. If we identify specific students K – 5 who we are worried about, and we put specific strategies in place to connect with those students, will students demonstrate an increased sense of belonging? Click here to read their year-end story.