The FWSU Story: Winter Wellness Program Helps Keep Fletcher Students Healthy

An age-old tradition that heats up in the dead of winter is promoting good health and new skills for students in Fletcher. The school’s Winter Wellness Program, which includes outdoor school-based activities as well as skiing and snowboarding at Smuggler’s Notch, aims to promote an enjoyment and appreciation of outdoor recreation, healthy exercise habits and … Continue reading The FWSU Story: Winter Wellness Program Helps Keep Fletcher Students Healthy

Bringing Choice and Connection to GEMS Middle School

This year, the Middle School at GEMS is starting a new initiative to increase opportunities to build relationships and connections during our lunch and wellness time. Each week, students will have choices for their recess or wellness with supervised activities like the walking path, team games, yoga, or dance. Then lunchtimes for groups and clubs … Continue reading Bringing Choice and Connection to GEMS Middle School

GEMS Middle School Students Keep Moving! 

Georgia Middle Schools are always looking for ways to stay physically healthy and keep moving. Midday opportunities including offerings like Team Games or Gaga Ball at recess continue to be popular ways many of our students maintain their physical wellness. Physical Education classes are always filled with music, fun, and laughter whether kids are learning … Continue reading GEMS Middle School Students Keep Moving! 

The FWSU Story: Fletcher Students Grow Hope by Planting Seeds

Fletcher Elementary School students are growing both hope and vegetables thanks to a collaboration with the Northwest Healthy Roots Collaborative and RiseVT. On May 7, Fletcher Elementary families received packages of bean seeds to be grown at home, along with instructions for inside and outside planting, links to gardening videos, seed sprouting ideas and additional activities for … Continue reading The FWSU Story: Fletcher Students Grow Hope by Planting Seeds