• Welcome Spring and sneezing!

    Posted by J. Aubin on 4/4/2014 10:15:58 AM

    With spring comes flowers and an increase in seasonal allergies. If your child uses any medication to manage watery eyes, sneezing please contact your school nurse to develop a plan should your child have symptoms at school.

    Important dates: Fifth grade parent Preview of Hygiene program: April 15th 7 pm at the Community School Auditorium. You can also view the video online-   http://www.pgschoolprograms.com/puberty/  

    Scroll down to the educators’ materials and choose the appropriate video-they are identified as boy girl or co-ed. We do not use the co-ed version.

    National Walk to school Day May 7th. Parent volunteers welcome!

    Mock Party Play- a program for Freshmen and Sophomores- watch for more information regarding this play in May

    Gardens- things are going to bloom at Martin school and the Middle school. Hope to expand this program to other elementary schools with parent assitance!

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  • Healthy Future update

    Posted by J. Aubin on 1/30/2014 8:52:28 AM

    Community coalition meeting

    Breakfast at school:Martin is ready to move forward as a pilot school doing breakfast at school.  We have supervision in place and would like to start the program as soon as possible.Once the pilot program is underway we will look at options to assist Community in bringing the program

    Walk to School Day May 7- Elementary students are invited to walk to school as

    part of interenational walk to school day. To ensure safe conditions parents, staff, students from the High school as well as the Police and Y staff will walk with the students. Watch for more information from your school!

    School Gardens Team Green- a Middle school initiative created by Bob Collins, History teacher, is expanding the school garden program to include elementary schools. Still in the planning stage we hope to engage 3 elementary schools in participating in vegetable gardens.

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  • Monthly blog Health in the news-

    Posted by J. Aubin on 11/15/2013 2:20:23 PM

    Current health news from local state and national resouces

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