Health and Physical Education Newsletter

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Use Data to Advocate for More

Health Education in Your Schools

April 5, 2019

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We are here to support your students soaring, contact us! 

New Zealand's Keas are the only alpine parrots in the world; Ken stumbled across this bird's takeoff along the iconic Routeburn Track.

Reduce Teen Vaping: 

Stanford Tobacco Prevention Toolkit

Evidence on the Health Impacts of E-Cigarettes and Vaping

End the Trend attacks teen vaping, be the GOAT!

Fresh Empire tackles vaping for students who identify with hip hop culture; Syke has an alternative focus

Washington state legislature votes to raise smoking age to 21 for 2020.



Physical Health Education Newsletter Archive:

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OSPI Highlights Mental Health Supports and Sexual Health Education Needs through Healthy Youth Survey Data

“Our students need more support at school,” said Chris Reykdal, Superintendent of Public Instruction. “Whether it’s increased access to a counselor, multiple pathways to high school graduation, or education about consent – our students are telling us what they need, and we have a responsibility to act on it.”    See complete OSPI news release here.

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Adolescent Well-Care Checkup Contest

The Washington State Department of Health has launched a contest to get the best ideas teens have for encouraging annual check ups.The most popular video in each age category will win $200, and the chance to work with the Department of Health on a public service campaign that can make a difference in working towards a healthier Washington.    Ends April 14th! #checkupWA

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Use I Can Do It! to Close the Access Gap, a Physical Activity Program for K–12 Students with Disabilities

Become an ICDI Site today! Download and complete the ICDI Site Application - PDF.

Health Core Ideas

Heath Educator Workshop, the Best Healthy Professional Development this Year!

Saturday April 27th @ CWU in Ellensburg
Check out the conference schedule.

Clock hours, fun, and friendly colleagues available! Lunch provided.