Slauson Middle School

Spring 2012 Update

What’s Happening?

  • Health Ambassadors are finishing up the PHS lessons in the advisory classrooms.
  • Wellness Champ, Lori McNutt introduce PHS Healthy Habits Challenge at a recent staff meeting and encouraged all advisories to participate in this week-long competition to encourage more activity, increased fruit and veggie consumption and choosing milk, water or 100% juice instead of other beverages.

Cafeteria Updates

Snack Attack was a success! PHS Wellness Champ, Lori McNutt, reports students enjoyed chatting with Chef Neil from Chartwells, the district's food service provider, and sampling healthy snacks he shared during National Nutrition Month.

Looking Ahead

  • A fun run is being planned for the last day of school.
  • ACES (All Children Exercising Simultaneously) Day, early in May, includes a fire drill to clear the building quickly and an all-school walk/run around the Bear Bowl. Teachers are encouraged to bring proper footwear so they can join their classrooms.

Health Team Updates

The principal and the assistant principal dressed up in chicken costumes and strutted their stuff in the cafeteria on April 27 in support of increasing activity. This event finished up several weeks of participation by all advisory classrooms in an exercise routine called Chicken Fat.