Health


St. Aidan School is committed to preparing our students through a progressive, sequential and comprehensive school health curriculum. Our comprehensive school health curriculum offers age-appropriate curricula, helping students develop the knowledge, attitudes, skills and behaviors to adopt a health-enhancing lifestyle.

The health curriculum is designed to familiarize students with issued they will encounter in the middle school years.  It is designed to provide knowledge and experience, which will enable them to make choices that will have a positive impact on their health.  Units covered are Fitness and Nutrition, wellness, tobacco, alcohol, circulatory system, anti-bullying and character education.  

                                               
February: Kindness
* Treat others the way that they would like to be treated.
* Practice kindness and make the world a better place.
* You are what you say and you are what you do.

" A warm smile is the universal language of kindness." - William Arthur Ward
                                                       

FOOD FOR THOUGHT:  All food and beverages choices matter - focus on variety, amount and nutrition.  
          * focus on making healthy food and beverages choices from all five food groups 
           * eat the right amount of calories for you based on age, height, weight, and activity                level
          * use nutritional facts and ingredients list to find amounts of saturated fat, sodium                 and added sugar in the foods and beverages you choose.

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK:  " Healthy eating and exercise = a healthy lifestyle. "