Staff Wellness Initiatives

    • Opening of our Fitness Center at Lockport High School to staff and the surrounding community.
    • Distribution and posting of information about influenza, prevention and immunizations.
    • Participation in wellness initiatives for organizations such as the American Heart Association (Go Red for Women), American Cancer Society (Relay for Life), American Lung Association (wellness walks, recognition).
    • Participation in casual for causes dress down days, which support raising money for local charitable organizations.
    • Building level weight management groups (Weight Watchers, Biggest Loser competitions).
    • Building level walking clubs.
    • Regular scheduled email notification and dissemination of health information to staff.

Student Wellness Initiatives

    • Regularly scheduled recess and physical education.
    • Interscholastic and Intramural sport participation.
    • Alliance with community organizations that support athletic tournaments in our community.
    • Participation in the annual Relay for Life events.
    • Participation in the American Red Cross Blood drives held at scheduled intervals during the year.
    • Walking clubs before or after school
    • Assemblies including bullying prevention, dental health, and character education.
    • Winterfest
    • Enrollment as Team Nutrition Schools.
    • Brain Gym
    • Jammin Minute
    • Movement in Math
    • NFL Play 60 Challenge
    • Healthy Words of Wisdom during morning announcements
    • Nutrition Nugget newsletter sent monthly with school meal menus
    • Structured recess geared toward fitness and fun.
    • Before or After school programs such as Tae Kwon Do, walking club.
    • Participation in health and wellness surveys dictated by the Commissioner of Education and the New York State Department of Health. 
    • National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs offered to students aligned with state and federal regulations and guidelines.
    • Referral to free and reduced price lunch in every building.
    • Referral to primary care providers for routine and health maintenance physical examinations in compliance with New York State Education Department guidelines.
    • Referral for dental screening in compliance with New York State Education Department guidelines.
    • Nutrition and health education as part NYS curriculum.