Fall Fitness Day at Crestwood Elementary

Crestwood Elementary students participated in a Fall Fitness Day on Friday, October 7th to promote being healthy. Each class took 30 minutes out of their day to promote wellness. They were invited to do laps around the playground.  Students were asked to keep track of the laps that they walked or ran and had a great time!  Some students even chose to do laps during recess and count those also. Throughout the day, the school watched their lap total grow! They couldn’t believe our final count! 3,280 laps around the playground–that’s over 820 miles!  Continue reading

Wisdom & Wellness Program in Danger of Continuing Beyond Summer 2016

For five years the free Summer Wisdom & Wellness Program has been running strong at Howard-Winneshiek Community School District, thanks largely to financial assistance from sizeable grants received through organizations like the Howard County Community Foundation as well as HAWC Partnerships for Children.

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National AmeriCorps Week!

It’s National AmeriCorps Week!

 

If you’re not familiar with the AmeriCorps organization, what their members do, or why it matters, I would love to spread the word. Knowledge is power, people! Continue reading