Wellness goes to school

In this new year, watch for signs that the culture of wellness has moved to school.

Look for words like “energizing,” “energy flow” and “frequent” in references to physical education. Watch for higher expectations of student’s personal responsibility, whether it’s charging the Chrome book every night or checking online for homework assignments.

Among administrators there’s a heightened awareness to helping students balance academics, emotional health and physical well-being. Now we’ll see how much of that “healthy living” language filters down to impact individual students.


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