5 minute Activities!!!

Create a food rainbow! The more colorful our fruits and veggies, the more nutritious. Have students try for three colors during lunch!

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Healthy Cooking Class with Liz Koetje

Homemade Protein Powder and Homemade Larabars!

Liz Koetje taught a groups of us how to make low-cost, nutritionally packed, easy protein powder to sprinkle on your smoothie, oatmeal, eggs, rice, cereal, whatever for an extra boost of protein an nutrition.  We are all so busy all day that being able to have  a quick, nutritious boost is important as we head into flu-season!

I wanted to share some awesome pictures and the handouts that Liz created for us!  Keep on eye out for out Wellness Wednesday workshops, the first Wednesday of every month for new classes! 

Healthy Happenings are really happening right now!!

Healthy Happenings from the WOW Committee:

Have you given the WOW committee your thoughts and feedback for the second year of our WOW grant?  Take just a few minutes to help out the WOW employee Wellness committee by sharing your ideas on supporting all of our Centennial Staff.  

Backpacking Europe Walker Tracker Challenge started on the 1st!  Register athttp://wow.walkertracker.com and track all your activity to participating in our virtual staff competition.  The challenge goes all the way till Dec 13!  Adrian Hardin is our current leader and way in front of the pack!  Congrats to Kelsey Sommer and Judy Hartwig for winning WalkerTracker raffle movie ticket prizes for registering by Nov 2nd!  There will be more chances to win prizes on Dec 13th for everyone that completes the challenge!!

Healthy Happening from the Wellness Committee:

The Wellness Committee supports students wellness by encouraging physical activity and healthy eating.  Our next meeting is November 9th at the District Office from 3:45-4:45  and we will be updating our school assessments and meeting with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation to talk about resources and grants!

Green School Updates from the CRCT:

The Centennial Conservation Resource Team supports green school conservation efforts across the district.  Our next meeting is on  Wednesday Nov.16th from 3:45-4:45. The City of Gresham School  Environmental grants are open for projects focusing on: 
  •  Reduction of solid waste through reducing, reusing, recycling or composting
  • · Improving water quality
  • · Improving water conservation
Grant are open for up to $1000.  Email Julie Mack for the application link. Join us at the CRCT meeting to review your grant application and get your questions answered!