HSC Staff Favorites

We appreciate your donation to Healthy Schools Campaign! As a thank you, please enjoy these Healthy School Campaign resources recommended by HSC staff.

The Healthy Schools Campaign Model
Recommended by Rochelle Davis, President + CEO

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The Exercise Game
Recommended by Kenneth Varner, Community Engagement Manager

Safely Opening Chicago Streets Helps Children Stay Active + Healthy
Recommended by Claire Marcy, Senior Vice President

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Cooking up Change Student Recipes
Recommended by Sara Porter, Vice President of External Affairs

We couldn’t let the school year go by without hosting the 2019 Cooking up Change competition featuring amazing student chefs and their delicious school meals. You can be a part of the future of school food and try these recipes out at home! Post to social media with #cookingupchange to join in a national conversation. 
Download the recipe book.

Fit to Learn At-Home Physical Activity Tracker
Recommended by Rosa Ramirez Richter, Director of Chicago Programs + Policy

We created this poster to help students track physical activity, recess and brain breaks at home.
Get the poster for your home.

Fit to Learn Tip Sheets
Recommended by Rosa Ramirez Richter, Director of Chicago Programs + Policy

This file contains all Fit to Learn Tip Sheets:

  • Physical Activity
  • Nutrition Education
  • Garden-Based Learning
  • Healthy Celebrations and Rewards
  • Healthy Fundraising
  • Building Your Team
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Schools Are Key to Improving Children’s Health
Recommended by Alex Mays, Senior National Program Director

Key opportunities exist for education, healthcare and public health sectors to improve both health and education outcomes by focusing on school-based health services. This brief addresses the opportunities to expand on health services delivered within a school by school nurses and other district-employed providers.
Read the Policy Brief.

Healthy Green Schools & Colleges COVID-19 Resources for School Custodial Staff
Recommended by Sara Porter, Vice President of External Affairs

Since March, we’ve held two webinar series about our Committee Members’ responses to COVID-19 in their facilities. They agreed to share resources, including cleaning checklists and training procedures that they have been using.
View and download the resources.

Mole Verde Recipe by Fatima Leal
Recommended by Jovita Flores, Parents United for Healthy Schools Manager

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Wadsworth Elementary Schoolyard Construction Time-lapse
Recommended by Meg Kelly, Space to Grow Director

This video shows more than three months of construction work on the Wadsworth Elementary Space to Grow schoolyard in less than three minutes.
Watch the transformation!