Alta Vista Elementary School

Wellness Council

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Parents - Planning a Classroom Celebration?

Please click here for a list of approved classroom celebration food items.

Wellness Wednesday E-newsletters

Missed Mrs. Wildes' Wellness Wednesday eblast? Click here.

Welcome to the Alta Vista Wellness Council Resource Page!

Classroom Celebrations

Alta Vista is a member of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation's Healthy Schools Program, an initiative that is helping us make our school a healthier place and a Blue Zones School. Creating a healthy school for our students is important because we know that healthy students are better learners. One of our wellness goals is to create new celebration traditions at our school, and we are asking for your help!

Between holidays and birthday celebrations, the number of high fat, sugary foods and beverages a student consumes during the school year can add up quickly. We are asking that our school celebrates with using food, like doing a fun physical activity or project, or only including healthy foods and beverages during birthdays, holidays or school-wide celebrations. 

There are many fun ways to celebrate without food. Click here for some suggestions or share your own creative ideas with us!

Thank you for helping us create a healthier place for your child to learn.

Live Well Kids Newsletters

Alta Vista is a Bronze National Recognition Award Winner

Alta Vista is a Bronze National Recognition Award Winner

Wellness Council Contact and Feedback

If you have a suggestion, concern, or any feedback in general regarding the health and wellness of Alta Vista, please contact us here. We always welcome new members!

Rewards and Incentives

Alta Vista prohibits giving students food as a reward and withholding food as punishment. Please refer to our Alta Vista Wildcat Wow Incentive Chart and classroom WOW menus for non-food reward celebrations.

Healthy Snack Ideas

Click here for a list of healthy snack suggestions.