School: Smithton Elementary

District District 130
316 South Hickory
Smithton, IL 62285

Chairperson: Olivia Rogers

Plan Description

  • Baby think It Over
  • Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH)
  • Physical Education
  • We will have a nurse meet with the faculty at the beginning of the school year
  • Make dental health a priority
  • Encourage Go, Slow, Whoa foods through the CATCH program
  • Adding a water station
  • Social worker meet with the faculty
  • Walk to School Day
  • Staff Biggest Loser
  • Staff Pedometers
  • Family Fun Night

Plan Results

  • During the 2013-14 school year the *th grade students will participate in the Baby Think It Over program.
  • Starting in Fall 2014, we will incorporate CATCH in every classroom, students will start moving as soon as they enter.
  • Also, the Fall of 2014, we will have PE everyday for all the Jr. High students.
  • The nurse will work with the teachers to share information on health issues with students.
  • We ordered toothbrushes for kindergarten and 1st grade students, and a dentist came to talk to 2nd and 3rd grade about dental health.
  • To promote Go, Slow, and Whoa foods, we placed posters in the cafeteria and gym, before the start of the 2014 school year.
  • In the Fall of 2014, we placed a water station in the cafeteria.
  • Our social worker meets with the rest of the staff to discuss various topics the students are facing.
  • We would like to have a school wide Walk to School Day during the 2014-15 school year.
  • To promote health for the staff we are holding a Biggest Loser competition for the teachers. The teachers were only aloud to enter if they had a high BMI.
  • In the Spring of 2014, we purchased pedometers for the faculty and staff. The goal would be to challenge staff members to do a 5K.
  • We would like to host a Family Fun Night during the 2014-15 school year.


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