Our Impact Training Services Training Services In-School Events Elementary and Secondary School Staff PLU Approved Courses: Integrating Physical Activity into the School Day to Support Health and Academic Success. This course is designed for participants interested in conducting an assessment to identify the strengths and areas for improvement regarding health programming and policies at their school. New, easy and creative ways to engage students in physical activity during the school day that promotes fitness and improves health and academic achievement will also be explored. Utilizing the School Health Index to Improve School Health and Academic Success. This course is designed for participants who are seeking new and creative ways to improve school health and the link between health and academic achievement Families Involved Families = Healthy Students (Healthy Students Succeed): This session identifies the critical role parents play in promoting academic achievement and the adoption of health-enhancing behaviors that can lead to healthier and more successful/productive lives. Mission Nutrition: This session provides participants the information and skills needed to accurately read nutrition labels. The presentation also emphasizes the key messages of eating more fruits and vegetables and being active every day. Empowering Healthy Choices: This session encourages participants to eat low fat, high fiber foods, drink water and exercise in a fun and engaging way! Go, Slow and Whoa: This session introduces participants to the Go, Slow, Whoa system which helps determine which foods to eat- Go (can eat anytime), Slow (can eat sometimes) and Whoa (can eat sparingly). Contact HealthMPowers for course availability at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone. HealthMPowers In-School Services are developed with Students in mind. Students The Body Walk Exhibit: A traveling exhibit available to participating schools and for rent to other schools, churches, and events. This interactive exhibit ten station exhibit allows K-5 students to tour various body parts and get to know the OrganWise Guys, a cast of characters that help students understand physiology and the health-enhancing behaviors they must practice to keep their OrganWise Guys healthy. The Power of Choice Assembly: Encourages students to eat low fat, high fiber foods, drink water and exercise! Following the assembly, all students receive a Student Healthy Living card that reinforces the key messages of the program. Students make a pledge to practice these healthy choices by signing the card. The Health Empowers YOU Assembly: Provides students the information and skills needed to accurately read nutrition labels. The assembly also emphasizes the key messages of eating more fruits and vegetables and being active every day. Following the assembly, all students receive a Nutrition Detective commitment card that reinforces the key messages of the program. Students make a pledge to read food labels and teach others their newly acquired skills by signing the card. Healthy Messaging SNAPbooth: An interactive photo booth experience that provides the opportunity for students to learn about the importance of nutrition and physical activity. With fun props and a back drop, students can get their “healthy” picture taken with peers. Boost Your Drink: Infused Water Taste Testing: This service allows students to learn and taste creative ways to drink less sugary drinks and more water using a variety of fruits and vegetables. Water, fruits and vegetables are a vital part of a healthy diet. Holding a taste test is a great way to help youth grow accustomed to new flavors and determine preferences, and may even help cut down on food waste!