The Coordinated School Health Program Council’s mission is to coordinate the various components of school health and create specific action steps for improving the health and lifestyles of all students and staff.
Includes 3 high school students (grades 10, 11, and 12)
Responsible to the School Board (CSHP is monthly agenda item)
Created a Corporation CSHP Council
Responsible for monitoring and implementing the Healthy School Improvement Plan and for the measurement and evaluation of the Wellness Policy
Utilizes the Healthy School Report Card as an instrument of evaluation
Created building-level Healthy School Improvement Teams
Consist of staff members, community members, and parents
Responsible to the CSHP Council
Annual Review of CSHP efforts are provided to the School Board by the Superintendent
Review includes the Healthy School Improvement Plan and Wellness Policy
Girls on the Run Program started in Fall 2004 for girls in grades 3-5 and 6-8!
Adopted new Vending Machine Policy, to promote healthier food and drink choices, in November 2004!
Revised policy and negotiated new Pepsi Contract in Summer 2008!
Chose to participate in YRBS, received School Board approval to do Passive Permission forms, and administered survey in April 2005!
Data received and reviewed through partnership with Ball State University!
Partnership with BSU!
Dr. Seabert’s CSHP class visited the Batesville Community School Corporation and then project groups prepared improvement plans for the areas of Nutrition Services and Staff Wellness!
Now participating in annual surveys of students’ attitudes toward alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs (IPRC ATOD and CDC YRBS)
Data is improving!
Tobacco-free Campus Policy approved in April 2005!
The CHOICES Program, a Parent Pledge regarding drug and alcohol use by their children and an Educational Program for both parents and children, was launched in Fall 2005.
CHOICES Program - Received enough dollars from IDOE to hire a Director and two Assistant Directors
SPF-SIG - Received nearly $150,000 to utilize in both Franklin and Ripley Counties in the creation of an Epidemiological Profile and development of a Strategic Plan for addressing identified drug and alcohol-related issues
Collection and reporting of BMIs!
Implementation of the Kid Escape Program at Batesville Primary School and Batesville Middle School!
Active For Life Program in Spring 2007
Staff Wellness Program conducted with American Cancer Society
CATCH Program implemented in 2007-2008 school year
Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH)
K-5 program geared toward promoting physical activity, healthy food choices, and preventing tobacco use.
Partnership with Margaret Mary Community Hospital
Favorite Fruit Fridays
Family Fun Nights
Presidential Challenge for Families at YMCA
Use of new fitness track
Go, Slow, and Whoa! Foods
Fresh Fruit Fridays
Healthy snacks for parties; active games
Health lessons include a lot of activity
Each student walks at least one lap per day on track
Go, Slow, and Whoa! Foods
Additional Staffing since 2008
School Resource Officer
Partnership with City of Batesville
Director of Health Services
LPN added to Batesville Primary School
Clinic aides at Batesville Intermediate School, Batesville Middle School, and Batesville High School
Cafeterias getting farm fresh!
More fresh fruits and vegetables
Getting many items locally!
Healthy snacks only!
Salad bars added!
Recently served fresh ¼ lb. cheeseburgers received from area farm!
JOY WAGON at BHS
Food and beverage cart manned by National Honor Society members at beginning of school day
Cart only contains healthy choices
Led to serving of breakfast to all high school students
Change in fundraisers!
Discontinued the sale of “The World’s Finest Chocolate” at Batesville Primary School
Implemented a Walk-A-Thon Fundraiser
For each lap walked by a student, that student votes on a teacher to Kiss A Pig!
Nearly $18,000 are raised and used to fund Reading Tutors at BPS
School Garden Initiative
Gardens will be planted at each building site and used for education AND actual harvesting of fresh foods
Pilot started at Batesville High School in 2010-2011 and first gardens planted at Batesville Primary School in Spring 2011
Attention to Staff Wellness!
Active For Life Program through the American Cancer Society
Indianapolis OneAmerica Mini-Marathon Initiative
Community Engagement activity – partnerships formed with Margaret Mary Community Hospital and the YMCA
Annual flu shots and other immunizations
Annual health screenings with recommendations and coaching provided