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Wear red for heart health awareness

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February is filled with hearts and red, but not only for Valentine's Day. There are two reasons to wear red this month and show care toward your loved ones.  

February is also wear red for Heart Health Awareness.  

"Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year – more than all cancers combined. Fortunately, we can change that because 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with education and action." -AHA

Do you want to be Healthy For Good?  Access the resources below and learn more about the movement.  

"Healthy For Good is a revolutionary movement to inspire you to create lasting change in your health and your life, one small step at a time. The approach is simple: Eat smart. Add color. Move more. Be well." - AHA

Eat better, learn your family's medical history, get checked, and make your move! 

From our hearts to yours!  -- Wellness Team 

 

Resources:

February 22, 2017 | By CSilberman | Category: Benefits

District News

High school students across Douglas County, and many students in respective feeder schools, are once again learning that a little kindness can go a long way. Again this year, our high schools hosted Wish Weeks to make dreams come true for Make-A-Wish Foundation beneficiaries.

The Douglas County School District (DCSD) Board of Education has named Thomas S. Tucker, Ph.D. as the sole finalist to lead our 68,000-student district as superintendent on a unanimous vote.
 

 

The American School Counseling Association (ASCA) has certified Sagewood Middle School as a Recognized ASCA National Model Program (RAMP). A prestigious honor, Sagewood is now the only middle school in the state of Colorado to have gained this certification. Schools must receive a near-perfect score on ASCA’s scoring rubric, which outlines guidelines for building and maintaining student achievement, behavior, counseling curriculum, school culture, and several other factors, in order to become certified.