Health and Wellness Committee

The Cunha Intermediate School Health & Wellness (H&W) Committee has been formed in order to address issues surrounding the mental and physical well-being of our students. The committee is comprised of faculty, staff, parents and students. Please see below for a list of current topics that we are addressing. If you would like to provide input please email the committee at: barnesj@cabrillo.k12.ca.us

 


RESOURCES

Listed below are resources of interest for parents and guardians about the well being of our students, families and staff.

Thinking Big About Learning. Videos from a symposium celebrating Stanford's 125th year. Videos feature leaders from fields as diverse as psychology, computer science, education, physics and the humanities, talking about their work to better understand and improve learning. Follow this link to access the videos

What can parents do to help children pique their interest in Math? Given the performance and test-driven culture of our schools, with over-packed curriculum and stressed out students, what can parents do to transform maths for their children? DOWNLOAD advice and resources adapted from youcubed.com at Stanford University.

Books

Where You Go Is Not Who You Will Be by Frank Bruni

How To Raise An Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haims

AGREEMENTS - HEALTH & WELLNESS COMMITTEE

In order to create a committee culture where we all feel safe, supported, open, trusting and productive …SO THAT we can make a schedule recommendation that best meets the needs of the CUSD community and students, we agree to work toward these agreements:

COMMUNICATE PRODUCTIVELY

  • Be honest
  • Listen to everyone
  • Ask questions
  • Dialogue respectfully
  • Stay focused on the task & issues
BE OPEN TO ALL POSSIBILITIES
  • Include perspectives from all stakeholders
  • Consider history & point of view
  • Be flexible
  • Stay open-minded
FOCUS ON OUR COMMONALITIES
  • Be a community member
  • Recognize we are equal stakeholders
  • Be willing to be vulnerable
  • It's OK to call each other by first names
RESPECT OUR DIFFERENCES
  • Leave personal biases behind
  • Be patient
  • Assume positive intent
  • Value a balance of voices