Thomas County Schools is committed to developing a comprehensive health and wellness program for our district. The hope and challenge is to implement a whole-body approach to wellness that will impact our students, our staff, and will spill over into our community at large.
Lauren Duplantis, PhD
Health & Wellness Coordinator
Make sure to check out the Y's annual "If You Gobble" event along with their Thanksgiving Day Gratitude Yoga.
While it may seem easy to put sleep on the backburner, doing so can cause negative a ripple effect, leading to more serious health issues and even poor performance in school. Investing in a good night’s sleep is actually one of the best things you can do for your grades and your mental well-being.
Know the Risks: A Youth Guide to E-cigarettes
Click here for the Fact Sheet for Parents
If You Don't Protect Your Kids From Vaping, Who Will?
Over 5,700 kids start vaping every day. Misconceptions, peer pressure and marketing tactics all contribute to the staggering rise. Talk to your kids about e-cigarettes while they're still willing to listen. Click here for a conversation guide, resources, and more!
The Morning Mile is up and "running" at Garrison-Pilcher and Cross Creek!
Congratulations to all our students who are participating and earning their charms
Kids Yoga now offered at the Butler-Mason YMCA
Want to live to 100? Watch more from the Dan Buettner's Ted Talk highlighting the Blue Zones
Enter the Small Steps, Big Strides Sweepstakes through the
State Health Benefit Plan (SHBP)