Healthy Schools ProgramGHES has is a part of TheAlliance for a Healthier Generation,
founded by the American Heart Associationand
the Clinton Foundation.
The alliance works to reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity
and to empower kids to develop lifelong,
healthy habits. It collaborates with schools, companies,
community organizations, health care professionals and families
to transform the conditions and systems
to lead to healthier children.As a result of this initiative, GHES has revamped the Garden and the
Greenhouse – with the assistance of the GHES Girl Scouts of
America Troop, staff members,
and the Garden Hills community.
Did You Know?GHES participates in the "Get Active,Get Fit" programPartners with Whole Foods for Healthy Lunch demonstrationsHas incorporated an in class movement program (www.gonoodle.com) for brain breaks.Was awarded a $5,000 grant from Kroger to support its Health and Wellness programs
Student Wellness Ambassadors received an APS Outstanding SWA awardGHES recieved an Alliancefor a Healthier Generation – Bronze AwardCoach Tene JohnsonGHES Physical Education Educator
GHES is the only school in the APS district to meet the standard
set forth by the Alliance of aHealthier Generation.Congratulations Coach Johnson!