|The mission of the New York State Association of School Nurses is to advance the practice of school nursing and enhance the educational success of students by promoting quality health services|
Healthy Schools Campaign... recently launched a new award program to recognize the extraordinary efforts of school nurses that take leadership roles in implementing health and wellness practices in their schools. For many kids, school nurses are important lifelines to well-being and academic success. But all too often, school nurses go unrecognized. It’s time we change that. This year, The School Nurse Leadership Award presented by Healthy Schools Campaign honors the unsung heroes who show leadership and help schools create a culture of wellness.Visit healthyschoolscampaign.org/leadership-award to learn more and download the application. Applications are due by March 7, 2014. You may complete the application if you are a school nurse or if you wish to recognize a school nurse in your school or district. Up to five winners will be announced on May 7, 2014, National School Nurse Day, and will be highlighted to peers across the country. Winners will also receive a $500 School Health Gift card to use towards a catalog or on-line purchase.
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Get a Good Pair of Sneakers... Is your energy lagging? Though it may be the last thing you feel like doing when you're tired, exercise -- even a brisk walk -- can be more effective than a nap or cup of coffee at fighting fatigue. Taken from wholeliving.com