COORDINATED SCHOOL HEALTH

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Healthy Kids Make Better Students.
Better Students Make Healthy Communities.

Casey Brawner -- Director, Nursing/Health Services

For more information about Coordinated School Health and for a description of the eight components of a coordinated school health program, click here to take you to the Official Web site of the State of Tennessee

MEET OUR SCHOOL NURSES

Casey Brawner, RN -- Director, School Health Services

Kelsie McMurtry, LPN -- Fairlane Elementary School

Alicia Thompson, LPN -- Central Elementary School

Rebecca Stone, LPN -- Lafayette Elementary School

Tina Parrish, LPN -- Macon County Junior High School

Jessica Barlow, LPN -- Macon County High School

Kathy Birdwell, LPN -- Red Boiling Springs School

Alyssa Jenkins, LPN -- Westside Elementary School

GOALS OF COORDINATED SCHOOL HEALTH PROGRAM

  • Improved School Performance

  • Consolidation of Resources

  • Productive and Capable Students

  • Community and Family Involvement

  • Empowerment and Enhanced Preparation for Teachers

  • Locally Determined Programs and Policies

POSITIVE EFFECTS OF COORDINATED SCHOOL HEALTH

  • Improved Attendance

  • Less Smoking Among Students and Staff

  • Lower Rates of Teen Pregnancy

  • Increased Participation in Physical Fitness Activities

  • Greater Interest in Weight Control, Cholesterol Levels, and Healthy Diets

  • Increased Use of School Health and Counseling Services

  • Decreased Disciplinary Problems

  • Prevention of Health-Risk Behaviors such as the Use of Alcohol and Other Drugs

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