WooHoo Kansas Schools

Episode 20: Garden City High School

WooHoo Kansas Schools, Episode 20: Garden City High School

Did you know 90% of tobacco users start before the age of 18? In this final episode of WooHoo Kansas Schools, meet a group of Garden City High School students who took action to prevent their peers from taking on this harmful habit. They have Jemelle Holopirek saying, "WooHoo Kansas Schools!" #woohooksschools

Posted by Kansas Health Foundation on Friday, May 3, 2019

Episode 19: Haven High School

WooHoo Kansas Schools, Episode 19: Haven High School

Personal finances, consumer rights, health & safety…these are all things high schoolers should know, but do they? At USD 312 Haven Public Schools, they sure do! Find out why Jemelle Holopirek is saying "WooHoo Kansas Schools" about this LifeSmarts program from the National Consumers League. #WooHooKansasSchools

Posted by Kansas Health Foundation on Friday, April 26, 2019

Episode 18: Dodge City Middle School

WooHoo Kansas Schools, Episode 18: Dodge City Middle School

Dry, dull, boring…these might be words used to describe typical history lessons, but not at Dodge City Middle School! Find out why Jemelle Holopirek is saying "WooHoo Kansas Schools" about a teacher who goes above and beyond to not just tell, but show. #woohooksschools

Posted by Kansas Health Foundation on Friday, April 19, 2019

Episode 17: Cloud Elementary, Wichita

WooHoo Kansas Schools, Episode 17: Cloud Elementary

One of the Wichita Police Department's newest patrol dogs, Oz, sniffed out something interesting at Cloud Elementary School recently–a good book! See why Jemelle Holopirek is saying "WooHoo Kansas Schools" about this "pawsome" partnership to promote literacy! #woohooksschools #cantwaittoread #readwiththem

Posted by Kansas Health Foundation on Friday, April 12, 2019

Episode 16: McLean Elementary, Wichita

WooHoo Kansas Schools, Episode 17: McLean Elementary

We all know kids need more activity during the day, and one teacher at Mclean Science/Tech MagnetElementary put his Active Schools: Let's Move Kansas! training from the Kansas State Department of Education to good use! See why @Jemelle Holopirek is jumping for this unique approach, saying "WooHoo Kansas Schools!" #WooHooKSSchools

Posted by Kansas Health Foundation on Friday, April 5, 2019

Episode 15: Topeka Public Schools

WooHoo Kansas Schools, Episode 16: Topeka Public Schools

Eye screenings, ear screenings…mental health screenings? Absolutely! Check out the strategies used at Topeka Public Schools which address student health in a whole new way. It has Jemelle Holopirek saying "WooHoo Kansas Schools," and we think you will, too! #WooHooKSSchools

Posted by Kansas Health Foundation on Friday, March 29, 2019

Episode 14: Maize South Middle School (in Puerto Rico)

WooHoo Kansas Schools, Episode 15: Puerto Rico

In our first WooHoo Kansas Schools episode, we took you to @Maize USD 266 South Middle School, where students were preparing to travel thousands of miles away to deliver PE equipment to students affected by hurricanes in Puerto Rico. This week, we'll take you to the island where Jemelle Holopirek got a first-hand look at students bringing not only sports equipment, but smiles and friendship. #woohooksschools

Posted by Kansas Health Foundation on Friday, March 22, 2019

Episode 13: Trego Community High School

WooHoo Kansas Schools, Episode 14: Trego Community High School

Students at Trego Community High School are doing a "doggone" good job of learning community service! They have @Jemelle Holopirek saying "Woohoo Kansas Schools!" about their paw-some program! #woohooksschools

Posted by Kansas Health Foundation on Friday, March 1, 2019

Episode 12: Union Valley Elementary

WooHoo Kansas Schools, Episode 13: Union Valley Elementary

Earlier this week we launched our statewide literacy campaign, #CantWaittoRead, which encourages parents and caregivers to read as early and as often as they can to their children. 63% of Kansas 4th graders aren't reading at grade level, but at Union Valley Elementary School in Hutchinson, 4th graders not only like reading but love it. Find out why these kids are hooked on books, and Jemelle Holopirek is saying "WooHoo Kansas Schools!" #WooHooKSSchoolsFind out more about our literacy campaign, and sign up at https://readwiththem.org. #readwiththem #cantwaittoread

Posted by Kansas Health Foundation on Friday, February 22, 2019

Episode 11: Oakley Elementary

WooHoo Kansas Schools, Episode 12: Oakley Elementary

USD 274 – Oakley elementary students are learning important safety lessons every month from Logan County organizations, such as handwashing skills from the Logan County Health Department. See why Jemelle Holopirek is hyped for hygiene and saying "WooHoo Kansas Schools!" #woohooksschools

Posted by Kansas Health Foundation on Friday, February 15, 2019

Episode 10: Fort Scott Middle School

WooHoo Kansas Schools, Episode 11: Fort Scott Middle School

It's hard to focus when you're hungry, and that's why USD 234 Fort Scott Middle School has implemented a new food program that's fueling bodies AND minds. See why it's got Jemelle Holopirek saying "WooHoo Kansas Schools!" #WooHooKSSchools

Posted by Kansas Health Foundation on Friday, February 8, 2019

Episode 9: West Bourbon Elementary School, Uniontown

WooHoo Kansas Schools, Episode 10: West Bourbon Elementary School

Students at West Bourbon Elementary (Uniontown Public Schools USD 235) learn from an early age that physical fitness is foundational to good health. Their "activity everywhere" approach has @Jemelle Holopirek saying "WooHoo Kansas Schools!" #WooHooKSSchools

Posted by Kansas Health Foundation on Friday, February 1, 2019

Episode 8: Kingman Elementary School

Episode 7: Wilbur Middle School

Episode 6: Ewalt Elementary, Augusta

Episode 5: El Dorado High School

Episode 4: Garfield Elementary, Augusta

Episode 3: Bluestem Elementary

Episode 2

Episode 1: Maize South Middle School

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