Wellness Committee

The Wellness Committee was created to support the health and

wellness of the P.S.29 community and to build student skills

to care for their bodies and for the Earth.

Committee projects are broken into 5 work teams which typically meet from 5-10 times over the school year.

Go Green!

The Eco-Team

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This team supports the science teachers in building student awareness and action around ecological wellness, and supports waste reduction and sustainable product choices for PTA events. Team members can also help as Green Club parents who assist students to support composting and recycling, and develop ideas and guidelines on environmentally friendly alternatives.

Eat Up!

The Food and Nutrition Team

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The Food and Nutrition team promotes the education about and provision of healthy food choices throughout the school. We support food-related programming for Super Science Saturday and other special events, and Wellness In The Schools (WITS) trainings for the students. We also organize Harvest Week each fall with the Garden team.

Farm On!

The Garden Team

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The garden team works to support the PS29 Children's garden as a place for growing food and growing minds of all PS29 students. We assist the science teachers in planning the garden's priorities, scheduling garden events, watering the garden, planning volunteer shifts, and leading new initiatives that involve the garden. This team also organizes Harvest Week activities each fall in coordination with the Nutrition team.

Move It!

The Fitness Team

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The fitness team encourages our students and their families to participate in physical activities and educate on the importance of daily exercise – while also having FUN with friends!  We organize and support a wide array of fitness and wellness events during the school year, including our Move It! Mornings, Rainy Day Recess Activities, PS29 Running Club, the PS29 Fun Run, “Kick Butts” day, and a new bike club!

Be Here Now

The Mindfulness Team

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The Mindfulness team works to share, spread and incorporate mindfulness activities throughout the P.S.29 community. This team will continue to support the integration of daily mindfulness activities in the classroom into all grades Pre-K-5, set up yoga, meditation and mindfulness training for teachers and parents, and re-start the Thursday morning parent meditation.

The Wellness Committee is always looking for

new members to support our many initiatives!

Teacher Chair: Tina Reres       Parent Chair: TBD for 2021-2022

Please contact us at wellness@ps29bk.org if you are interested!