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10 Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for Kids

The following tips are from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

  1. I will clean up my toys, and keep my room in good order.
  2. I will brush my teeth twice a day, and wash my hands before eating and after the bathroom.
  3. I won’t tease dogs, even friendly ones – and keep my hands and face away from their mouths.
  4. I will drink more milk and water, and limit soda and fruity drinks.
  5. I will apply sunscreen before going outdoors.
  6. I will find a sport or activity that I like, and do it at least three times a week.
  7. I will always wear a helmet when bicycling or boarding.
  8. I will wear my seat belt every time I get in the car.
  9. I’ll be nice to others, and friendly to kids who need friends – like someone shy or new to school.
  10. I’ll never give out personal information or pictures of myself to strangers or over the internet.

MAKE HEALTH YOUR RESOLUTION  |  Enjoy a new year of healthy possibilities!

Wendy Jaboro BSN, RN Canyons District Nurse for Midvale Elementary

Important Dates in February

4 – United Partners for Health Mobile Medical and Vision Clinic

11 – 5th Grade Field Trip to Abravanel Hall

13 – PTA Meeting 3:30pm School Library

14 – Valentine’s Day

17 – No School – Presidents’ Day

18 – Mobile Food Pantry 3:00pm

19 – 4th Grade Field Trip to the State Capitol

20 – Big Smiles Mobile Dental Clinic – with appointment

26 – Family-Teacher Conferences and PTA Book Fair

27 – Early Out 1:25pm

27 – Family-Teacher Conferences and PTA Book Fair

28 – No School

CSD’s Ofelia Wade Recognized by Spanish Government

The week before Thanksgiving, Ofelia Wade received with characteristic humility a special token of gratitude and appreciation from the Spanish government that was 10 years in the making.

Wade, who serves as the Dual Language Immersion Spanish Coordinator for Canyons and the state of Utah, was invited by Spanish Ambassador Santiago Cabanas to attend a ceremony at the Spanish Embassy in Washington D.C. to receive the prestigious Orden Civil de Alfonso X el Sabio award for her work promoting Spanish dual-language immersion in Utah.

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