Health and Wellness Advisory Committee, Dec. 1, 2016 minutes

Health and Wellness Advisory Committee

Meeting Minutes

Thursday, December 1, 2016




Pamela Lundquist

Heather Torrey

Kathy Hatch

Jolene St. Pierre

Mary Beth Doherty


–Discussed expansion of web presence;

Need for meeting notes posted on district website

More parent information


–Penn Brook food celebrations have decreased;

Ideas for healthy snacks: how to best communicate to parents?

Lice discussion: updated policy to teachers/parents

Letter home to parents after January

Recent Globe article on lice; mbdoherty to share


–Discussion of future action items:

Attitudes and Behavior survey for Fall 2017


Health and Wellness Fair: Donna will check with Mike re: tables/

Date of Pancake Breakfast; MBDoherty will compile past vendors

List for next meeting;

DARE discussion brought up by Jolene St. Pierre; check with SRO Henry; invite to next meeting

Health curriculum review

Staff Appreciation ideas: will discuss more fully next meeting


–Next meeting set for January 12, 2017