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Wellness Activities & Programs at Our Schools

Camarillo Heights STEM Academy

  • CHS has student leaders creating a weekly wellness message segment for morning announcements using video.  This video is shown both in classrooms and posted on our website YouTube link for families to view as well.
  • Teaching the Seven Habits of Happy Kids, a social emotional/leadership program to develop the whole child.
  • Mindfulness Group Support led by our Resource Teacher to learn self-awareness and control over their bodies and minds (students are invited by the team)
  • Running Club in the mornings
  • Garden Club

Dos Caminos School

  • Wellness Wednesday messages
  • Classroom garden box for every classroom.
  • Implementation of hand-sanitizing stations at lunch and recess
  • Classrooms following district guidelines for healthy eating and alternatives to sugary foods and class parties
  • Physical Education Program
  • TK/K/1--Music and Movement program every week, plus Motor Lab each week
  • All grades: use of technology based programs to do physical fitness activities inside the classroom and the MPR such as and various Nintendo Wii games (Get Fit, Let's Dance, Zumba for Kids)
  • School recycling program: recycling plastic bottles (teaching the importance of drinking water and how recycling can improve the health of our earth)
  • Outdoor Classroom a space outside with "tree-stump" chairs to hold classroom lessons outside based on the philosophy of getting students outside more!

La Mariposa School 

  • PTA / Volunteer school gardening program
  • School wide recycling program 
  • Healthy choice focus for Red Ribbon Week 
  • PE for Grades K-5
  • Tiger Olympics - Three day activity and wellness event for the entire school
  • At least one all-school assembly per year with a health focus
  • 4th and 5th grade cross country team

 Las Colinas Middle School

  • Daily PE/Fitness
  • Wellness Wed announcements
  • PVSD nutrition program
  • Peer mediation
  • Restorative Justice to student conduct
  • Access to school counselor

Las Posas School

  • Student Gardens
  • Intramural sports going on all year long at lunch time
  • Weekly Wellness Wednesday messages
  • Second Step taught in K-3rd Grade

Los Primeros School of Sciences & Arts

  • Runners Club on Tuesday at lunch – Students try to run a marathon at school throughout the year and collectively try to combine their miles to reach a far-away destination.  This year, they are traveling from Missouri to Oregon along the treacherous Oregon trail.
  • Student Gardens Boxes and Composting – Farm to Table… and Outdoor Classroom
  • Rotary Track Meet and Bananarama 5K Run
  • Middle School Sports League – Boys and Girls Volleyball, Co-ed Flag Football, Co-ed Soccer, Boys and Girls Basketball, Cross Country (including 5th grade as an intramural opportunity)
  • Jog-a-thon
  • Wellness Wednesday Messages each week

Monte Vista Middle School

  • Healthy snack options and water sold by ASB that conform to all guidelines from D.O. 
  • Intramural at lunch (multiple sports) throughout the school year
  • Boys and girls athletic teams, including basketball, soccer, flag football, cross country, cheer and volleyball
  • Annual Field Hockey Tournament at Moorpark for grades 6-8
  • Weekly Wellness Wednesday announcements over the P.A.
  • 100 mile challenge in P.E.  (Walk, run, and or bike at least 100 miles during a school year)
  • Embedded health instruction units in PE
  • Zoology class (with four chickens)
  • Tobacco Use Prevention (TUPE) club – meets monthly   ------  PSAs (Public Service Announcements) created by broadcast journalism class on health topics, i.e., not smoking or vaping, recycling, etc...       
  • WEB (Where Everybody Belongs) elective – student support for 6th grade students for a smooth transition to middle school

Pleasant Valley School of Engineering & Arts

  • Wellness Wednesday message into our news show
  • PE specialist for grades 4 & 5
  • After school league sports
  • Hand sanitizing station at the lunch shelters
  • Go Noodle in several classrooms
  • Outside garden boxes for students to grow fruits and vegetable

Rancho Rosal School

  • We have been doing our Wellness Wednesday message each Wednesday morning. 
  • Many of our staff also use “Brain Breaks” throughout the day during their instructional time. 
  • Many teachers have also added walk/jog to their daily routines, having their classes run a couple of laps for cardio work. 
  • Teachers and students particpate in the 100 Mile Challenge where miles are tracked daily.  Students are acknowledged for reaching 10, 25, 50, 75, and 100 miles
  • RRS has a sustainable Garden that is maintained by students and staff.

Santa Rosa Technology Magnet School 

  • Excellent salad/fruit bar and amazing food that is prepared fresh each day
  • 6-8 PE program
  • Camarillo Independent Sports League
  • BoosterThon Fundraiser
  • Lunch time sports program for 4th thru 8th grades
  • Students created Wellness messages and PSAs reqarding healthy choices
  • YMCA run PE for Grades TK-5
  • After school sports program/Camarillo Independent Sports League
  • Particpation in the Ventura County Cross Country League

Tierra Linda School    

  •  Movement brain breaks in class using Just Dance and GoNoodle
  •  Weekly Wellness messages
  •  Using photos of students with healthy food choices on Tierra Linda social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook
  •  Revamping of Life Lab garden area to include greenhouse and citrus trees
  •  Junior Optimist participation in Noontime optimist Walkathon