Bobier Selected by UCSD For Wellness Program
November 07th, 2016
Bobier Elementary was recently selected by the UCSD School of Medicine as one of six San Diego County elementary schools chosen for a three-year wellness development program by the Center for Community Health-School Wellness.
WaveCrest Cafe’s Registered Dietitian, Amy Haessly, has been training Bobier’s teachers on how to introduce lessons on nutrition into their regular class schedule in what Principal Jenifer Golden said was change in outlook “where it’s cool to eat healthy.”
“We’re already a school that’s passionate about this,” Golden said. “It’s a culture shift. We’re not there yet, but we’re making improvements every year.”
Getting picked for the UCSD program will help the school move faster and with a clear plan of action, Golden said.
Said Haessly, “Bobier is the model of how to build a wellness program and a culture of wellness to achieve student success,”
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