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Student Health, Wellness and Prevention

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Rudy Puente, Director 
(916) 566-1600 ext. 50856
 
 Bonita Mallory Coordinator, Bay B-240
(916) 566-1600 ext. 50851
 
Scott Kazer Program Specialist, TUPE
(916) 566-1600 ext. 50832

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MISSION:  Promote optimal health and academic success for all students through active teamwork between family, community and all educators every day.

VISION:  Build a cohesive health team with common goals to provide students with the skills and services needed for academic success and life-long wellness.

CORE VALUES:
  • Optimize student academic achievement through ongoing health interventions
  • Maintain ongoing communication to maximize health and safety
  • Incorporate health education programs to facilitate a healthy learning environment and increase health literacy
 
GOALS:
  • Achieve and maintain health services staff at 95%
  • Increase the number of TRUSD staff who are CPR certified
  • Utilize community partners to improve access and navigation of dental resources at each school site
 
Students outside campus with protest signs. Signs read: drug free is the way to be, and let's kick butts today.
The Friday Night Live (FNL) program is designed to build leadership skills, provide opportunities for community service, and prevent alcohol, tobacco and drug use among teenagers.  Grant Union High School (GUHS) has a very active FNL chapter.  Chapter activities are designed to encourage positive peer influence and provide opportunities for leadership and community service.  The photos from this GUHS event illustrate the creative and fun way student members get their anti-tobacco messages out to other students and the public for "Kick Butts Day", March 15, 2017.   Kick Butts Day is a day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco at more than 1,000 events planned by independent organizers across the United States and around the world. 
 

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