Health and Well-Being

a boy carries a tree to be planted in the hole

Shawnee Mission Sustainability Youth Summit students identified a broad definition of health and well-being to include 

  • Mental health and stress education
  • Physical health supported by physical education, biking and outdoor learning
  • Dietary health that includes nutrition education and local food options, including food grown in school gardens
  • Sanitary health and updated facilities
  • Facilities that provide indoor air quality and natural light 
  • Student innovation and involvement on the school level