Health and Well-Being

a boy carries a tree to be planted in the hole

Shawnee Mission Sustainability Youth Summit students identified a broad list of considerations to enhance student health and well-being: 

  • 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.