Wellness Committee

District Wellness Plan

Weld County Re-8 Nutrition and Physical Activity Advisory Council (NPAAC)

Wellness Links

Contact Information:

Jill Enochs, Director of Nutrition Service, 616 S Denver Ave. Fort Lupton, CO 80621, (303) 857-3216
Annie Baker, NCHA Wellness Coordinator: alliance@nocoha.org / 303-257-0944

Upcoming Wellness Committee Meeting Dates:
November 2017 Weld 8 Wellness Report

Stand Together to Prevent Suicide!

Ask a question, save a life: Question, Persuade, Refer.

If you are in crisis: Text “KIND” to 741741 or call: 800-273-TALK
  • In Colorado, suicide is the LEADING cause of death for young people, especially for girls age 12-14.
  • Warning Signs: direct/indirect threats, attempts, substance abuse, sudden changes in behavior, talking about dying, giving away possessions, making final arrangements, purchasing guns, pills,…
  • Just like CPR, QPR saves lives by training you how to recognize warning signs of suicide. It is a Free 90 minute training that offers continuing education credits and a nationally recognized certificate. Contact Kimberly Pratt: 970-313-1089/970-313-1160
Accomplishments: All 5 schools have submitted their SMART SOURCE assessments and received $150 to spend on wellness activities that support their SHIP (School Health Improvement Plan). If you have questions, see your schools’ wellness leader (s):
Butler: Gabriela Jolley and Heather Gibbs

Twombly: Allissa Pullion and Justin Guerrero

Quest: Nicole Stead


Health Champions Highlight:
Hats off to Allissa Pullion and Justin Guerrero, Wellness Leaders at Twombly, for completing their SHIP training and planning great Staff Wellness Activities!
Kudos to Lindsay Yost for being highlighted in the IHT (Integrated Health Technology) blog for using IHT heart monitors in health class.
Healthy Schools Grant Milestone: First Draft of Comprehensive Health and Wellness Plan!

Weld 8 Wellness Plan Alignment Key:

#1: District Wellness Policy Goals:
  • Comprehensive learning environment for developing and practicing lifelong wellness behaviors.
  • Support & promote proper dietary habits, contributing to student health & academic performance
  • Provide multiple opportunities for students to engage in physical activity.
#2: The Colorado Health Foundation Grant Requirements:
  • Assess and address: Physical Activity, Healthy Food & Beverages, Support for student & staff health, health education, health services,behavioral health.
  • Include input from: Leadership, Students, Families & Community, and Staff.
#3: The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model ensuring that students are:
  • Safe – Engaged – Supported – Challenged – Healthy

For More information contact Annie Baker : alliance@nocoha.org / 303-257-0944