Staff at Maitland Middle School dressed in pink for “Pinktober.”
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Pinktober is an adaptation of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month that promotes upbeat simple awareness messages about breast cancer and encourages people to participate in pink ribbon culture and the war against breast cancer especially through the purchase and display of pink paraphernalia.
Maitland Middle School continued the tradition of holding an annual faculty/student basketball game. Maitland Middle School was excited to welcome back former student athletes as well as present current students with annual sports awards. On the court, both faculty teams were victorious! MMS would like to extend a special thank you to Coach Neff for organizing, and continuing, this awesome Maitland Middle School tradition!
Staff from six Winter Park Consortium schools joined together with Winter Park Health Foundation and Healthy Central Florida staff to participate in IOA’s Corporate 5K on Thursday, April 13. The event, nicknamed “Orlando’s largest office party,” is held exclusively for Florida’s corporate community; businesses and non-profit organizations form teams and participate in the IOA Corporate 5k for camaraderie, friendly competition and celebrating with co-workers.
Healthy Kids Today, in partnership with Winter Park Health Foundation, provided a discounted entry fee to m ore than 50 Winter Park Consortium school staff members. Participants wore their school shirts to show their school spirit which spurred on a bit of friendly competition!
It was 3.1 miles of fun, camaraderie and team building on a beautiful night in downtown Orlando!
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To encourage staff to take a minute out of their day to reflect on what they’re thankful for, Nancy Mooney, RN, School Nurse and Healthy School Team Leader, coordinates a regular “Thankful Thursday” activity for the staff.
This month, staff were treated to coffee, tea, and hot cocoa as well as treats in the media room. WPHS Cafeteria Manager, Willie Wright, and the members of the WPHS Healthy School Team came together to provide this wonderful activity for all WPHS staff.
Nothing gets kids moving like adults leading them. Look at these Hungerford staff members smiling while they get their students active. Way to go, Hungerford Elementary!