Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness

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Handwashing 2012 Healthy Living Calendar Contest

In 2011, the Saint Louis County Department of Health sponsored a Healthy Living Poster/Slogan Contest for County students in grades K-12. The purpose of the contest was to encourage students to spread messages to their peers that promote a healthy lifestyle. Posters could highlight any of the three following healthy choices:


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alcohol, tobacco, and drug free living

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the importance of physical activity

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the importance of healthy food choices every day


Over 2,000 students throughout St. Louis County submitted entries in the contest. This calendar highlights the top 13 winning entries.


Thank you to the teachers, school faculty, and D.A.R.E. officers who assisted in promoting the contest to students. The contest provides an opportunity for the Saint Louis County Department of Health to collaborate with schools throughout the county to promote Healthy Living. We would like to give a special thanks to all of the contest participants for their creative artwork and healthy living messages.


The Saint Louis County Department of Health offers:


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Consultations and resources on health education for schools and community groups. Call (314) 615-0555 for more information.

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Educational materials for health promotions, public events and festivals.

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Information about all forms of tobacco use, healthy food choices and physical activity.





2012 Healthy Living Calendar Winners:

Month Name School Grade District
Cover Addison Bearden Rogers Middle 8th Grade Affton
January Emma Herr Bristol Elementary 3rd Grade Webster Groves
February Mary Rolwes St. Micheal the Archangel 7th Grade Archdiocese of STL
March Chelsea Adam Rockwood Summit High 12th Grade Rockwood
April Abbie Sanford Salem Lutheran School 5th Grade Private
May Will Bransford Westchester Elementary 1st Grade Kirkwood
June Sam Hayden Computer School 4th Grade Webster Groves
July Brad Gardner Rockwood Summit High 11th Grade Rockwood
August Taylor Strader Rockwood Summit High 10th Grade Rockwood
September Dominqe Morrison Rockwood Summit High 9th Grade Rockwood
October Danielle Romay Westchester Elementary Kindergarden  Kirkwood
November Madison Brumit Hancock Place Elementary 2nd Grade Hancock Place
December Maisah McMillan Hoech Middle 6th Grade Ritenour



 

Previous Contest/Calendar Winners:

2013 Contest Winners   

2012 Contest Winners   

2012 Calendar Winners

2011 Calendar Winners

2010 Calendar Winners

2009 Calendar Winners

2008 Calendar Winners

2007 Calendar Winners

2006 Calendar Winners