AACPS Wellness Schools of Distinction Award
schools that demonstrate a high priority for the health and well
being of students, staff, and school supporters by going beyond the
curriculum to produce positive outcomes for the entire school
In order to win the prestigious honor, schools must show
significant effort in establishing initiatives that address all of
ten components of the Whole
School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC).
nutrition environment and services
counseling, psychological, and social services
social and emotional climate
As an extension of the AACPS Wellness Council and policy, the
award is given annually. The application process is from April-June
annually. Schools who have already received the award may reapply every three years.
WELLNESS SCHOOLS OF DISTINCTION - PAST AWARDS