Health & Wellness Group

Green Team

The Health, Wellness and Gardening team are a group of parents who assist teachers and administration to obtain the 4 badges to maintain Healthy CPS certfication by:

·  Providing mindfulness, nutrition, environmental awareness, and gardening education both in and outdoors through Chicago Taste Buddies for all grade levels and parents. 

·    Maintaining the edible garden and Eat What You Grow certification.  

·   Seeking out grants and educational opportunities for parents and children on health and environmental issues.

The Health Wellness and Gardening Team is also committed to making LaSalle Language Academy a zero waste school by:

·   Promoting citizenship and physical activity through community and school grounds clean-up efforts, nutrition and sustainability educational booths, and zero waste promotion.

·    Working with teachers to engage our student Green Team in STEM activities.

·    Composting and reusing lunch and classroom excess and recycling in order to become a zero waste school.

·    Working with the “specials” teachers to make creative re-use of trash.

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