Mesa County Valley School District 51

Healthy Schools

Welcome to D51 Healthy Schools!

The D51 Wellness Advisory Council (DWAC) is committed to creating policies and practices to ensure every child thrives!

Please click on the DWAC tab at the top of the page to learn about this committee!
Mesa County Valley School District 51 is using the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model to create Healthy Schools. Watch the video to learn a little about this model. Scroll down to learn more and access resources!

D51 Wellness Policy

The new D51 Wellness Policy has been APPROVED! Implementation will begin to roll out during the 2019-2020 school year with full support and resources from the District Wellness Advisory Council (DWAC).

Click on the image to learn about the new School-Based Health Center opening August 17, 202 at Central High School!

Data, Data, Data!

The 2019 Healthy Kids CO and Smart Source Surveys are available to view on the Data page located on the navigation bar.

Brain Breaks & Active Classrooms

Virtual Relaxation Room

Click the picture and spend a few minutes on your mental health.

Click on the links below to learn how the D51 Healthy Schools initiative is utilizing the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model

D51 Health Education Policy

Vaping Education

Resources for Teachers

Brain Breaks in Classrooms

Grand Valley Parks & Rec Links

D51 Nutrition Services

D51 Lunch Lizard

INEP: Integrated Nutrition Education Program

D51 Nursing Services

Warrior Wellness Center at Central High School

D51 Mental Health Information

D51 Bullying Prevention

D51 Social & Emotional Learning


Random Acts of Kindness

Playworks: Games for SEL

D51 Safety & Security

D51 Energy Management

Safe Routes to School

Colorado State Patrol: K-12 Curriculum

Virtual Relaxation Room

Recipe Makeovers

Staff Discounts


Action for Healthy Kids

Colorado PTA

CDC: Parents for Healthy Schools

Mesa County DHS


D51 Healthy Schools Collaborate with:

Please contact if you are interested in the learning opportunities WellTrain or RMC Health provide.

Click the tabs at the top of the page to learn about and access resources:

    • School Wellness Teams

      • Healthy Schools Wellness Teams

      • Brain Breaks for Elementary and Secondary

      • Ideas for Recess, Indoor Recess, Healthy Snacks and more!

    • Data

      • Health Kids CO Survey Results

      • Smart Source Results

    • The District Wellness Advisory Committee (DWAC)

      • Board Members

      • Meeting Agendas

      • Policies

    • On-line Games


      • Choose My Plate

      • Healthy Active Kids

Questions? Please email the D51 Wellness Coordinator, Ayme Zortman.