USD262 Health & Wellness Site
“Feel Better, Be Healthy, Live Longer”
Valley Center Public Schools Health and Wellness Program is designed to help employees adopt and maintain health behaviors as part of their everyday life. Employees may participate in our wellness incentive program to qualifying for the Healthy Living Additional Benefit. The HLAB program results in an additional $20/month being paid by the district toward health insurance premiums ($240/yr).
To meet the program requirements, for the following school year, participants must submit their 2022-2023 Healthy Living Additional Benefit (HLAB) Form to Carla Clark (Human Resources), no later than 3.1.23 and complete a minimum of one of the Wellness Challenges To submit wellness challenge docs, see link below in the yellow section.
All staff who currently have the HLAB benefit must requalify for the plan year that starts April 1.
Kansas Schools' Wellness Policy Data Access data in KN-CLAIM. Enter User ID of Wellguest, and Password of Wellguest3, select School Nutrition Programs, select Program Year, click Applications in blue bar, click Wellness Policy Builder, enter Sponsor Number or select a school from the list by selecting a letter.
Questions-Email a District Wellness Member.
>>>CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR WELLNESS CHALLENGE DOCUMENTATION<<<
Once you submit it, you will get an emailed receipt
We like to give you options for your summer fitness regimen! Choose what fits best with your lifestyle.
Option 1: H20 with a side of 5K
Option 2: Hornet Pride Fitness
Option 3: Step Challenge
National Immunization Awareness Month (CDC Link)
Tech it up with Fitness (NEW CHALLENGE)
Integrate Fitness Technology with your cell phone or smart watch!
Challenge Requirements can be found on the tracker form.
National Suicide Prevention Month
Take charge of your Health
Fruits + Veggies + 30 minutes of physical activity, five days/week
Mental Illness Awareness Month
Get Yo' Steps In Challenge
Get moving with 30 minutes of walking or fitness in, at least 5 days/week! Easy Peasy!
Diabetes Precautions: Food Choices, Physical Activity, and Lose Excess Weight
150 minutes of cardiovascular activity each week (30 min/5 days a wk)
Identify the best nutrition goal for yourself, using the SMART formula (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-bound)
DUE Nov 30
Fitness Class of your Choice!
You can choose a local fitness class (VC Rec, fitness clubs) or drive into Wichita or other area for a class that fits your needs!
Participants will log two 45min-1 hour workouts, twice a week or a total of 8 workouts in the month. Shortened workouts allowed if medically needed.
DUE JAN 31
Feb is the final fitness challenge to qualify for the HLAB benefit, for the next school year.
Book or Digital Challenge: Read/Listen, Reflect, & Share
CHOOSE ONE (Book or Podcast):
Book: Make Your Bed (short read)
Book can be checked out from District Office. Also available to check out or through the Kansas State Library (digital and/or audio), other online options available dependent on sign-ups/subscriptions
Cannot do this specific book challenge for multiple years, one time only.
Podcast: Listen to your choice of 5-6 hours of health and wellness focused podcasts.
Sample podcasts include:
Ultimate Health Podcast (on Apple Podcast, Youtube, independent app)
Party in my Plants (on Spotify & itunes)
Tara Brach Meditation (website & Apple Podcast)
The Mindset & Mentor Podcast with Rob Dial (Spotify & iTunes, Audible, & website)
Other Health & Wellness podcast are fine too! Your choice!
DUE FEB 28
The Community Events are not part of the staff wellness challenges.
Hornet Hustle in October, Sponsor Abilene Elementary PTO
5K, 1mi, Virtual, Pre-K 50yd dash
VCHS Band on the Run in March, Sponsor VCHS Marching Band
5k, 1 mi