Health, Safety & Wellness

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Health, Safety & Wellness

Health, Safety & Wellness

The Orange PTA Health, Safety & Wellness Committee is a collaboration of parents, school and community members who are committed to promoting the welfare of children and youth in the home, school and community. We…
  • Organize and/or support educational forums and programs that specifically address Health & Safety issues/concerns in our schools and the community.
  • Increase communication through parent programs and topical speakers
  • Organize and facilitate health and wellness programs at the schools with the help of volunteer staff and parents.

Events & Programs

MHS Run Club 

For 4th and 5th Graders

Friday Mornings • 7:50am – 8:30am

10/1, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29

This club is run by volunteer teachers, staff & parents.

FREE to all PTA Members! Not a member? Join online here

For more information or to volunteer, contact: 

Erin Oakley | [email protected] 
Karen Cunningham | [email protected]  
Amy Calderon | [email protected] 

MHS Yoga Club 

For Kindergarten and 1st Graders

Join us at the Pepper Pike Park  
Saturday, October 2nd  


Diane Williams, founder of Big Zen Little Zen, will help teach our children the fundamentals of yoga in a fun, mindful way

Please have children bring a towel or yoga mat and a water bottle. 

FREE to all PTA Members! Not a member? Join online here. Registration is required. Space is limited due to Covid.

For more information or to volunteer, contact: 

Erin Oakley | [email protected] 
Karen Cunningham | [email protected]  
Amy Calderon | [email protected] 

Calm Corners at Moreland Hills School

Every classroom in Moreland Hills School has a Calm Corner
What’s a Calm Corner? A Calm Corner is an area where anyone in the class can go to feel calm or settled.  Schools throughout the country are using Calm Corners with positive results. Many teachers see Calm Corners as a way to help students tune in to feeling and behavior triggers; to take responsibility for their own behavior; and to foster a supportive and composed classroom culture.
Calm Corners can contribute to kids building the important trait of self-efficacy, which is developed when they see that their own actions can lead to real results. Students who regularly use Calm Corners as a positive space can strengthen mindfulness and resilience. And, Calm Corners aren’t just for school – many families in our district are creating space for them at home.
For more information, download our Calm Corner Parent Information Sheet.

Competencies at Brady Middle School

Focus on Competencies
Last year, Brady staff identified 9 Competencies they deemed essential for students to develop before leaving Brady Middle School to embark on their high school career. They are: Grow, Connect, Persevere, Succeed, Think, Present, Lead, Serve, and Practice Digital Responsibility. Brady Middle School is providing opportunities for students to develop these competencies throughout the school year, with a special emphasis on one Competency each month.

Health, Safety & Wellness Chairs 2020-2021

Amy Calderon
Karen Cunningham
Erin Oakley 
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