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Lots of water

By Josiah, Cole Manor Healthy Comet | Three things about summer: I think the weather is good and...

Ice cream

By Cameren, Cole Manor Healthy Comet | In summertime I enjoy going to the pool, even though I...

Active time

Active time

By Juliana, Cole Manor Healthy Comet | I notice that I do 30 minutes of screen time on school...

Setting limits

By Karl, Cole Manor Healthy Comet | I have been thinking of setting [technology] limits for...

In the pool

By Katherine, Cole Manor Healthy Comet | I feel good about the summertime. I enjoy playing in the...

Beating the heat

By Karl, Cole Manor Healthy Comet | The summer is amazing, but I sometimes overheat. I’m taking...

Walking instead

By Imani, William Cramp Fit Flyer | I can walk instead of riding in a car with someone driving,...

Clean up trash

By Ja'Bre, William Cramp Fit Flyer | Clean up trash outside or inside. Make the world better than...

Did You Know?

How do you stop a bloody nose?

A nosebleed can be an annoying result of dry winter air. To stop an occasional nosebleed, first sit up straight. Blow your nose to get any blood clots out, then pinch both of your nostrils closed for five to 10 minutes. (Talk to your doctor if your nosebleeds are frequent or hard to stop.) Source: Mayo Clinic

Why do I shiver when I'm cold?

When our body temperatures get too low, our bodies rapidly contract and relax our muscles in an effort to make us warm. That’s usually not enough to heat us up, though, so grab a hat and a sweater if you get chilly! Source: CHOP; Bon Secors

When will I stop growing?

We come in all shapes and sizes, and everyone will grow at different rates. But typically, girls reach their full height around age 15, and boys around age 16. Source: KidsHealth from Nemours

Talking To …

Jordan Mailata

Jordan Mailata, an offensive tackle with the Philadelphia Eagles, talked with student journalists about physical and mental healing on and off the field. He told them about “one of the toughest decisions” of his life—moving 10,000 miles away from friends and family to pursue a career in the NFL.


Tami Benton 

It’s normal for kids to be sad or anxious, says Dr. Tami Benton. But those feelings can become a problem if they don’t go away. “We don’t label anxiety as a problem until it interferes with your ability to do the things you want to do. Same with sadness. It becomes a problem when that sadness stays.”



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