Empathy can help prevent bullying

Empathy can help prevent bullying

By La Salle Academy Healthy News reporters | Editor’s note: Ms. Edward’s fourth-grade reporters have been learning about how showing empathy can help prevent bullying. As a part of their research, they interviewed Mrs. Colleen Burns, La Salle social worker, and Ms....
‘Learn about nature to understand it’

‘Learn about nature to understand it’

By DePaul Healthy Trailblazer Journal reporters | “Nature is not a toy,” a river expert recently told the Healthy Trailblazer Journal. “The river is alive and is always moving.”  Joanne Douglas is the youth program manager at Bartram’s Garden in Philadelphia,...
Go on a sensory scavenger hunt

Go on a sensory scavenger hunt

By Inquiry Charter Healthy Owl Times reporters | One way to start practicing mindfulness is to use your five senses to help you pay attention to what’s around you right now. The Healthy Owl Times recommends taking a sensory scavenger hunt.  This activity can be...
How to cope if you’re feeling stressed

How to cope if you’re feeling stressed

By Inquiry Charter Healthy Owl Times reporters | It is common for children to experience stress, according to kidshealth.org.  A few causes of stress are increased social media use and conflicts with friends and members, according to Dr. Pierre Chanoine. He is a...
Reducing stress through Zentangle

Reducing stress through Zentangle

By Gotwals Healthy Press reporters | Stress is the feeling when you’re worried about something, according to kidshealth.org. Experts say too much stress can be bad for your health.  To reduce stress, Ms. Quinn’s fourth-grade students tried an art activity called...
Covid-19 vaccines safe, doctor says

Covid-19 vaccines safe, doctor says

Gotwals Healthy Press reporters has a burning question for Dr. Sarah Sparks-Stroinski: Are Covid-19 vaccines safe for kids?  “Yes, they are safe,” said Dr. Sparks-Stroinski, a doctor at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia. The medical...

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