Wow! What a weekend we experienced with record breaking temperatures across the state. Remember to be safe by using lots of sun protection and drinking water! In addition to hydration and sun protection, we suggest wearing light colored clothing; avoiding cotton or heavy weight polyester. You could also use a misting or spray bottle of water (applying water to back of neck and forehead. If you are a "heavy sweater", drinking beverages with electrolytes can be very beneficial.
High blood pressure (also known as hypertension) guidelines were revised in 2017. The new guidelines lowered the definition of hypertension in order to allow people to make changes earlier in the course of the disease and prevent further damage. According the the American College of Cardiology: “The new definition will result in nearly half of the U.S. adult population (46 percent) having high blood pressure, with the greatest impact expected among younger people. Additionall
May can be a very stressful time for educators and students. We encourage you to reach out to our Mindfulness expert, Venus Washington, if you'd like to have a mindful minute or other mindful education at your PLC meeting, staff meeting, or even in your classroom. Check out the pictures below of her work with fourth grade students and teachers at Sugar Creek Elementary.