Category: Active Living

The Art of Health Promotion: Highlighting the HEAL Murals

August 19, 2016

The L.A. Trust for Children’s Health has been partnering with Hollywood High School through the Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) program for several years. The HEAL program, which is an initiative funded by Kaiser Permanente, serves to reduce obesity rates and increase health awareness in the community.

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Investing in Teacher Wellness

August 15, 2016

I often wonder if the average person ever stops to think about the multitude of tasks and responsibilities that a teacher has. Sure, many jobs are difficult but I believe that the job of a classroom teacher is an especially difficult one that is often taken for granted. Teachers are bombarded with duties that go […]

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Fountains of Empowerment

July 22, 2016

Imagine going to school feeling thirsty and walking to the nearest water fountain only to find a sign that says, “Not a Drinking Water Source.” You then head over to the next water fountain, but this one is shut off. This is the reality for Estelle at Hollywood High School (HHS) as it is with […]

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Hollywood High: New Traditions and a New Journey to Health

April 16, 2016

LAUSD’s Hollywood High is one of those storied institutions of education. This past weekend it got a new story to tell. VIEW THE VIDEO: https://vimeo.com/161814711 On Saturday, April 2, 2016, as part of continuing efforts towards creating a healthier school community,  more than 80 Hollywood High School students and their families, faculty, staff, LAUSD Board [...]

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Student Health = Student Success