#Stigma180 – reverse the stigma on mental health issues

#Stigma180 is the name of an anti-stigma campaign that runs January through April 2017.  The campaign is aimed at reversing — “doing a 180” — about the stigma surrounding mental health.  You’ll see the hashtag #Stigma180 used to tie different elements of the campaign together across social media, buildings, and school and community events. The campaign was created by specialized services staff with  the following goals in mind: to provide accurate information and resources about mental health to increase awareness, understanding, sensitivity, and responsiveness to mental health in our schools and community to engage members of the district and community in a dialogue and conversation about mental well- being and overall health. Questions? Contact ECCS Family School Coordinators: Samantha Lundgren (lundgrens@district112.org) or Eric Dean (DeanE@district112.org).  Follow @Stigma180 on Twitter for updates. Join us for one of the 10 presentations in the... Continue reading #Stigma180 – reverse the stigma on mental health issues

Featured PLC Group of the Month

Our featured PLC group of the month is the Personal Wellness department, which includes Mark Young, Justin Newman, Karla Otterness, and Kristin Weinzierl. This year, the Personal Wellness department is implementing the FitnessGram program to provide more personalized feedback to students about their current fitness level and for PW teachers to analyze the appropriate level of fitness planned for class. FitnessGram is an assessment program that was developed by the Copper Institute and is currently used by 60% of schools nationwide. Members of the PW department made the decision to incorporate this fitness program in the East curriculum after attending the SHAPE national convention last year. This program fits well with District 112’s focus on personalized learning and aligns with the Purposeful Instruction, Assessment, and Feedback section of the personalized star. How will this program impact our students at CMSE? Students will be receiving individualized results as to how their... Continue reading Featured PLC Group of the Month

Bingo Bash

We invite you to attend our annual Bingo Bash family night, Tuesday, November 15th from 6:30 – 8:00 in the East Commons.  Expect a variety of prizes, raffles, food, and good old fashioned fun! Flyer   Continue reading Bingo Bash