Community Events and Newsletters for you and your family


This area will highlight wellness events open to students and families going on in our community.  This helps our district accomplish the goals set forth in the Wellness Policy.  Enjoy the offerings that make us a stronger community!

Healthy Living with Diabetes
This researched and proven workshop is designed to help adults with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes learn skills and increase their confidence in managing their diabetes.
May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
Action for Healthy Kids - 6 Ways to Celebrate National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
Divine Savior Health Kite Fly
Join us for our 2015 Canal Days Kite Fly! This event will take place behind Tivoli on Saturday, May 30, in conjunction with Portage Canal Days.
Divine Savior Health Education News
Smart Snacks Calculator
In June 2013, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released updated nutrition standards for snacks and drinks served throughout the school building, in vending machines, school stores, snack carts and a la carte lines. And as of July, these new guidelines will be in effect. This means that everyone at your school will be working together to make sure your students are eating snacks that give them the energy they need to keep up with the activities you have planned. From the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, the New Smart Snacks Calculator takes the guesswork out of determining if your snack, side or entre`e item meets the new USDA guidelines.
Wayne Bartels Middle School Phy Ed and Health Newsletter
This newsletter is put out monthly by the Physical Education and Health teachers at Wayne Bartels Middle School, coordinated by Brian Adams. Scroll to find the current issue or read earlier issues.
NuVal information at Pierce's Grocery
Flyer describing the NuVal system of health information displayed at Pierce's Grocery Store.

Family Resources 

Check out these great resources from our partners at the University of Wisconsin Extension Office.

Food $ense Newsletters
Food $ense Newsletters come in two forms. One is updated monthly. One is updated 4 times per year. Check these out for timely suggestions on feeding your family.

Past Community Events

Check out this area for previously held community events and the agencies who sponsored it.

Eat Well Columbia County! January 18, 2014 event
Eat Well, Columbia County! is hosting an event at Pierce?s with Divine Savior on Saturday January 18th at 10AM. The event will include healthy cooking demos and a grocery store tour to introduce the NuVal system.
Eat Well Columbia County! January 6, 2014 event
Brochure on a community program being held at the Portage Public Library in conjunction with AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer Megan and the Columbia County UW Extension Office.
Eat Well Columbia County registration form
Get your family involved 1st through 5th grade students!
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