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ATV Safety Course - Please use the link, then search for ATV course in Forest County. Packet and assignment pick up is on June 12, with class day and test-out on June 19. Register online or call Celeste Schuppler at (715) 478-4962. https://gowild.wi.gov/customers/safetyedclass
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School District of Crandon Health Advisory Council acknowledged for their work on school wellness.

In the fall of 2018 Mrs. Neilitz, the school nurse, was contacted by The University of Wisconsin-Madison Population Health Institute to be interviewed for a School Wellness Success Story as part of their work with the Wisconsin Health Atlas and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

The School Wellness Policy Evaluation Project is part of the Wisconsin Health Atlas, an accessible web portal that connects the public to local data and information they need to inform and evaluate their work. The group strives to provide a comprehensive picture of the multiple factors that impact health, including individual behaviors, policies, systems and environments. The Wisconsin Health Atlas is staffed by researchers of the UW-Madison Population Health Institute and is funded by the Wisconsin Partnership Program.

In short, the group was researching Wellness Policies of school districts across the state and focusing on those with recent positive changes. The School District of Crandon had implemented significant changes in the Wellness Policy approved on 6/26/2017 and updated on 7/9/2018 to better meet the 2016 Final Rule of the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act. These updates drastically improved the policy focus on the health of our students and the correlation between health and student success.

Mrs. Neilitz would like to use this opportunity to commend the efforts put forth by the Health Advisory Council, specifically the school based committee, that really put a significant amount of professionalism and time into the policy update, implementation and maintenance. This policy improvement was a multiyear endeavor thus some of the participants have come and gone, but along with Mrs. Neilitz there are two key participants that should be recognized for their consistent support and input - Jamee Belland, elementary principal and Tina Taylor, middle school counselor.

The School District of Crandon does recognize the importance of the physical, mental and social health of our students, staff and community when considering policy and planning for the district. Evidence has shown clear correlations between health and success! For more information on the information discussed please explore the links below.

https://uwmadison.app.box.com/s/d3nu5hgh846sxm5juk8tw9uvyltj986f

https://www.wihealthatlas.org/lwp-success-crandon

https://www.wihealthatlas.org/lwp
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The Community Coalition of Forest County would like to invite you to celebrate National Prevention Week, May 12th -19th. This year's theme is "Inspiring Action, Changing Lives".
We hope you are able to join us for the parade and gathering afterwards to celebrate the prevention efforts made every day and all the positive activities Forest County has to offer!
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The Walk For Recovery is this coming Friday May 17, starting at 8:00 AM by the Stone Lake C-Stone. This event is open to anyone who would like to attend.
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Hey all! Crandon Public Library is asking for your help! We are hosting a blood drive on May 17th from 10:00am-2:30pm. The blood center is in serious need of donors!

Please call the library to schedule a life-saving appointment! 715-478-3784