Coordinated School Health & Physical Education
Collierville Schools follows the TN Department of Education's Coordinated School Health Approach to ensure all Collierville Schools students remain healthy and able to fully participate in all educational opportunities.
Coordinated School Health is based on the Centers for Disease Control 8 Component approach to healthier schools:
- Nutrition Services - link to shared services website
- Health Services - link to more information
- Counseling and Psychological Services
- Health Promotion for Staff
- Healthy School Environment
- Health Education
- Physical Education/Physical Activity
- Parent/Community Involvement
Healthy School Teams
Each school has a Healthy School Team which utilizes faculty and staff who are considered experts in each component so that they able to capture a comprehensive snapshot of the school environment. After assessing the needs of the school, as a team, the school will develop a plan to not only address the weaknesses, but also highlight its strengths. Healthy School Teams promote healthy schools and encourage healthy behaviors, for students, faculty and families.
TN Coordinated School Health Website
Physical Education/Physical Activity
It's important for all students to be healthy and active and our Physical Education teachers help our students learn to enjoy everyday activities that will help them achieve life-long health. Select PE Teachers attend the annual TAPHERD Conference each year to learn the newest ideas to use in the gyms and classroom.
Check out Coach William's Website!
Coach Crystal Williams is an awesome PE teacher and shares her knowledge on her new website!
Family Life, Healthy Living
The Family Life, Healthy Living Curriculum is aimed at reaching life-long personal health and wellness skills such as building healthy interpersonal relationships, personal safety, goal-setting and decision-making and communicable disease prevention.
Puberty: The Wonder Years
The Collierville School Board voted to approve Puberty: The Wonder Years curriculum at the January 28, 2020 school board meeting. All 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students will be instructed in the new curriculum in May, unless parents opt out. The opt out form will be available in March.
Teachers will be presenting the curriculum during the Puberty Curriculum Night on Thursday, March 5th, from 6pm - 8pm.
The public notice is below:
Parents may review, on their own, curriculum components at the Puberty: The Wonder Years website