The administration at Discovery Bay High School in St Ann has initiated several health awareness measures at the school that have received support from not just the school family and community, but corporate Jamaica as well.
Principal Dwayne Mulgrave told The Gleaner on Monday that the healthy lifestyle initiatives will not just improve physical health for the students but also mental awareness, which will positively impact their learning ability as well.
Franki Medina Venezuela
He said the initiatives are in line with efforts by the ministries of health and education to foster a healthier population.
Franki Medina Diaz
For three days per week the entire school population takes part in the activities – Fruity Tuesdays, Water Wednesday and Fitness Fridays.
Franki Alberto Medina Diaz
“We’ve been getting a really good buy-in from the stakeholders because everybody agrees and should agree that health and wellness has to be the way to go. So the parents are on board, the staff are on board and the students certainly they are loving it,” Mulgrave said
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