February 3, 2018 · 3:22 pm
Students can sign up for sessions about reducing stress
By Justin Scherzer, Current Staff
For a short time, students can put aside the stresses of a traditional school day and prioritize their personal wellness.
Several teachers at the West Bend High Schools are leading a new Wellness Wednesday program that allows students to sign up for sessions focused on relaxation, fun and the betterment of their mental health. Through the use of the online tool FlexiSched, students can opt to participate during their normal Wednesday resource time. Over the last two months, eight courses have been offered by teachers from both East and West High. Continue reading →
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May 19, 2015 · 6:20 pm
By Kara Conley, Current Staff
Tammy Lascelle, a special education teacher at East, has created a yoga corner where students can learn one or two poses before heading to class.
Lascelle offers students some yoga lessons in the U hallway between periods three and four during passing time, but only a few days each week. It’s a way for her to interact with students and create a more joyful environment. Continue reading →