Health and Wellness in BSD100

Berwyn South School District 100 believes that opportunities for health, wellness, & physical activity help students succeed in school and in life. All eight Berwyn South School District 100 schools have been honored with the coveted Let’s Move! Active Schools National Award. This is a national recognition for outstanding efforts and commitment to helping students learn, focus, and grow through the integration of at of physical activity before, during and after the school day.
"You cannot educate a child who is not healthy and you cannot keep a child healthy who is not educated."

~Dr. Jocelyn Elders, former U.S. general surgeon
Healthy HotSpot Highlight: Berwyn South School District 100
As Berwyn South School District 100 begins the second half of this school year, they have LOTS to celebrate! With the support and leadership from district administrators, schools in BSD100 are committed to taking their work to the next level. The district knows that providing opportunities for students to engage in physical activity will help students develop lifelong healthy habits and support their academic success. BSD100 has received countless local and national awards and honors recognizing their hard work and dedication to creating a healthy environment for all students. Every school in the district has received the Let’s Move! Active Schools National Award for the past two years! Having experienced the benefits of increased MVPA during PE, before and after school physical activity programming, classroom brain breaks, and quality recess time, BSD100 wants to ensure these practices remain an important part of the school culture. They have extended their partnership with the Alliance beyond the Healthy HotSpot Initiative and are now participating in the Healthy Schools Program. Through this extended partnership, BSD100 has their sights set on receiving even more national recognition – they will be applying for the National Healthy Schools Award this spring! Huge kudos to Berwyn South – keep the momentum going!
Julia Goetten | Healthy Schools Program Manager, Cook County
Alliance for a Healthier Generation
Founded by the American Heart Association and the Clinton Foundation
Join Us for a Fitness Class at one of our BSD100 school locations...
 -Hiawatha: Zumba Classes with Mrs. Scott-     No Classes for the summer
(Every Thursday when school is in session from 3:30 to 4:30pm)
-Komensky: Family Work Out Class with Ms. Hilary Winklehake-    
(Held twice a month, see school events calendar for scheduled dates & times of classes)
Únase a nosotros para una clase de ejercicio en una de nuestras locaciones de las escuelas de  BSD100...
 -Hiawatha: Clases de Zumba con la Srta. Scott-    No Clases en el verano
(Cada jueves cuando la escuela este en sesión de 3:30 a 4:30pm)
-Komensky: Clases de Ejercicio en Familia con la Srta. Hilary Winklehake-    
(Se celebran dos veces al mes, mire el calendario escolar de eventos para fechas y horarios de clases)
Funding from Cook County to help the Illinois Public Health Institute promote advanced physical education programs for suburban Cook County schools.
BSD100 Building Wellness Coordinators
BSD100 Wellness Coordinator
Phil Depa-
Administrator -
Jane Bagus
Assistant Superintendent
Wellness School Reps 
Rhea Haggerton - Teacher
Lori Esser - PE teacher
Jeff Miley- Counselor
Claudia Scott- Teacher
Nancy Healy - Teacher
Nicole Richter - Teacher
Gert August-PE Teacher
Douglas Henager-PE Teacher 
Community Partners:
Safe Schools Alliance
Armark Food Service
Berwyn Health Department
Berwyn Park District
MacNeal Hospital
Berwyn YMCA
Youth Crossroads
U of I Extension
Childrens Clinic of Oak Park
Illinois Dept of Public Health
Our American Voice
BSD100 Achievements!
1.) Healthier US: Nutrition Standards 2011
6 Gold, 2Silver Healthy US School Challenge awards from Michelle Obama's Award
2.) Healthy HotSpot: Healthy Active Schools National Award
3.) Let's Move! Active Schools National Award
4.) Fit-Friendly Work site Awards    (American Heart Association)