Every year, the entire Poveda
community celebrates Health Month through the
efforts of the Health Services staff. This year,
the members of our School Clinic had activities
lined up for the students, teachers and administrative
staff, as well. On October 14, a special lecture
on Proper Nutrition was given to all Grade School
students during their general assembly. With
the help of Dutch Mill, children were made aware
of the benefits of eating nutritious food especially
when in school. To address the changes that
occur in adolescence, a Skin Specialist from
Papulex also conducted a lecture for all Grade
7 students. This talk was held on October 17
to help teach them Proper Skin Care and Hygiene.
Questions were entertained enthusiastically
after the talk to address the girls' concerns
during this particular stage in their lives.
To showcase the artistic talents and knowledge
on health issues of the grade school students,
a poster-making contest was also held. Their
excellent works were proudly displayed along
the Poveda covered walk to increase health awareness
in the entire school body.
To end the Health Month, teachers and the rest
of the administrative and maintenance staff
celebrated Health Day on October 22. This year,
our theme was "Follow the Path to a Healthy
New You: Cleanse Your Body, Awaken Your Mind
and Nourish Your Soul," to focus on the
holistic aspect of health. Free cholesterol,
sugar and bone density screening were performed
on the employees, while freebies from our various
health sponsors were distributed to them individually.
A special lecture was also given to the members
of the Administrative Staff to foster proper
healthy living and eating habits. Celebrating
Health Month is one of the major health activities
prepared for the entire Poveda community to
help increase health awareness and education
throughout the entire school.
Students watch attentively as Dutch Mill representatives
provide a presentation on Eating Healthy
Lecture on Proper Skin Care and Hygiene for
Grade 7 students at the Little Theater.
Artistic works of Grade 5 & 6 students displayed
in front of the Oben Hall during Health Month.
Our President, Dr. Camagan enjoying Health Day
with members of our teaching community.
Members of the Administrative Staff listening
intently to the Healthy Living lecture of Dra.
Gwen Amurao held at the Covadonga.