Key 4: Health and Wellness

Reach and maintain the standards in the “Healthy Fitness Zone”

Middle School Counseling Happenings

Oftentimes when people ask how my day was, the answer is, "Busy, good, but busy." Busy in middle school counseling means many things though.  Some Days it means I did nothing on my list of to dos but have no real idea what I spent my day doing. Other days, it means I have been helping students individually manage current crises and/or keeping up with paperwork.  On my best busy days, I'm in the classroom. This month has had days filled with all of the above.

Lake of the Ozarks Soccer Association (LOSA) Registration Information

Lake of the Ozarks Soccer Association (LOSA) is a not-for-profit (501c) organization that provides a recreational soccer league. Kids age 4 (on Aug. 1st) to 15 (July 31, 2020) can play in the fall & spring league. Practices are chosen by the coaches and all games are played on Saturdays. Registration is $70.00 per child during registration and a max of $210.00 per family. The fees included an average of 10 games per season, a team shirt, pictures taken by a professional photographer (pictures may be purchased) and a medal given at the award ceremony for playing in the season.

OMS Community Awareness Day

Community Awareness Day was a day designed to connect kids to the community and bring awareness to mental health.  The Bagnell Dam Action Team, under the facilitation of Misti Maples, helped organize the event, but also planned lessons around suicide awareness, depression awareness, bullying awareness, positive coping strategies including art, and dealing with drama.  The following community organizations and businesses came in to share what they have to offer our students including volunteer/service activities, physical activities, anti-bullying strategies, confidence and leadership buildi

District Wellness Program

Every three years, the School of the Osage Wellness Advisory Board conducts a review of SOTO District Policy ADF: The District Wellness Program. This review is required as part of the district's participation in the National School Lunch Program and done to maintain compliance, assess progress, and determine areas in need of improvement. Click here for a link to the policy.