Health and Wellness for Children
Does Your Child Have Health Insurance? CT offers low-cost or free coverage. For more information click here.
Husky Health Insurance
Student Accident Insurance
Immunization Requirements for New Students 2018-2019
Fact sheet for parents: outside activities help children grow and learn!
Ideas from the National Wildlife Federation:
Teaching and Learning in Nature
How to Garden with Children for Wildlife
Our schools encourage parents to send in healthy school snacks, and we have lots of suggestions for you! Please visit the links below for more information.
Healthy Habits in Our Schools - elementaryFundraising Options Healthy Habits in Our Schools - secondaryHealthy Celebrations Parent's GuideWellness Policy (Adopted 5/22/06) Wellness Regulations
(Revised 8/6/09)CT DPH Directory of Childrens' Health Programs
The Colchester Board of Education adopted a new wellness policy in 2006. Along with our Healthy and Balanced Living Curriculum, we hope to instill in students lifelong habits that will benefit them physically, and daily habits that will enhance their academic success.
The Impact of Early Childhood Lead Exposure on Educational Test Performance among Connecticut Schoolchildren:
Letter from the Acting Commissioner
Impact of Early Childhood Lead Exposure Phase 1 Report