Sunday, June 8, 2014

Excellence in School Wellness Award !!!

At the 7th Annual Boston Public Schools' Wellness Summit, The Michael J. Perkins School was awarded with the BPS Innovative Efforts toward a Healthy School Environment Award. Mary Balaconis, MJP Physical Education Teacher, presented a workshop at the summit where she shared our comprehensive health education program. Some of the features of Ms. Balaconis' presentation were on our walking club, community rowing, MJP Yoga, "MyPlate" placemats, community gardening, and more. This event took place on May 28th at the Boston Public Library--Central Branch. Fore more information on the event, please click here.