• Make Recess Matter  
    The District 6 Wellness Policy supports opportunities for healthy, active recess time. Recess is important for not only wellness but also academic achievement. Below is the district's Make Recess Matter manual. It contains a variety of useful information to improve recess in schools. Topics and resources in the manual include:
    • The benefits of recess
    • How to improve student participation
    • A recess interest survey for elementary students
    • A listing of popular recess activities and ideas
    • How to put together a recess kit
    • Ideas for fun blacktop games
    • And additional online resources available

    Download the Make Recess Matter manual here: Make Recess Matter Manual

  • Alternatives to Withholding Physical Activity and Recess

    soccer The District 6 Wellness Policy supports the goal of increasing physical activity for our students to support academic success. Withholding recess and other physical activity opportunities as a form of discipline is not allowed within the district. Below are some resources to assist with implementing this requirement.


    Resources to Assist Teachers