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WATCH Campus Awards 2013 Pilot

What we learned about health and wellness programs in FBISD

Reasons for Award


Type and range of health related activities Quality of program implementation Identification of areas for intervention and improvement Adoption of health related policies

Brief Summary of Award


Any school could apply - appl. due May 2013 5 criteria needed - 3 mandatory
Wellness Committee Campus Wide Activity Campus Wellness Night Including 2 of the following: Non-food reward, tobacco prevention, core curriculum, WATCH health fair and staff wellness

WATCH Survey Respondents


# of non-responding schools # of enrolled elementary schools # of enrolled middle schools

82% Non-responding schools


16% Elem. schools returning fully completed survey

19% Schools returning fully completed survey

FBISD has 74 schools 15 schools completed, in full, the WATCH survey


12 elementary schools 3 middle schools

3% Md. schools returning fully completed survey

WATCH survey results


100% of all WATCH survey respondents:
Had an active Wellness Committee
6 Wellness Committees were launched during the 2012-2013 school year

Hosted a Wellness Event


Approximately 400 students attended the Barrington Place Elementary Wellness Event Over 3300 students and 2200 parents & community members across the 12 school responding schools participated in Wellness Events

WATCH survey results


15 schools offered a campus-wide activity, including:
Marathon Kids @ Barrington Place Elementary Jump Rope for Heart @ Sugar Mills Elementary Diabetes Walk @ Meadows Elementary Family Fun Fitness Evening @ Lakeview Elementary Boosterthon Fun Run @ Dulles Elementary 75% schools still had WATCH week walks!

WATCH survey results


As a result of the campus-wide activities provided across the 15 schools, the following milestones were achieved:
On average, each student logged-in nearly 94,000 minutes of additional activity during the 2012-2013 school year

Over 7500 students & 700 staff members participated in the campus-wide activity offerings

WATCH survey results


During the 2012-2013 year:
100% survey respondents offered non-food based awards on their campus, including
Extra Recess @ Heritage Rose Elementary Jeans Day @ Missouri City Middle Principals Club @ Ridgemont Elementary Springo Bingo @ Dulles Elementary

13 of the 14 survey respondents integrated nutrition and physical activity into core classes

WATCH survey results


12 campuses offered on-campus Wellness Programs for staff during the 2012-2013 school year Across the 12 campuses, over 600 staff participated in the Wellness Program Activities and events included:
Biggest Loser Yoga Club @ Oyster Creek Elementary Healthy Living Series @ Missouri City Middle Stress seminar & Relay for Life @ Highlands Elementary

Next steps
Present awards Promote registration for this year Identify opportunities (30 schools registered initially) Provide support (Sharepoint)

This project is funded with a generous grant from United Health Foundation
Thanks to all our Major Sponsors who Support WATCH! HEB FBSID Student Support Services Fort Bend Community Prevention Coalition Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Methodist Sugar Land Hospital Sterling McCall Lexus Sugar Land Town Square Mgt UnitedHealthcare-Optum