Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools

October 19, 2018

It’s Pumpkin Season!

Did you know that you can eat all the parts of a pumpkin? Well, everything but the stem. The pumpkin flesh and skin are high in: […]
September 27, 2018

National Childhood Obesity Month

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. 1 in 6 children in the United States are obese – that is 17 percent! Children who are obese […]
September 21, 2018

Sleep and the School Year

The school year is new, and your children are likely still adjusting to the change in their schedule. Pencils, papers, clothing and shoes are ALL important […]
April 3, 2018

TALK, TEST, TREAT – Prevention is the Key to Health

April is Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness Month. RAHS staff ensure that all aspects of health, including sexuality, prevention, screening, and treatment for STDs is a normal […]
February 27, 2018

National Nutrition Month

Did you know… March is National Nutrition Month! A whole month dedicated to putting nutrition in the forefront to help us all improve our health and […]
December 1, 2015

Year-Round Community Resources

These are only a few of the resources available in this community year-round. For more information on available programs, services, and resources, contact Nancy Thome, RAHS […]
November 17, 2015

Coordination of Care to Meet Your Needs

CARE COORDINATION SERVICES At our RAHS Health Centers, we try to work as a team to meet all of the care needs of a student. Sometimes, […]
November 8, 2015

Dinner Menu Planning

With the holidays approaching and families constantly on the move, having a dinner menu plan can help your family to eat healthier, skip fast food, and […]
October 16, 2015

Immunizations and Preventive Care

There has been a lot of news and social media coverage about immunizations. The UMHS Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools (RAHS) follows the American Academy of […]
October 8, 2015

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

RAHS Scarlett Middle School this past year piloted an exciting therapy group that incorporated actors from Wild Swan Theater. The project was funded through MDCH and […]
September 8, 2015

Preparing for Change

The summer is long and, hopefully, it was a lot of fun! Your child or adolescent has probably been sleeping in, and doing a lot of […]
June 2, 2015

Adolescent Centered Environments

“I kind of felt disrespected.” … ”I felt like they were babying me.” … “My doctor assumes [things] sometimes, and it’s kind of awkward. She talks […]
October 16, 2012

SADD and Red Ribbon Week 2012

The last week of October is most often thought of as Halloween week, but here at Ypsilanti Middle School (YMS), October 23-31, 2012 also honors and […]
October 30, 2012

Inspire Others – Be a Role Model!

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can […]
November 8, 2012

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

The American Diabetes Association works to prevent, treat, and cure diabetes by providing educational materials and resources, promoting awareness, and advocating on behalf of diabetic patients. […]
November 20, 2012

Universal Children’s Day

“We were all children once. And we all share the desire for the well-being of our children, which has always been and will continue to be […]