On Tuesday June 11th, 2019 Bay Shore Wellness Alliance and South Country Elementary School teamed up to celebrate ‘Kindness Week’. Close to 500 students, parents, teachers, staff and community members took part in South Country Color Splash Kindness Run. It was absolutely fantastic to see waives of people celebrating kindness. The school incorporated messages about […]Read More South Country School celebrates Kindness Week
(From L-R. Chairperson of Bay Shore Athletics Sponsors Mr. Charlie Flood, Superintendent of Bay Shore Schools Mr. Joseph Bond, Dr. V. William Caracci, Athletic Director Mr. Bob Panariello and Chair of Athletics Mr. Ted Nagengast.) Over the weekend, Bay Shore lost Dr. V. William Caracci. Dr. Caracci was a tireless advocate for wellness. He was […]Read More Honoring a Legacy
The Harlem Wizards is a basketball team created in 1962 by sports promoter Howie Davis. Unlike most basketball teams, the Harlem Wizards are not primarily focused on winning games. Instead, their aim is to entertain the crowd using a variety of basketball tricks and alley oops. What makes a Wizards show “awe-inspiring” or as the […]Read More On October 30th, Harlem Wizards are coming to Bay Shore!
This Saturday May 11th, 2019 from 8 AM – 3 PM, Feel free to bring a small rake, shovel, or any other gardening tool that might assist in your endeavor. The Bay Shore Wellness Alliance will be there. “The Bay Shore Restaurant Association has partnered with The Beautification Society. Complete a project, post before and […]Read More Spruce Up Bay Shore
On April 4th, 2019 Bay Shore Wellness Alliance teamed up with graduate student Matthew Votta for a Health, Safety and Wellness Fair. Matt was able to bring in over 17 local businesses including Suffolk Police Department, National Guard as well as Bay Shore Fire Department together at the Bay Shore High School to educate our […]Read More Health, Safety and Wellness Fair at Bay Shore H.S.
By Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Updated 10:47 AM ET, Fri April 5, 2019 Dr. Sanjay Gupta traveled the world in search of the secrets to living better. See what he discovered on “Chasing Life with Dr. Sanjay Gupta,” airing Saturdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT. (CNN)You have probably heard that Japan consistently has among […]Read More The Land of Immortals: How and what Japan’s oldest population eats
Bay Shore, NY, March 4, 2019 — In an effort to educate new members of Congress about the importance of a well-rounded education within the bi-partisan Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Co-Chairperson of the Bay Shore Wellness Alliance, Physical Education Teacher, Mariusz Borkowski from Bay Shore H.S. is headed to Capitol Hill to advocate for […]Read More Borkowski is headed to Capitol Hill
Mariusz Borkowski named the 2018 NYS AHPERD Suffolk Zone, Secondary Physical Education Teacher of the Year.
January 17th, 2019. From L to R, Toni Borkowski, Mariusz Borkowski and Mr. and Mrs. Borkowski (West Sayville Country Club) The Teacher of the Year Award honors individuals for excellence in teaching and overall performance in the disciplines of physical education at the elementary, middle, and secondary levels, adapted physical education, health education at the […]Read More Mariusz Borkowski named the 2018 NYS AHPERD Suffolk Zone, Secondary Physical Education Teacher of the Year.
William E. Simon Jr., Opinion contributorPublished 6:00 a.m. ET Dec. 12, 2018 | Updated 11:12 a.m. ET Dec. 12, 2018 Physical education should be on equal footing with academic classes. It teaches kids persistence, resilience, positive thinking and how to stay healthy. Spot quiz: What is the only subject in school that engages a child’s mind, […]Read More Physical education is key to longer, happier lives. Our kids and schools need more of it.
December 10, 20185:03 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition The people who got caught up in the exercise boom of the 1970s and stuck with it into their senior years now have significantly healthier hearts and muscles than their sedentary counterparts. David Trood/Getty Images We know we need to exercise for our health, but a lifelong […]Read More Exercise Wins: Fit Seniors Can Have Hearts That Look 30 Years Younger