November is Movember at ISB


Wellco’s celebrates great men and reminds us to speak up about men's health! 

All donations go to the Movember Foundation.

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Consider these important statistics:

  • Globally, male life expectancy lags 5 years behind female life expectancy.

  • Men have a more than 40% chance of dying between 50 and 74, compared to women at 30%.

  • The global suicide rate in men is almost twice that of women.

  • Male depression and body image disorders are significantly under-diagnosed and untreated.


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Shave-off Monday (Friday, Nov 2)

During MS/HS lunch time, come to the cafeteria to get clean shaven and start growing an awesome mo or beard!

Great Chili Cook-Off
(Wed, Nov 28)

Look forward to the annual, culminating, intensely competitive on-campus event to bring awareness to men's health month. After school in the staff lounge. Staff (and significant others) Only Event.

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ES Passport to Healthy Habits

All October and November the Elementary School will be focused on whole child health with the Passport to Healthy Habits project! Students will be provided a list of healthy habits to complete during this period such as ‘Read a Book’, ‘Play outside for an hour’, and ‘Say something you like about yourself each day’.

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Everyone needs a kick to go see their doctor for a checkup sometimes -students take on this role to remind men they care for to go take care of themselves with an annual prostate exam, etc.

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Links Recommended by the ISB Nurses

Testicular Cancer - Know Thy Nuts (Movember Foundation) 
https://youtu.be/KUtIlwLa_KY

What you need to know about prostate cancer
(Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia)  
https://youtu.be/jFi8GTOcWOw

Men's Mental Health Awareness
http://mensmentalhealth.co.uk/index.html