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By Marc Lutz
Wrangell Sentinel 

Self-care at center of school health fair


April 13, 2022

Marc Lutz/Wrangell Sentinel

Joan Sargent, a representative from BRAVE, speaks to sixth grade student Miah Houston at a health fair held at the high school gym on April 5. Businesses and organizations provided resources to high school and middle school about financial planning, job training, physical and mental health and other topics.

Schools try to prepare students for life beyond the walls of academia and sometimes that requires more than classroom education.

Last Tuesday, high school and middle school staff held a health fair that centered around not only physical and mental health but financial health and planning for the future.

Separate sessions were held for the high school and the middle school and each was brimming with students actively going to various tables, asking questions, playing games and competing with classmates. Bob Davis, the assistant principal for both schools, said the information being shared "...

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