Monday, November 14, 2016

November Healthy Selfies

Another great collection of pictures and stories from Chelsea School District's family. Enjoy a perusal of the many wonderful ways we stay healthy.
To get your picture and story in an upcoming edition, please send picture to lstrong@chelsea.k12.mi.us




Back in the Saddle Again
Sue Langen after her first post hip replacement 
10 mile bike ride. Way to go Sue!


Smiles at the BJD
Mrs. Myers and Stubbs enjoy a smile at 
South School's recent Bulldog Jog


Mother-Daughter exercise
The Gasieski's (Cathy and Kim) pacing each
other on the road

Picking out Veggies
Jen Ciecik's students picking out
(and admiring) their veggies


5K Dash
Nathan Peters wrapping up the 5K Dinosaur Dash 
at MSU - well done!

Lovin' the Lake
 Fred VanReesma, with a friend, enjoying a hike along
the Lake Michigan shore


Family Time
The Swager and Putnam families enjoying time
together (and showing off their hardware)

Traffic-free Commute
Shawn Sinacola-Rodriguez on her way
to CHS - via bike!

Eating well at Snacktime
Melissa Struk's crew enjoying a carrot and 
celery snack

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

October Healthy Selfies

A new month and many more great shots of our Chelsea School family staying healthy in so many ways. Take a minute to enjoy the pictures and stories...and consider joining the fun! Send a picture of you, your family, or your students engaged in any sort of healthy activity to lstrong@chelsea.k12.mi.us and you'll receive a gift card (although I'm almost out!)


SUP Judee?
 Judee Lonnemo enjoys some solitude along with exercise while paddleboarding this summer.



Hiker Aloha
 Intrepid CHS English teacher, John Zainea, out for an afternoon hike in Hawaii.


Grand Shot
 Another intrepid CHS English teacher, Rachael Wismont, enjoys a spot on the 
north ridge of the Grand Canyon.




Nailed it!
 Eric Robinson, 2nd grade teacher, basks in the satisfaction
of setting a new PR on his run.



Fall Family Time
 The Montgomery Family out for a Fall family walk.



Keeping CHS math healthy
Chris Orlandi continues his quest to keep the CHS math deparment fit and healthy
through modeling daily hydration and healthy food consumption.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

New School Year, New Healthy Selfies!

Enjoy this new edition of Chelsea School's Healthy Selfies! These represent our stories of staying active and fit as a family within our schools.
Send me your pictures of yourself, your family and/or your students engaged in any sort of healthy activity and receive a free $10 gift card to Jimmy John's or Running Fit!
lstrong@chelsea.k12.mi.us


Healthy and kind
Mr. Swager's boys cross country team taking a moment to express well-wishes to the Hinz family


The Real 8 Mile
Emily Verbeke and crew enjoy biking the 8 miles around Mackinaw Island this summer

Kodak Moment
 Bil Arons and his family enjoy a hike around Valentia Island in Ireland this summer



 What a Racket
 Shannon Krug, CHS media clerk, and daugher enjoying some Calvinball

 Trail Guys
 Matt Pedlow, Jason Murphy and Mike Kapolka hit the trails in preparation for 
a Fall trail race.

Like Mother, Like Daughter
CHS teacher Dawn Putnam and daughter after a recent Mother-Daughter run
(PS - Daughter beat mother!)

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

June Healthy Selfies

Enjoy this month's edition of the Chelsea School District's "Healthy Selfies": our way of sharing out all the fantastic healthy activities of our school family members.
Send your picture to be included in the Summer edition to Luman Strong (lstrong@chelsea.k12.mi.us). Anyone submitting a picture will receive either a $10 gift card to either Jimmy John's or Running Fit.


Eating Local Healthy
 John Zainea enjoying a locally-sourced healthy snack


Smart Snacks
Pre-schoolers in Mathilde McDaniels' class enjoying a healthy snack


Young Guns
 Two of Eric Swager's boys after completing a half marathon in 1 hour and 50 minutes!


Job Well Done
 Ann Valle celebrating her retirement and enjoying camaraderie with colleagues (and a virgin marguerita)



Strong Mind in a Strong Body
 CHS math teacher, Chris Orlandi, stays physically fit in his classroom with one arm push-ups (while holding a Jimmy John's gift card)


Keeping at it
Kim Gasieski taking a swing during a softball game in her Detroit softball league

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

May Healthy Selfies

Chelsea School District - its employees and students - strive for a healthy mind in a healthy body.  Take a minute to enjoy the various healthy activities of our school family...and consider joining us! Send your picture of you, your students or your family engaged in any sort of healthy activity. And...as a reward you'll get your choice of a gift card to Biggby Coffee, Running Fit or Jimmy John's. Send it to lstrong@chelsea.k12.mi.us.


Family 5K
Dawn Putnam and family posing after completing a 5K together.

Trail Run
Brian Boos enjoying a healthy trail run in Stinchfield woods.

Whole School Health
All of North Creek gaining some health during the recent "ACES" day

Healthy Accomplishment
Brittany Sleicher completes her first half marathon!

Friends...and a race
Eric Robinson, along with friends Steve Hinz, Brittany Sleicher and Kristin Karup-Joyce during the Heart and Sole race.

Healthy Snacks
One of Jennifer Cieciek's students enjoying a healthy snack of carrots.

Lunchtime Walk
Jamie Tucker and Theresa Angel get some sun and smiles during a recent lunch walk.

Outdoor Fun
Shannon Krug's family and their recently completed tree fort.


Learning about safety
Holly Reiser's daughter during a recent bus safety event at the Kindergarten open house.

Run=Fun
Jen Tracht and her crew with the "Kids on Course" running club.

Outdoors on Mother's Day
Rachael Wismont (and family) enjoying the great outdoors via canoe on Mother's Day.

Exploring new trails
Eric Swager's daughter (and friend) exploring the new bike trail off M-52

Monday, May 2, 2016

April Healthy Selfies


Chelsea School District - its employees and students - strive for a healthy mind in a healthy body.  Take a minute to enjoy the various healthy activities of our school family...and consider joining us! Send your picture of you, your students or your family engaged in any sort of healthy activity. And...as a reward you'll get your choice of a gift card to Biggby Coffee, Running Fit or Jimmy John's. Send it to lstrong@chelsea.k12.mi.us.


Saturday Morning Run
Steve Hinz and Eric R. out for a Saturday morning jog in April.


Family Bike Ride
Nick and Theresa Angel enjoying some bike time with their girls.


Fun in the Sun
Elise Merkel enjoying the sights (and sun) of St. Croix

Fitness on Vacation
Eric Swager stays healthy while on vacation: here is the final leg of a mile ocean swim.


On Top of the World
Rachael Wismont enjoys the view while backpacking on Mt. Lecomte (Smokies)


Swinging to Health
Melissa Struk's pre-schoolers stay fit through outdoor swinging


Dancing healthy, Spanish style
Spanish 2 students in Mrs. Sinacola-Rodriguez's class get in some 
dance movement to a workout video in Spanish by Beyonce

Fun in the Sun (Part 2)
Chris Orlandi takes on his son in shuffleboard while in Florida during break


Outdoor play...and snacks

Monday, March 28, 2016

Healthy Selfies - March edition

Our family within Chelsea Schools continues to demonstrate health in a variety of ways. Enjoy the posts from this month.
Send your picture of engaging in any healthy activity to lstrong@chelsea.k12.mi.us and receive a free gift card to Jimmy John's, Biggby, or Running Fit.


The Annual Cherry Bowl

Students in CHS' Independence Hall playing hoop during the annual "Cherry Bowl"

XiFit Healthy

Scott Riedel participating in the CrossFit games 16.1


Snow Day fun
Robbie Bremer (and brothers) enjoying some fresh air during a recent snow day


Working out at the Tree of Life
Rachael Wismont staying fit through movement at the Tree of Life


 Winter Hike
Eric & Julie Swager's two youngest children enjoy a hike on the Border to Border trail

Snow shoe team work

Members of the CHS Special Olympics team practice their snow shoe techniques


Time with a friend
CHS student Renae enjoys simply spending time with a friend

Indoor Soccer workout

Kim Gasieski keeping fit through an indoor soccer workout

Fresh air @ recess

Elise Merkel, along with some friends, enjoys fresh air and sun during recess


Stair Climbing

Wendy Beaumont and her sister climb 37 flights of stairs.