b'Healthy Schools, Healthy Communities How does HRCE work to build healthy school cultures?HealthySchoolCommunitiesisaCurriculumConsultants,Managers partnershipbetweenHRCEandand more. NSHA Public Health Central Zone. This teams purpose is to enhanceHarbour View Elementary is one of student well-being and achievementthe many schools working to build bysupportingschoolsincreatingtheir healthy school community. healthy learning environments. Thisvideo(right),createdby TheteamchampionshealthmembersoftheHealthySchool enhancingpoliciesandsupportsCommunititiesteam,demonstrates initiatives in schools that promotesomeoftheawesomework health and access to health serviceshappening around food literacy.for students, such as the Levelling the PlayingFieldprogramatMillwood High, featured on page 6.The Healthy School Communities team is made up a variety of health andWhy?educationprofessionalsincluding Nutritionists,HealthPromoters, Youth Health Centre Coordinators,Student health and learning go hand in DentalHygienists,Teachers,hand.HWHS Student Winner of Nourish Nova Scotia Food and Film Challenge CongratulationstothisyearsThisyearsthemewasfoodand NourishFoodandFilmchallengeculturefoodbeingmorethana winnerZharielMarc,fromHalifaxmealitallowsustoshareand West High School! celebrateourdiversecultures, heritage and traditions. Zharielsfilm,CelebratingCulture Through Food(right), was shown onThankstoalltheHRCEstudents thebigscreenonopeningnight.whocreatedandsubmittedtheir NourishNovaScotia,Devour!Thefilms. FoodFilmFestandCBCinvited school-aged children and youth ofStay tuned for the new film challenge all ages to make a short film abouttheme and details early in 2020.food. Want to learn more about Healthy School Communities?Check out our NEW website! Youll find a number of resources, grant opportunities, links and more. For healthy ideas and inspiration, follow HRCE Healthy School Communities onTwitter @HRCEHealthPromoSign up for our Healthy School Communities monthly newsletter here.REGIONAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS REPORT | NOVEMBER 2019 7'