Mid-winter Recess (schools closed)
02/20/2017 - 02/24/2017
Schools are closed for Mid-winter Recess (including Washington’s Birthday and Lincoln’s Birthday - DOE observed)
Central offices are closed on Feb. 20, 2017.
School Wellness Programs
Physical Education, Health Education, and Wellness Programs
Welcome to the New Wellness Website!
Teaching students to take care of their minds and bodies builds a foundation for lifelong learning. Visit our new pages for information on requirements, standards, recommended resources, and more.
School Wellness Council Grant Winners
Congratulations to our 2016-17 continuation and implementation grant awardees. 176 winners will use these grant funds to improve health and wellness in their schools.
In July 2015, the Mayor and City Council provided major funding to the Department of Education for PE Works, a multiyear initiative to improve Physical Education Citywide and ensure that all students receive high-quality programs that meets State standards.