Andrea Celio, R.N., B.S.
Andrea is the Black Oak Mine Unified School District Nurse. She is in charge of overseeing all health-related issues in the District, including developing and monitoring individual student health plans, overseeing District vaccination requirements, keeping our District current with new laws and regulations, and overseeing the other District nurses at the various sites.
The California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS) is a questionnaire completed at least every other year by public school students in grades 5, 7, 9 and 11. BOMUSD has used the data from this survey and other sources to tell us what students say about their school environment, including support from teachers and other adults; and what students think and do about smoking, drinking alcohol, other drug use and harassment.
We then develop strategies to address any issues we see.
We believe that every child has the potential to be successful in life, and we want to provide the kinds of supports and opportunities that help each student achieve their potential. As always, please feel free to contact us or your school site for any questions or concerns.
The Ready by 21TM Initiative (RB 21), developed by the Forum for Youth Investment, is the program currently being implemented on the Georgetown Divide. The program has evolved, and is now incorporated as Georgetown Divide Ready By 21, which serves as an umbrella organization for groups such as Drug Free Divide and Divide Ready By 5.
The Georgetown Divide Ready by 21TM Initiative helps youth to build Developmental Assets or lifelong tools that enhance academic learning. Youth who are academically, socially and emotionally prepared to meet the demands of employers, community and society will succeed in life. And we will help them get there!
One of the ongoing goals of the grant was to create four "working groups" that represent various ages from 0 to 21.
If you would like your child to participate in this program, please talk to your child's teacher or to learn about how you can get involved, call Drew Woodall, Director of School Health and Safety, at the district office: (530) 333-8300.
Services for Families with Children 0-5 go to Divide Ready By 5.
Have you seen the posters and cards around town? We hope they provide useful tips for helping your child reach his/her optimal level of development and growth! Here's the links you may have read about on the cards.