Welcome to Partners for Healthy Choices Mission: To create opportunities, build relationships and mobilize community resources to engage youth in healthy choices. We respect youth as valued members of our community. 

Would you like to help others in need?
Local agencies have come together to provide support to families who may have special
needs (food, clothing, toys) during the upcoming Holiday Season. If you would like to
learn more about how you can support these families in our community, please contact

Partners for Healthy Choices
Laurie Wood, Director,
Jane Squires, Assistant Director,
or Angela Gieck, Student Liaison
Phone: 685-2004
Please contact us by November 28, 2018.

Community is indeed people helping people
Please fill out the form if you like to help!

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TAWC Make a Plan
After you watch the movie please fill out the attached form to begin the conversation between parents and their student.

TAWC Parent child agreement

Daily Links
Vaping - What parents and teens need to know
Vape letter to schools, Fall 2018
SMART CO Newsletter
How youth sports develop ethical men and women
Teens and Tech - Distinguishing Addiction from Habit
PPLD Material
EMPOWER - Exploitation Prevention
5 Reasons to keep "Fat Burner" supplements away from young athletes
Bullying and Cyberbullying

Below the Surface, Parent Letter

my life is full

app of the week

The Manitou Springs School District embraces the phrase “It takes a village to raise a child”.  With that philosophy the districts Partners for Healthy Choices strives to promote the “Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child” model for all district schools and community in supporting healthy choices for life.

2017 Healthy School Champion
Press Release
The Gazette Article
Thriving Schools Honor Roll
Start the Conversation


Contact Us
Laurie Wood
Director 719 306-5908

Jane Squires
Assistant Director 719-337-4202

Angela Gieck
Student Liaison 719 339-6058

Office Phone Number 719 685-2004
E-mail [email protected]


CDC Healthy Schools: Healthy Students, Ready to Learn

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