614 E Adams St
Jackson, MO 63755
(573) 243-9501

Staff Wellness Programs and Information

The 2018-2019 Live Healthy Program is coordinated by Ellen Gipson, MA, RDN, LD. If you have any questions please contact her at egipson@jr2mail.org, or (573) 318-5649.

All-levels Yoga

Cost: FREE

Dates & Times: Fall & Spring Sessions TBA

Location: TBA

A all-levels yoga class taught by Chelsea Aldrich owner of Shakti and Free Studios in Cape Girardeau. Earn 2 points per class for a total of 10 Live Healthy points for all 5 weeks.

Maintain Don't Gain

Cost: $5.00

Weigh in the nurse's office on Dec. 12, 2018.

Weigh again (same nurse office, same scale) on Jan. 9, 2019.

If you maintain (or lose) your weight, you will get your money back. If you gain, the money will be put in the Jackson Employee Wellness Fund for other program prizes.
Earn 15 points if you participate.

Personal Live Healthy Challenge

Hey everyone! It's that time of year again! Are you ready to set goals to improve your health? If so, please print out and complete the contract below and get ready to work!

The dates for this challenge are Jan. 14 to Feb. 25, 2019. Choose two (or more) fitness and/or nutrition goals to create a personalized challenge that helps you reach your health goals. There is a $10.00 deposit for participating in the challenge.

If you are successful in reaching your goals, you will receive your money back, but if you are unsuccessful the money will remain in the Jackson R-2 Wellness Fund. You will receive 15 points in you Live Healthy book for participation, and if you meet your goals, you will receive an additional 15 points.


The Jackson R-2 School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, disability, age, or any other characteristic protected by law in its programs, activities or employment practices.