Lower School Health and Wellness Programs

The Health and Wellness Counselor coordinates special programs and assemblies for the Lower School and visits each classroom on a monthly basis to teach various components of FWCD’s Wellness Curriculum. The program includes the sharing of age-appropriate information on topics such as mental well-being and positive adjustments, character and relationship skills, growth and development, nutrition, substance use and abuse, diseases and disorders, consumer health, safety and injury prevention, and community and environment.

Lower School Programming At-a-Glance

New Student Orientation 
Classroom Guidance JK-4 (twice per month)
Lower School Families
“PRIDE” Core Values
Community Service and its Wellness Connection (people feel better when performing good deeds for others)
Team Building -- Ropes Course (third grade)
Play it Safe Program/Personal Safety Program 
Parenting Programs: Parenting with Love and Logic, Conscious Discipline, Birds & Bees Program
Fourth-Grade Leadership Training
Common Ground Affinity Group

Meet the Counselor

“I desire to plant seeds to inspire lifelong learners, capable communicators, compassionate collaborators, resilient problem solvers and caring human beings.”

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  • Ms. Theresa Fuss 

    LS Health and Wellness Counselor
    (817) 732-7718 ext 3333
    Texas Woman's University - Master of Art Degree
4200 Country Day Lane, Fort Worth, TX 76109
Phone: 817.732.7718
Fort Worth Country Day (FWCD) is a JK-12 private, independent, coeducational, nondenominational college-preparatory school located on approximately 100 acres in Fort Worth, Texas. The mission of Fort Worth Country Day School is to foster the intellectual, physical, emotional, and ethical development of capable students through an academically rigorous college preparatory program that integrates the arts and athletics.

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  • Website Accessibility Statement

    Fort Worth Country Day is committed to understanding and respecting differences. To further support that initiative, FWCD is focused on making the information on our website accessible to all students, parents, and other members of the community. Achieving our goal of making the FWCD website fully accessible requires auditing numerous sections and correcting elements with minimal disruption for daily users.

    We appreciate your patience as we transition our content to a format that more closely adheres to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) recommended by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). Additionally, some pages of the FWCD website may contain links to third party sites that do not comply with accessibility standards and not within the range of the School’s control.

    For questions about the FWCD website, please contact Web Content Manager, Tiffini Crum at  tiffini.crum@fwcd.com.

    Learn more about Fort Worth Country Day’s Mission, Philosophy, Core Values and Commitment to Inclusivity.