Mayor and Vice Mayor of Concord Support Mount Diablo High School Student Delegation to Washington, D.C.

March 30, 2015 – SAN FRANCISCO — Thirteen students from the Mt Diablo High School Sustainable Hospitality program will travel to Washington, D.C. April 6 to educate their peers and legislators on how to live healthier lives, using their curriculum called “Pathways to Healthy Living.” The Vice Mayor of Concord, Laura Hoffmeister, will be accompanying the students along with other community leaders and educators.

Teens Cook With Heart Bay Bridge Challenge!

Students from Mt. Diablo High School’s Sustainable Hospitality Pathway were recently featured in the Contra Costa Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and San Jose Mercury after participating in an Iron-Chef style event at the Ferry Building in San Francisco on Monday, March 17th. Below is the article posted on the Contra Costa Times Website SAN FRANCISCO […]

We Need Your Support!

Hello Wellness Champions! The year 2014 has started out with a bang as Cindy Gershen (our organization founder) is launching her new book co-written with Dr. Robert  Lustig called “The Fat Chance Cookbook.”  The book demonstrates the curriculum that is now being implemented in a model program designed by Cindy at Mt. Diablo High School in Concord. You […]

The Fat Chance Cookbook has Arrived!

It has finally arrived!  The Fat Chance Cookbook, a compilation of over 100 real food recipes is available on December 27th. I cannot tell you how excited I am and how proud my students are of this cookbook. It was truly made from scratch. Click here to purchase the book through amazon. Please email [email protected] […]

2013 Turkey Trot

2013 Turkey Trot

Wellness City Challenge, in partnership with Forma Gym, had another successful Turkey Trot! Thank you to all our volunteers who helped out on Thanksgiving Week.  We appreciate your flexibility and patience working with more than 6,600 runners to locate bib numbers and correct shirts.  We could not have done this event without you! Hope to […]


I start my morning at 6:45 at the school. Of course, I’ve forgotten my keys inside the classroom. So I look around for Ray, the custodian, one of the few other people on campus as early as I am. Can’t find him, so I walk over to the cafeteria; there are a few students in […]