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Eggert Road Es (Orchard Park, NY)
Brett Leading the Way!
Brett is a 5th grade student at Eggert Road Elementary. He is currently trying to implement various programs to enhance a healthy and active lifestyle in the students at Eggert Road. He has taken initiative and the lead to work on starting a 100 mi ...

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Willards Elementary (Willards, MD)
Fuel-Up Kick-off for Wicomico County
As a whole county we meet at our local university (Salisbury University) to kick-off our county wide Fuel-Up program. I took 6 student ambassadors. They are so excited about the program, their student dashboard and planning activities for the whole ...

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Discovery Academy Of Lake Alfred (FL)
Students Registering on the Website
We started introducing to our students and taking are students into computer labs and showing them how to register on the fuel up to play 60 website and how to earn points. The goal was to get the students in the lab and they could all register tog ...

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Eggert Road Es (Orchard Park, NY)
Students Spend an Afternoon with CJ Spiller.
Ten students from our school were asked to spend time with CJ Spiller discussing living healthy. Our school was selected because of the effort's of a student in our school. This student has been involved in Play 60 and implementing ideas to our ...

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Billy Lane Lauffer Middle School (Tucson, AZ)
Fuel Up to Play 60 Kickoff Event
Last Friday our school had it's Kick off event!!! We used funds to purchase healthy trail mix, prizes and played football games before school started. We had SWAT kids set up and run the event and I was very excited to see this much enthusiasm ...

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East Salisbury Elementary (Salisbury, MD)
NFL Play 60 Kickoff
As part of the program advisory planning committee in Wicomico County Public schools we have been planning for months on how we could initiate a county-wide kick-off event to include all the schools in Wicomico County. We started planning at the en ...

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Oak Hill Elementary (Oak Hill, OH)
OHE Student Health Council
We have chosen students this year for our OHE Student Health Council, which will help me make choices and help implement health programs at our school. I have 6 students on the council from different grade levels and backgrounds for different persp ...

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Rock Solid Christian Academy (Okeechobee, FL)
Sign Up Challenge
Our goal was to increase participation in our students. We offered incentives for students who signed up 1st. Students immediately started signing up and participating in challenges and activities. We've had 30 percent of our students sign up f ...

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Echo Park Elementary School (Burnsville, MN)
Back to School Open House at Echo Park
Back to School Open House welcomed 600 children and their families back to school.  Fuel To Play 60 had a table in the entry way of the school for parents and their children to learn more about Fuel up to Play 60.  Students signed the pos ...

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Meredith Nicholson Elementary School (Crawfordsville, IN)
Nicholson Bike and Hike Kickoff
Each year we have a kickoff to get students and families excited about Fuel Up to Play 60. Our goal was to include families and community. Our students planned physical activities for our gym and outside play area. The changes we saw were family in ...

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Weems Academy (Clarksville, TN)
Healthy All the Way
This year,we are promoting healthy eating habits all the way. We have started to provide fruit/milk smoothies to our students every day at lunch time on top of the other available fruits. Due to our special needs' students, sometimes they eithe ...

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Clinton Elementary School (Chicago, IL)
PE Everyday for Everyone
We started with the goal of striving to get all of our 1,275 students a structured recess, quality PE daily and classroom brain breaks through out the day. We came up with a plan hired additional PE teachers and now all students in k-8 have PE ever ...

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Crosswind Elementary School (Collierville, TN)
Walking to Antarctica
Last year we partnered with the Pink Palace Museum in Memphis for our school wide healthy initiatives. Through this they became aware of the physical activity and nutrition classes we were having. They invited us to participate with them on an expe ...

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Oak Hill Elementary (Oak Hill, OH)
Oak Hill Fuels Up to Play 60
At OHE, the "Walking Oaks" walking club was created this year for our students. Students can walk at recess and at designated times at home to earn incentives. More students are being active at recess. Students who once sat at recess are ...

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Willards Elementary (Willards, MD)
Grab and Go Breakfast
The county implemented Grab and Go breakfast starting on the first day of school 2014-2015. The students are excited to eat the provided breakfast. They now are provided a choice for breakfast and its not solely based on need. Food Service director ...

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Hubert R Hudson El (Brownsville, TX)
Hudson Running Club
I started a running club for our school and our first race we had 13 runners by the end of the year we ended with 129 runners in our running club in just one school year. The changes I have seen are that students now see the benefit of being physic ...

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Sun 'n Lake Elementary School (FL)
Keeping it Moving
We started a school walking club. We are starting with a goal of 25 students. We have sent home information sheets for the parents to look over and sign off so that their child can participate. We have noticed that more students are wanting to get ...

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Robert R Rojas El (Socorro, TX)
Roadrunners Running Towards Healthy Living
Our Mission was to assure that all our students have an opportunity to play intramural sports during lunch time. We play various sports during there recess time. This has allowed students to participate in sports and activities that they normally w ...

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Mountain Trails Elem School (Eagle Mountain, UT)
Students Lead Mountain Trails in Touchdown Dance
We wanted our Kickoff to be dynamic this year. We had a goal to include the whole school in an interactive and innovative manner. Our team met to plan the event. During last year's kickoff we only included about 1% of the student body. This yea ...

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Jim Thorpe Academy (Shawnee, OK)
Breakfast In The Classroom & On the Go
Jim Thorpe began Breakfast in the Classroom 2 years ago and continue with this practice. Over 80% of our students participate and for those that are late or not hungry at that time, have the option for Breakfast on the Go...where they can grab some ...

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