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Mt Nebo Junior High School (Payson, UT)
A New Twist on Eating and Exercise
Our goal was to get the word out about fuel up to play 60 and encourage the kids sign up on line and take the Fuel Up to Play 60 pledge. The way we did this was: 1. Made posters telling about all the great things that fuel up to play 60 has to offer. ...

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Sunset Terrace Elementary School (MN)
Promoting Fuel Up to Play 60 at Sunset Terrace
We put together a video highlighting the games that we will be playing outside with 1st and 2nd graders during recess. We also included a little snippet about eating healthy. The goal of the video was to give students some information during our kick ...

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Catholic East Elementary Sch (Milwaukee, WI)
After School FUTP club
At Catholic East we have started an after school Fuel Up to Play 60 club. It is a great way for students to get a free opportunity to get 60min of activity outside of their school day. We play all sorts of different kinds of games and get the kids ex ...

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Basswood Elementary School (Maple Grove, MN)
Apple Day at Basswood
Our main goal was to promote eating a healthy breakfast. Starting the day with an apple to go along with their breakfast was one way to promote this. Over 1,100 students and staff received an apple as they walked in to school. The biggest change I se ...

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Bloom High School (Chicago Heights, IL)
Bloom High's PPK
Our football team is off to a great start this year. In their honor, we thought having a Punt, Pass, and Kick Competition (PPK) would get our students excited about football and most importantly – get them moving. The biggest improvements we no ...

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Sherwood Elementary School (Cincinnati, OH)
Sherwood's Game On Day Gets Students Moving!
We have 12 sixth grade members in our school's Wellness Committee. Members are chosen during their fifth grade year based on leadership and a commitment to healthy lifestyle. As members of Sherwood Wellness Committee, students organized our schoo ...

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Northview Middle School (Ankeny, IA)
Iowa Healthiest State Walk-October 8, 2014
We participated in the State of Iowa Healthiest State Walk. Students and teachers both mentioned how it would be neat to go for walks more often as a school.

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Meadow Lane Elementary School (Olathe, KS)
Kick-Off Assembly at Meadow Lane
Our goal was to kick-off the school year with a memorable assembly to get the kids excited about FUTP60. We invited Kevin Lockett (former KSU and Chiefs player) to talk at our assembly since he works right across the street from us. He accepted and d ...

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Midlakes Hs (Clifton Springs, NY, NY)
MALO Healthy Tailgate
The Midlakes Athletic Leadership Organization (MALO) had their first meeting of the school year to decide how we wanted to kick off our new club and promote the Fuel Up to Play 60 movement. The students decided they wanted to throw a healthy tailgate ...

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Kewaskum Mid (Kewaskum, WI)
National School Lunch Week at Kewaskum
One of our Program Advisors is also our Food Service Director. She wanted to collaborate with the FUTP60 team and local organizations to create a "farmer's market" lunch to celebrate National School Lunch Week. They are more familiar wi ...

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Catholic East Elementary Sch (Milwaukee, WI)
Get up and Move Wednesdays!!
Our goal for our K3-1st grade campus was to implement more brain breaks in the classrooms. Program advisory supplied every teacher with link of good brain breaks along with every Wednesday gets on the intercom and has the whole school "GET UP AN ...

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Creekside Elementary School (Elgin, IL)
Student's participated in a school wide walk-a-thon fundraiser. Student's made signs for every class and everyone took 30 minutes out of their day to walk outside. The music was bumping and and the kids were working!!! I had a couple classes ...

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Thoreau Demonstration Academy (OK)
Healthy Food at Thoreau
Our goal is to encourage Tribes groups to enjoy healthy food snacks as treats or rewards instead of primarily pizza and doughnuts. Activities were created that were thematically paired with healthy foods. Students are excited to eat fruits and vegeta ...

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Kellison Elementary School (MO)
(BFF) Buddy Fun Field Day at Kellison
BFF Day - All of the students in our school participated in ten physical activity stations with their buddies. Examples of some of the stations were Guess What Relay, Bunny Hop Relay, Parachutes, Ships and Sailors, and Hula Hoop Pass. Each grade leve ...

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Cedar Park Elementary Stem School (Apple Valley, MN)
Cedar Park STEM steps up for the Love of Play
Student ambassadors lead students during recess activities to use their 25 minute recess time to be active and play. All students run or walk the half mile for miles in the 110 mile club. Then students choose to play a soccer game, kickball game, cap ...

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George Washington Middle School (Dubuque, IA)
Fitness Club at George Washington Middle School
Our school started up a fitness club this year to promote healthy living. At the beginning of the trimester we wrote fitness goals, then we structured our classes around these goals. Fitness tests were next, where we timed students participating in t ...

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Heritage Grove Middle School (Plainfield, IL)
For the Love of Play
My goal was to submit some pictures and get my team motivated for the campaign, For the Love of Play. I met with my student team to ask them how they wanted to do it. We have over 90 kids coming twice a week for intramurals. My student team is very m ...

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Elm Creek Elementary School (Maple Grove, MN)
For the love of play at Elm Creek
Our school kickoff had planned a fun run with a scheduled visit from Victor Viking as our kickoff to the FUTP60 year. The weather had other plans for us as it rained the whole day. Victor agreed to particpate in an impromptu assembly as our kickoff m ...

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Salisbury Middle (Salisbury, MD)
Salisbury's Fuel Up Friday
We began a program on Fridays called Fuel Up Friday. We introduce the activities by explaining to the students the importance of activity and healthy eating as detailed by Fuel Up to Play 60. We then had the students convene to the field where differ ...

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Westchester Academy For International Studies (Houston, TX)
Garden to Table
Focusing on fresh nutrient foods, our school has built a garden for growing veggies and herbs. Students are learning to taste a variety of fresh veggies, learn about the benefits of adding nutrient rich foods to their diets, and how to incorporate th ...

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