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Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School (IA)
Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School Is Fueling Up to Play 60

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Central Visual-performance Arts Hs @ Southwest (MO)
For the Love of Play Contest
CVPA students love to move! It doesn't matter if it's in the gym or the cafeteria. Students are excited about moving as is evident in the photos. Student leaders lead small groups in cardio, flexibility and strength exercises. Administration ...

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Bonner Springs Elementary School (Bonner Springs, KS)
Fuel Up To Play 60 School Pledge
We did the pledge school wide in our community meeting and each class signed a class banner with the pledge. We are also having a contest with prizes and recognition to award the first ten students to register on the website and earn 25, 000 points. ...

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Bonner Springs Elementary School (Bonner Springs, KS)
Fuel Up To Play 60 School Pledge
We did the pledge school wide at our community meeting. Each class also had their students sign a pledge banner for their classroom. Our school has focused on wellness for the last 5 years, and it is prominently displayed throughout the building and ...

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Oak Ridge Elementary School (Tallahassee, FL)
FUTP60 2014
Oak Ridge did a Dance Kick-off and 100 Mile Club kick-off for the 2014-15 FUTP 60.The goal of the activity was to get all students excited about FUTP60 and increase the number of students to sign up for FUTP60. The changes that I have seen are that t ...

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Hays-Porter Elementary School (Cincinnati, OH)
Hays-Porter Ambassador help lead the way!
Our State Ambassador had the opportunity to participate on the student panel at the FUTP60 ADA Mideast Program Advisor Training Camp with the Cincinnati Bengals. Our State Ambassador took the lead by being on the student panel and participating in th ...

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Banneker Elementary School (Kansas City, MO)
Hyvee Healthy Kids Field Trip
We took a trip to Hyvee to make Smoothies, Peanut butter Rice Cake snack, tour the store and make a My Plate with all the food groups. The students talk more about eating healthy. They got to pick the Smoothie flavor and make their smoothie. PE teach ...

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Sumner Math (Chicago, IL)
Introducing girls to athletics
Our goal was to get female students interested in after school athletics. At the time, there was zero participation from female students. We started by introducing volleyball during the students physical education classes to gain an initial interest ...

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Parkside Elementary (Leander, TX)
Parkside Family Fitness Night
Our goal of bringing students, parents, teachers and community together in support of health and wellness is possible through our Family Fitness Nights and ties into the Community Playtime play. During this event we have several activities, games and ...

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Hunter Elementary School (ID)
Ramping Up the Success FUTP60 style!
We are placing more visuals in the cafeteria to remind students to choose healthy foods. We striped 3 fields for participation before school and during recess to play various sports, and are continuing our walking club. Students are excited about usi ...

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Miller Perry Elementary School (Kingsport, TN)
Dancing is fun exercise
We had a Dancing night and the Fuel up team led students as we danced and got lots of exercise. We also featured healthy eating posters. Students learned that exercise can be fun Fuel up team led the other students in the dance "Thriller" a ...

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Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School (Dubuque, IA)
Dubuque Heart Monitors
The district decided to have all our students wear heart monitors this school year. In August we implemented our heart monitor program. The goal was to have each student wear and be active for at least 20 minutes of Wellness time. We then get the dat ...

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Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School (Dubuque, IA)
Dubuque Heart Rate monitors
Our goal was .."How do we get our kids to be more active?" The district started all our students on their own heart rate monitors this year. This way they need to stay active plus they now have to earn their own grade. The district purchase ...

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Curtis Middle School (Wichita, KS)
Falcon Brain Breaks
We had a Staff Meeting and introduced what Brain Breaks meant and how to implement them in the classroom. We encouraged teachers for every hour they teach to do a Brain Break for about 5 minutes. I have seen kids be aware that 60 minutes is their goa ...

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Sandymount Elementary (Finksburg, MD)
New Playground for Recess
Our school needed a new playground. Our playground was starting to fall apart. Our school had to raise $90,000 to replace it. With the help of several fundraisers and the Nathan Chris Baker Foundation, we were able to raise all the money for our new ...

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Pinewood Elementary School (Rochester, MN)
Pinewood Elementary's Brain Breaks
We started out by working with the classroom teachers and asking them if they thought it would be beneficial for students to have an activity break(s) sometime during the school day outside of normal activity times (phy ed on their scheduled day or r ...

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Cheyenne Elementary School (Peoria, AZ)
Promoting Healthy Choices
Cheyenne's Student Leadership Team created and performed a skit at the October Spirit Assembly. The theme of the skit was 2 Ninjas trying to steal fruits and vegetables from a refrigerator. They were caught in the act by "Captain Nutrition&q ...

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Park View El (Cudahy, WI)
Ramp Up For Recess at Park View Elementary!
Park View's Wellness Investigation identified that many of our students were not getting the recommended 60 minutes of activity each day. Assessment data collected on all 4th grade students revealed that 75% did not reach that benchmark. Our scho ...

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Lake Crystal-wellcome Mem ES (Lake Crystal, MN)
Rockin' Roll Teachers @ LCWM Elem & Homecoming JAMmin' Minute
Our staff at LCWM Elem. participated in making an exercise video called "Rockin' Roll Teachers". Various staff were featured in the video performing their favorite exercise. The video was shown at our back-to-school assembly the first w ...

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May Overby Elem (Aberdeen, SD)
Students Run 200 miles - Principal runs 26.1 miles around school
To kick off the start of Play60 at our school we decided to have a challenge for the students. Our Play60 advisers mapped out a trail for students to run on the playground. Students kept track of how many laps they did around the trail. As a school ( ...

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Cheyenne Elementary School (Peoria, AZ)
Re-think Your Drink
To promote "Making Healthy Choices," Cheyenne students participated in a "Re-think Your Drink" taste test during lunch. Cheyenne's Program Advisor learned about this activity at a recent a training sponsored by the Dairy Counc ...

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