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P.E. Teachers: Apply for the chance to receive a free NFL FLAG Essentials Kit* to start or grow a NFL FLAG Football program in P.E.

  • Kit Includes:
    • 10 Footballs**
    • 50 Flag belts
    • NFL FLAG poster
    • Recognition certificates
    • Curriculum
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    $320 Value

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    Elementary school kits include junior blue Wilson footballs. Middle school kits include intermediate brown Wilson footballs.

Preference will be given to schools that did not receive a NFL FLAG Essential Kit during the last application period.

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Program Advisors Receive "Community Leadership Award"

Four Fuel Up to Play 60 Program Advisors were among this year’s recipients of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition Community Leadership Award. Congratulations to Kim Anehall of Chicago, IL; Cassie Brooks of Brownsburg, IN; Grace Lamboni of Salisbury, MD; and John Lorek of Hutto, TX. You make Fuel Up to Play 60 very proud!

GENYOUth Releases Empowering Youth Report

GENYOUth's new report shares insights and stories about how youth, including Fuel Up to Play 60 students, are making a BIG difference! Read the report — then share your youth empowerment stories and ideas by using the hashtag #EmpowerYouthNow on social media — and thanks for all you do every day to support healthy, empowered students.
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FUTP 60 Students Roll to the White House!

FUTP 60 students Jake and Anisha got to participate in a White House tradition dating back to 1878: the annual Easter Egg Roll! While there, they got to meet and conduct interviews with some amazing figures like President Obama (!) and NFL players from the Washington Red Skins! Enjoy Jake and Anisha’s personal recount of this amazing experience when you read their story on the FUTP 60 student blog, The Huddle.

Students Change the World with AdCap

AdVenture Capital empowers students to make BIG changes, and now there’s a new website to support students’ BIG ideas! Students over 13 can design projects, connect with mentors or receive money for your schools — check it out now! 
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Fuel Greatness

School breakfast can help your students be more attentive, improve behavior and help achieve higher test scores. YOU can help put a spotlight on the importance of school breakfast during Fuel Greatness. Take a fresh look at how breakfast is served up in your school. Alternatives like breakfast after the bell and grab-and-go can help remove the social stigma of school breakfast. Work with your students on a breakfast Play. Tell your story on social media! Share how breakfast fuels your school and use the hashtag #FuelGreatness on Facebook, Twitter Instagram. Plus, find out about exciting chances to win when you log in to your Dashboard and visit the Campaigns and Activities tab!
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Fueling Greatness

Fuel Up to Play 60 Program Advisor Debbie Perkins of Garyville, Louisiana shares how FUTP 60 has transformed her school. Read more about Debbie and her school’s accomplishments by visiting the FUTP 60 Hall of Fame.
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Congrats Bobby – NFL PLAY 60 Super Kid!

Fuel Up to Play 60 Ambassador Bobby has been named NFL PLAY 60’s Super Kid!  As part of his win, Bobby got to go on the field and hand the game ball to the referees for Super Bowl XLIX!  How awesome is that?  Read more about Bobby’s big win on the Fuel Up to Play 60 student blog: The Huddle!

FUTP 60 NFL Players Honored!

Congratulations to Connor Barwin of the Philadelphia Eagles, Johnny Hekker of the St. Louis Rams, Pat McAfee of the Indianapolis Colts, Muhammad Wilkerson of the New York Jets and the McCourty Twins (Devin and Jason) of the New England Patriots and Tennessee Titans! Their hard work in their communities – including their support of Fuel Up to Play 60 – earned each of them their team’s recognition as Community Man of the Year. 
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Chicago School Recognized by NFL for Getting Healthy with Fuel Up to Play 60!

See what happens when students from John M. Gregory Elementary School in Chicago, IL, ask NFL player Jordan Mills to “come out to play.” Watch the clip now and check out NFLRUSH.com/play60 for more!
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Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Designs Winning Card

Alaina, FUTP 60’s Missouri State Ambassador, is the winner of the Holiday Mail for Heroes 2014 Design Competition, sponsored by the American Red Cross and the St. Louis Rams.

30,000 copies of Alaina’s personally designed holiday card will be mailed to thousands of veterans and active service members and their families.

Read about Alaina’s experience in her post on the FUTP 60 student blog, The Huddle.
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Alliance for a Healthier Generation 2014 Leaders Summit

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation 2014 Leaders Summit honored 250 award winning schools from across the country for exceeding federal nutrition standards and becoming a healthier place. Congratulations to all Fuel Up to Play 60 schools that were honored in this way! Fuel Up to Play 60 Program Advisors Sharon Foster and Kim Anehall attended the Summit. Pictured left with former President Bill Clinton, Sharon attended on behalf of James Bowie Elementary in Dallas, Texas. Pictured right, Kim attended on behalf of Boone Elementary in Chicago, Illinois. Both Program Advisors accepted honors awarded to their school. Congratulations to Sharon and Kim, and to their schools. Thank you for making Fuel Up to Play 60 so proud!

Find more information about this event and view former President Bill Clinton’s speech on the Alliance for a Healthier Generation website.

Working Together for Healthier Schools

Fuel Up to Play 60 works great with other wellness programs! See for yourself!

Fuel Up to Play 60 has teamed up with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation's Healthy Schools Program to show how the two programs are working together toward the common goal of improving the health and wellness of students and school environments.

"School Wellness Programs" features each program and showcases real life successes about how the two programs complement each other.
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The 2014-2015 Playbook

Check out the 2014-2015 edition of the Playbook, full of school-tested strategies to help you reach your school's wellness goals. New this year: Get your school walking with the "100 Mile Club®" Play!
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Great New Kid-Tested Breakfast Recipes

Help your students get fueled up and ready to learn with school breakfast! Check out these nutritious, student-tested breakfast recipes that are quick and easy to whip up in school or at home - designed to deliver a powerful pack of whole grains, fruit and dairy in fun and delicious ways! These recipes are suitable for cafeteria service, Grab-and-Go and Breakfast in the Classroom.
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Program Advisor Corner

Shelli Lamons, Teacher

Locust Grove Upper Elementary School, OK

“With Funds for Fuel Up to Play 60, we were able to serve breakfast in the classroom. We went from serving breakfast to an average of 46% of our student population to serving an average of 89%. We also were able to purchase a recess cart and extra equipment for our students to utilize in their classrooms and outside during recess.”

The application to apply for Funds for Fuel Up to Play 60 is open! Visit the Funds page now for more information and to apply!

Program Advisors are the coaches of their Fuel Up to Play 60 teams and support students as they lead the charge for healthy change in their schools. Is there a Program Advisor at your school?