Jordan Manley, a wellness teacher at STEAM Academy in Lexington (Fayette County Public Schools), has been named SHAPE America’s Southern District 2023 High School Physical Education Teacher of the Year.
Kentucky Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council members discuss 2021 Youth Risk Behaviors Survey results
Students on the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council discussed the results of the 2021 Kentucky Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) at their Nov. 22 meeting. The YRBS is part of a national effort by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to monitor students’ health-risk behaviors in six priority areas.
A new accessible playground for students was unveiled at the Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB) in Louisville on Nov. 10.
From June to August, the Summer Food Service Program, federally funded and administered by the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), will provide meals at no cost to children age 18 and under who are from low-income families.
AppHarvest is launching an educational initiative based on the health and nutrition of Appalachia. AppHarvest's Earth Day platform promotes the concept of feeding the future with a call to action to eat more vegetables because it's good for people's health and the health of the planet.
Four Kentucky public schools, already among the state’s 45 winners of the America’s Healthiest Schools designation by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, have won the additional honor of the first-ever Family Engagement Distinction presented by Kohl’s Healthy at Home.
Forty-one of 45 Kentucky schools recognized by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation are part of the Baptist Health School Wellness Initiative, offered by the Delta Rural Network Center at Baptist Health Madisonville.
Two teachers for Fayette County Public Schools are among the 22 finalists nationwide for 2021 Teacher of the Year awards from the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America).
Jessica Napier, alongside friends and family, waited to hear if she would be named the 2020 SHAPE America National Health Education Teacher of the Year during the May 5 virtual ceremony.
The multi-million dollar DON’T QUIT! Campaign has named Stuart Academy/Frost Sixth-Grade Academy (Jefferson County), Hiseville Elementary School (Barren County) and Wurtland Middle School (Greenup County) as the state’s most outstanding schools for demonstrating leadership in getting and keeping their students fit.