Saturday, August 17, 2019
Tags Health and physical education

Tag: health and physical education

Supporting students, teachers and health education through ESSA

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is transforming opportunities in health and physical education. We are moving away from federal mandates and into an era where local communities can step forward and create powerful, locally relevant programs in health and physical education.

KAPHERD to hold annual conference in Lexington

The Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance will hold its annual convention Nov. 11-13 at Embassy Suites Lexington.

Make plans now for Every Kid Healthy Week

Action for Healthy Kids is looking for Kentucky schools to become an official partner of Every Kid Healthy Week, scheduled for April 23-27.

CDC offering new professional development resources

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has expanded its website to include professional development resources and an eLearning Series to help create a healthful and active environment for students.

Kentucky’s Healthiest Schools recognized

Thirteen Kentucky schools were recognized as America’s Healthiest Schools by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, an organization that empowers children to develop lifelong, healthy habits.

Get rewarded for being active with your students

Introducing the new and revamped SWARM – Student with Active Role Models – for the 2017-18 School Year. Get rewarded by Go365 for bringing physical activity to your school.

Henry County schools lead by example with health and wellness

For the past 12 years, the Henry County school district has put a strong focus on staff and student wellness.

Scott County school seeing gains in the classroom with extra recess

The teachers at Lemons Mill Elementary (Scott County) have seen a big change in their students since they added an extra recess for the 2016-17 school year.

Host a healthy end-of-year celebration

As students get ready to enjoy summer break, remind them of the healthful habits they’ve developed during the school year by hosting a healthy end-of-year celebration.

Fund school wellness initiatives with a 2017-18 school grant

Applying for an Action for Healthy Kids grant is easy and there is help available to help you submit a successful application.