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October 13, 2016
Mesquite  News

Mesquite News: http://starlocalmedia.com/mesquitenews/news/healthy-schools-program-all-... October 2, 2016 Kenny Green kgreen@starlocalmedia.com

The Healthy Zone School Recognition Program is celebrating its sixth year of empowering and equipping North Texas students to live healthier lives, curbing the critical trend toward childhood obesity.

The MISD elementary schools earning Healthy Zone School recognition are Black, Florence, Gray, Price, Range, Rugel, Shands, Thompson, Tisinger and Tosch. Austin and Cannaday received school in training designation.

The program...Read more

October 13, 2016
Healthy Zone School Program

September 22, 2016

The Healthy Zone School Recognition ProgramĀ® is celebrating its sixth year of empowering and equipping North Texas students to live healthier lives, curbing the critical trend toward childhood obesity.

A partnership between United Way of Metropolitan Dallas and The Cooper InstituteĀ® developed to engage students to achieve better health and fitness, the program is expanding to 145 schools this year. Since 2011, the initiative has increased its reach to serve more than 90,000 North Texas students to date.

To celebrate, teachers from the 2016-2017...Read more