February 19, 2020
Cindy Bladl

With the help of the Healthy Zone School Program, Lakeside Elementary in Coppell, TX, has a Kindness Club. Fourth and fifth grade learners were invited to the club. The learners have made kindness bookmarks which are hidden in our library books and they made "appreciation" posters and signs for cafe and custodial staff. We also spent a chilly day making some chalk art at school. Lastly, they passed out Random Acts of Kindness cards at the local Kroger. HZS Program helped with the supplies which were used in all activities. Read more

February 12, 2020
Amy Schaefer

We held our School Walk for Diabetes and Family Glow night! We were not able to do our 1 mile walk outside, so we moved it inside and walked the halls of the school before getting our healthy snack and grooving to the music! Read more

February 6, 2020
Amy Schaefer

On the 100th day of school, Abbett Elementary in Garland ISD reviewed the importance of GO foods and physical activity! Each of our classes worked in groups to come up with their favorite GO foods and physical activities! It was fun listening to the students talk about appropriate GO foods and fun being activie! Read more

February 5, 2020
Robert Black

One of the activities Durham Middle School in Lewisville ISD have begun to emphasis more with our older students is the importance of weigh training. Since we are a middle school, it is important for us to be able to emphasize healthy activities we believe that are relevant to our older students. Weight training allows us the opportunity to share an activities for our older students that is practical and hands on. Stressing the healthy benefits and lessons they can achieve through weight training has the potential to be a life long skill.

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January 6, 2020
Kelly Featherston

Kimball Elementary in Mesquite ISD loves to offer healthy snack alternatives on 'typically unhealthy' snack days (Halloween, etc). During December, our school had a Polar Express day where students wear PJs and rotate to all teachers and have PE themed activities. So this year for polar express day we offered Cherry Jubilee and Apple Pie smoothies to all students. Our student leadership team delivered the smoothies and they were a hit!!! Read more

April 23, 2019
Carma Williams

PM Akin Elementary PTA had their spring carnival this past week and Healthy Zone had a table for families to sample carrots and humus. It was a hit! We also put together an Easter basket with healthy Easter treat ideas and all the ingredients to make them. The basket was available at the silent auction. Read more

April 16, 2019
Carma Williams

PM Akin Elementary had a staff contest in December to see who could walk the most steps in a week. The challenge was to hit 10,000 steps per day. The staff members that met their goal received a new pair of holiday socks. Read more

April 12, 2019
Carma Williams

PM Akin Elementary had an after school Fitness Fair for our staff here in Wylie ISD. Our school hosted several of our local gyms and invited the staff to come learn about which gym could fit their needs. Read more

April 12, 2019
Carma Williams

PM Akin Elementary is in our second year of running club! This year, we have several repeat runners from last year that have ran another marathon this year. Read more

April 8, 2019
Carma Williams

PM Akin Elementary started a garden club this year to help teach students that they can be active, as well as grow vegetables and enjoy nature. Students have had a blast learning about helpful critters in the garden, how to plant and care for flowers, how to harvest seeds from their salad vegetables, how to plan for spring flowers in the fall, and how to maintain flower beds and gardens all year. Read more

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