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38 Schools Awarded Prizes for Active Schools Progress

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Thirty-eight schools from across the country are being celebrated for their progress in creating an Active School environment and have been selected to receive physical education/physical activity equipment, materials and training to help applaud and support their efforts.

“We know that changing a school culture is no easy feat, so it is important to celebrate improvement and incremental successes along the way,” said Charlene Burgeson, Let’s Move! Active Schools Executive Director.

“Thanks to the generosity of our partners, Let’s Move! Active Schools can recognize schools making active and healthy changes and reward them with additional physical education and physical activity resources to help continue their great work.”

To be eligible to win, a school must have made improvements in at least one area of its Let’s Move! Active Schools Action Plan and note this success by marking the item complete. Then, all eligible schools are entered into a quarterly drawing and randomly selected.

Of the 305 schools that marked an Action Plan item complete during the second quarter of the program (December 1, 2015- February 29, 2016), 12% received a prize. During the first quarter (September 1- November 30, 2015), 45 schools were awarded progress incentives.

Over the course of 2015-16 academic year, 150 schools in total will receive a Let’s Move! Active Schools progress incentive. Other progress incentive periods are:

  • March 1-May 31, 2016
  • June 1-August 31, 2016

Congratulations to the following schools that were awarded a progress incentive during the second quarter:

Adventure to Fitness

E-gift card for one Adventure to Fitness Annual School Streaming Subscription Plan and 1 Basic Outcomes Tracking Feature for use in all classrooms

  • Norwood Street Elementary School (Los Angeles Unified School District, CA)
  • Denker Avenue Elementary School (Los Angeles Unified School District, CA)
  • Ojus Elementary School (Miami-Dade Co Public School District, FL)

 

Focused Fitness

WELNET Single School Solution (SSS) that includes all SSS modules

  • Sandersville Elementary School (Fayette Co Public Schools, KY)

Brain and Body Boosts Subscription for one year

  • Hampton Elementary School (Henry Co School District, GA)
  • Mt Gleason Middle School (Los Angeles Unified School District, CA)

 

GenMoveUSA

GenMove Equipment + Activity Guide Pack  + GenMove Program Activity Guides

  • Hager Elementary School (Ashland Independent School District, KY)
  • Horn Elementary School (Alief Independent School District, TX)
  • Janie C Hargrave Elementary School (Robeson Co Public School District, NC)
  • Julian Elementary School (Julian Union School District, CA)
  • Sebree Elementary School (Webster Co School District, KY)

 

Gopher

AlleyOop 6' Goal

  • PS 194 Raoul Wallenberg (New York City Department of Education, NY)

Rainbow® Adjustable-Length Jump Ropes

  • Rose Linda Elementary School (Roosevelt School District 66, AZ)

Rainbow® GamePlay™ Team TripleToss™ Set

  • James Weldon Johnson Elementary School (New York City Department of Education, NY)

Rainbow® Performer™ Rubber Footballs

  • Elmhurst Elementary School (Toledo Public Schools, OH)

Rainbow® ProTuff™ Stay-N-Play™ Half-Cones

  • Salk Elementary School (Tulsa Independent School District, OK)

Rainbow® UltimateScooter™ Boards

  • Graceville High School (Jackson Co School District, FL)

 

S&S Worldwide

S&S Worldwide $100 e-gift card

  • Advent Episcopal School (AL)
  • ASU Prep Academy-Phoenix (Arizona Department of Education, AZ)
  • Brimhall Elementary School (Roseville School District 623, MN)
  • Clarke Street School (Milwaukee Public Schools, WI)
  • Cordata Elementary School (Bellingham School District 501, WA)
  • Dexter Elementary School (Shelby Co Schools, TN)
  • Gateway Environmental K-8 Learning Center (Miami-Dade Co Public School District, FL)
  • High Desert Montessori School (Washoe Co School District, NV)
  • India Hook Elementary School (Rock Hill School District 3, SC)
  • Janet Berry Elementary School (Appleton Area School District, WI)
  • Lake Windward Elementary School (Fulton Co School District, GA)
  • Lincoln Elementary School (Manteca Unified School District, CA)
  • Lockwood Intermediate School (Lockwood School District 26, MT)
  • Red Mill Elementary School (Virginia Beach City Public School District, VA)
  • St Mary's Catholic School (Diocese of Cheyenne Education Office, WY)
  • Sumner Math & Science Academy (Chicago Public School District 299, IL)
  • Thomas Edison Energysmart Charter School (New Jersey Department of Education, NJ)
  • Vida Charter School (Pennsylvania Department of Education, PA)
  • W H Taylor Elementary School (Norfolk School District, VA)
  • Willow Valley Middle School (Cache Co School District, UT)
  • Woodmoor Elementary School (Northshore School District 417, WA)