Students across the country are putting their passion for eating right, being active and living healthy into making their schools healthier places. Join them. Use this site to get ideas, plan a project and share your success!
Sometimes a group of 6 or 8 students can have hard time deciding how to make their school a healthier place. While surveys, interviews, and focus groups can all help, one school in Kansas decided to bring their whole student body together for two Students Taking Charge forums.
Are you getting a lot of resistance from your principal or school nutrition director? Does it seem like you're just not speaking their language? Or do they not understand what your changes will really look like? Find out how Northampton High School took their school leaders to visit another high school that has already put their ideas into action!
If only I could kayak to geometry class…
Time was the number one barrier to physical activity reported by female high school students. Making your school more active will make the healthy choice the easy choice!
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Feb 24, 2011
Do you want to improve school breakfast in your middle or high school? Check out the new Project Templates to help you bring better foods to the table, energize your cafeteria space, and promote school breakfast to your classmates. There's even a handy survey that makes it easy to identify the reasons that your friends are skipping out on breakfast at school. Make breakfast the easy choice at your school!
Feb 03, 2011
PE is the place to explore ways to stay physically active for life. Has your gym class covered things like yoga, dance, running, and being active outdoors? Or does it mainly focus on competitive sports like baseball or dodge ball where you need a team, athletic skill, and a good aim to have fun? The best PE class is the one that allows you and your friends to discover creative ways to stay healthy and fit that build on your interests while challenging you to be stronger, faster, more balanced, and more active every day. How can you improve PE at your high school?
Jan 20, 2011
wondering if u get txts from stc gr8 info to help ur school b healthier 2mro. Need a translation?