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Adolescent health- improve the heatlhy development, health, safety and well-being of adolescents and young adults
SPARK™ PE and SPARK™ After School - evidence-based programs designed to promote physical activity in youth from K-12, and ages 5-14, respectively. They include curricula, training, equipment, and follow-up support components
Sesame Street: We Have the Moves!
We Have the Moves! is a resource where you can find fun-filled activities to help incorporate physical activity into everyday moments. It was developed for children ages 2 to 5 in the preschool setting. Here is what you can find at We Have the Moves!:
School Year Resources
CDC Releases School Health Index 2012 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) is pleased to announce the release of the updated School Health Index (SHI).
South Dakota Model Wellness Policy Revised South Dakota’s Model Wellness Policy was recently revised in response to the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act which increased the requirements for local wellness policies. The Act requires any participating National School Lunch Programs to establish a local school wellness policy.
South Dakota Harvest of Month makes healthy eating fun with numerous classroom resources. Increase fruit and vegetable knowledge and start exploring today!
Links of Interest
"Children today have a shorter life expectancy than their parents for the first time in 100 years."
–Dr. William J. Klish, professor of pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine.
Let’s Move Active Schools - comprehensive program developed to empower parents and schools to create active environments for students to reach their greatest potential. Schools are provided with tools and resources, activation grants and direct assistance and training to implement the program.
Learn more: funding opportunities for Fuel Up to Play 60 - upcoming application deadline is November 1, 2013.
More Than Mud Pies: a nutrition curriculum guide for preschool children