NuPA Newsletter – Hello, Summer!
Hello Expanded Learning Professionals,
Summertime and sunshine is finally here! The California Afterschool Network’s Nutrition and Physical Activity Planning Team would like to wish everyone a safe, sunsoaked, and relaxing summer break. This will be our final newsletter of the school year, and we hope you find the resources shared to be useful during the summer months. We look forward to re-connecting with everyone after the break!
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Get your move on! May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Physical activity has been proven to increase school attendance, cognitive performance, classroom behaviors, test scores and grades! Get your students and staff moving more with these interactive resources:
The Alliance for a Healthier Generation and the National Fitness Foundation are partnering together for #PowerPE! Connect your school’s physical education program with up to $1,000 in resources from the National Fitness Foundation through its Presidential Youth Fitness Program. Complete the physical education module of Healthier Generation’s Healthy Schools Program Assessment by May 25! Learn more and get your school partner started!
Youth Service Learning and United Health Care has created a step-by-step guide to help educators and students organize a service-learning project to help kids improve their fitness or nutrition. Learn more here.