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2012-07-12 23:03:16

Contest offers unprecedented grand prize of $45,000 in curriculum, training, and equipment in support of National Childhood Obesity Awareness month. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 12, 2012 A consortium of the nation´s leading health and physical education organizations have teamed up to offer a nationwide Healthy School Makeover Contest to support National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month this September. One lucky K-12 school will win a comprehensive Healthy School Makeover valued at...

2012-03-02 10:00:00

Campaign advocates for the usage of Title I and Title II funds for physical and health education programs and professional development for teachers San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 SPARK, provider of the world´s most-researched physical education program and a division of School Specialty, will continue its mission on Capitol Hill in support of more physical and health education programs for students as part of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education´s...

2011-09-23 07:00:00

First Lady to Kick Off Childrenâs Health Campaign from White House (PRWEB) September 23, 2011 National production company Flash Mob America will help National Geographic Kids magazine set the Guinness World Records® title for the most people doing jumping jacks in a 24-hour period. To break the record, more than 20,000 people worldwide need to complete one minute of jumping jacks in events occurring between 3 p.m. ET October 11, 2011 and 3 p.m. ET October 12, 2011....

2011-04-01 08:00:00

RESTON, Va., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Head Start Body Start National Center for Physical Development and Outdoor Play (HSBS) today announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) to Head Start centers nationwide. Approximately $2 million is available through the HSBS Play Space Grant Awards to improve Head Start centers' outdoor play spaces with an emphasis on creating an environment that helps to increase physical play. Grants of up to $5,000 each will be awarded to Head Start...

2011-02-01 11:16:00

RESTON, Va., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Let's Move in School, a national initiative to increase physical activity before, during, and after school is being introduced to thousands of U.S. schools today. In support of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! campaign, the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) and its National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) are hosting a national Let's Move in School webinar that...

2011-01-26 10:13:00

RESTON, Va., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Head Start Body Start National Center for Physical Development and Outdoor Play (HSBS) today announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) to vendors to participate in its 2011 Preferred Vendor Catalog for its four-year, $12 million physical activity project. Funding for HSBS is provided by the Office of Head Start, Administration for Children and Families, US Department of Health and Human Services. The purpose of HSBS is to increase...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'