Latest Recess Stories

2011-08-10 00:00:31

BNC Executives in Denver office receive well deserved break and get to play Frisbee at Recess®. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 Playing at recess is a luxury that escapes most Americans once middle school is reached.

2011-07-20 09:09:00

CANYON LAKE, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Impressive results of a Florida elementary school's three-year effort to combat childhood obesity through increased physical activity were recently published by the National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO).

2011-04-18 13:57:00

Overweight and obese parents more likely than other parents to view school-time activity as inadequate ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Childhood obesity affects 1 of every 6 kids in the United States, in part due to a lack of physical activity.

2010-12-23 06:30:00

WEST BURLINGTON, Iowa, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Great River Foundation, which is affiliated with Great River Health Systems, has been awarded a two-year grant from the Wellmark Foundation to help fight childhood obesity.

2010-09-13 10:00:00

Paul Pierce, Donovan McNabb, and others join Alliance at Recess ROCKS! Events in Boston, New York, D.C., Cleveland, Little Rock and Hartford NEW YORK, Sept.

2010-01-14 19:34:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- It's been business as usual for Karina Bradley. The Pop Star just recently finished filming a music video for her song, "Dance Floor Diva" at Dusk in Atlantic City.

2009-10-28 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The vast majority of parents want schools to limit students' access to high-calorie chips, sodas and candy and to offer them opportunities for physical activity throughout the day, a new survey by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation shows.

2009-09-24 19:35:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders from around the world gathering for the Clinton Global Initiative are turning to an unlikely resource to improve learning among low-income students: school recess.

2009-02-23 15:48:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Cartoon Network is taking NATIONAL RECESS WEEK, now in its third year, to record heights in 2009.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.