Healthy Zone NOV Newsletter

Healthy Zone November Newsletter
Posted on 11/15/2018
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November 2018 | Healthy Zone School Monthly Email
Creating a Culture of Health
The Healthy Zone School Recognition Program® was created in 2011 as a joint collaboration between The Cooper Institute and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, which uses evidence-based knowledge and best practices to assist schools in promoting healthy behaviors.
Healthy Zone Applications Open
The Healthy Zone School Program Application is now open for the 2019-2020 school year!
Help us spread the word by encouraging schools in your district to apply! Also, schools currently in the program do not need to reapply.
RESOURCES
Build Healthy Habits During the Holidays
Encourage families to continue to be active during Thanksgiving break by sending out theHealthy Zone Activity Log.
This take-home activity fulfills the Healthy Zone Level 1 Physical Activity Package and Level 2 Physical Activity/Fitness Package
FitnessGram Webinar
Learn how to monitor students’ physical activity with ActivityGram®ActivityGram Lite,and ActivityLog by participating in the FitnessGram webinar on Dec. 4 at 10:30 a.m.
Digital Learning Opportunities
EVERFI offers digital educational learning opportunities for students. Based on the goals of your school, EVERFI has lessons that focus on a wide variety of health and wellness topics.
(Fulfills the Healthy Zone Level 1 Nutrition Education Package)
(Fulfills the Healthy Zone Level 1 Nutrition Education Package)
(Fulfills the Healthy Zone Level 1 Whole Child Package)
(Fulfills the Healthy Zone Level 2 Whole Child Package)
(Fulfills the Healthy Zone Level 2 Whole Child Package)
Overdue:
First-year schools, if you have not submitted your Baseline Teacher Survey please complete this at your earliest convenience. 

Dec 14:
  • Last day for first-year schools to enter
  • Fall FitnessGram data and send home reports.
Remember to visit your Healthy Zone dashboard to complete surveys and access funding.
GRANT OPPORTUNITIES
Walmart Foundation:
Community Grant Program
Grant funding can be used to help support hunger relief, healthy eating, quality of life, education, economic development, building relationships, public safety, and environmental sustainability.
Funding: $250 - $2,000
Due: Dec. 31, 2018
For more grants, visit Healthy Zone School.
Throughout the school year, you will receive the Healthy Zone newsletter that includes health-related information. Please share the newsletters with parents, students, and staff members.
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You can also find the newsletters on the Healthy Zone website.
The Healthy Zone School Recognition Program is Sponsored by:
The Cooper Institute | 12330 Preston RoadDallas, TX 75230
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