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Our Website Has a New Look
If you've visited our website lately, you'll have noticed we have a new look! We're very excited to provide you with a better experience on www.everactive.org, on your computer and mobile device. Thank you for your patience. This work is ongoing. If the site isn't displaying correctly, try clearing your cache.

ARPA 2014 Conference
This year's conference is being held in Jasper, Alberta, on October 23-25. Register by October 15.
Fun Runs in Alberta
Take part in one of these fun runs in Alberta; there's something for everyone!
Community Development Training and Certification
Are you interested in community development? Campus for Communities is offering some upcoming community development training and certification. Learn more.
Canadian Blind Sports Resources
Canadian Blind Sports has created free resources to promote inclusive physical education for students with a visual impairment. The resources are geared towards PE specialists or classroom teachers who teach their own PE. They promote the Paralympic sport of Goalball and emphasize physical literacy for all students.

October Newsletter
HASS Flash Mob
HASS flash mob

Students from Highlands School helped EAS develop this year's Healthy Active School Symposia (HASS) flash mob. We filmed both Highlands students and Afton School students performing the flashmob. They did a great job! Thank you to students and staff at Highlands and Afton School!

Students participating in HASS will learn the dance and then perform it at their HASS event.    

Healthy School Communities Award
Do you know an individual, school, community or school district that has contributed to a healthier school community? 

Give them the recognition they deserve and nominate them for the 2014 Healthy School Communities Award!

Deadline is October 31, 2014. Apply here.
Shaping the Future 
At the 6th annual Shaping the Future conference, our goal is to inspire, connect and celebrate healthy school communities. 

We are excited to announce our keynote speakers, Shay Esposito, Dr. Amanda Stanec, Dr. Marvin Washington and Joyce Sunada! Read their biographies on our website.

We have extended the deadlines for speaker applications to October 14, and research poster presentations and exhibitor applications to December 15. Apply now!
After School Hours Fall Webinars

Ever Active Schools and our provincial After School Partners are excited to introduce the After School Hours Fall Webinar Series. 

Topics include:

Partnering with Schools: Navigating school community relationships - October 28, 2014

Facilitated by Felicia Ochs and Kerry Woodland

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Are You Making a Difference? Understanding the Value of Evaluation - November 26, 2014

Facilitated by Brenda Herchmer

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*The webinars are free of charge. Register now!

AMA Youth Run Club Launch

The Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Youth Run Club kicked off the 2014-15 school year with a launch in Edmonton, on October 1, and Calgary, on October 2. 

Dr. Johnston, AMA President, and John Stanton, Running Room Founder and CEO, spoke at both events. McKernan and Panorama Hills students took part in a 1 km fun run, and all participants received a finisher's medal!

Take a look at some of the photos we posted on Facebook, and find out more about starting an AMA Youth Run Club at your school! 

Kainai Greenhouse Launch
On Friday, September 19th, 2014, Ever Active Schools helped Kainai High School launch their new greenhouse with the entire community. Learn more about the Learning from the Ground Project.
Thank you for your continued dedication to the health and wellness of our children and youth.


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