Ever Active Schools 
March 2015 
Connecting Comprehensive School Health & the Arts
On March 25th, we're bringing together key stakeholders within the arts community, as well as art teachers. We will discuss and strategize ways to embed the arts through a comprehensive school health framework to support and create healthy school communities. Find out more and register.
Hosting Healthy Sporting Events: Toolkit Webinar

Watch the video to learn about and tour our new, interactive toolkit designed to help you makeover the unhealthy food provided at sporting events in your community! Please contact Katelynn if you have any questions.
Complete our survey for a chance to win $200 worth of resources!

Have you seen our new magazine? Take a look and complete the short survey for a chance to win $200 worth of resources for your healthy school community! Look forward to our spring issue, which will arrive at Alberta schools around April 28, 2015! If you don't receive the magazine and would like to, please contact Megan.

 

Survey deadline extended to April 1, 2015! Take the survey.

Discover how the AMA Youth Run Club Aligns with Comprehensive School Health
Curious about how the AMA Youth Run Club aligns with comprehensive school health (CSH)? Click here to find out!

As it gets warmer outside, think about starting a spring AMA Youth Run Club in your school. Register here to get some great free resources and swag!
Attend PHE Canada - HPEC National Conference
The national conference on April 30 - May 2 in Banff, Alberta, provides an opportunity for delegates to network with colleagues and increase their knowledge and skills to foster healthy active living for children and youth in the school community. Note that registration increases by $50 on March 31, so register soon!  Find out more.
Lesson Plan Builder for Physical Activity

Build your own physical literacy program with Active for Life's Lesson Plan Builder. Choose an age group, the skills you want to develop, and the activities you want to use and Active for Life will give you a PDF you can take right into the classroom, gym, or playground. These activities, which include demonstrations, are child-focused and fun, guaranteed to get children laughing while they develop important fundamental movement skills. 

Unplug and Play Week

Join ParticipACTION from March 23-29th, 2015, for Unplug and Play Week! The average Canadian child watches up to eight hours of screens every day. Meanwhile, 92% of kids would rather play with their friends than watch TV. 

 

Click to access materials that support the Unplug and Play initiative in French and English!

Raising Our Healthy Kids - Videos

Check out these 25 videos on everything from food packaging to meal planning. Visit the channel.

Win a Smoothie Kit for Your Classroom
Are you looking for a creative way to teach your students about healthy eating? If you are using an Alberta Milk nutrition education program this year, enter to win a smoothie kit! Six winners from each grade category (K-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12) will be randomly drawn from eligible applicants. 

Each smoothie kit includes: 
  • One blender
  • One set of measuring cups and spoons
  • One set of smoothie and activity booklets featuring three recipes for your grade category
  • One $50 grocery store gift card.
Find out more. Apply by April 30th.