Archive for category: Pilot Schools

Physical Education & Health Summer Conference

Register now for the 2013 Summer Physical Education and Health Conference is sponsored by the Alabama Sports Festival Foundation and will take place July 29-31, 2013 at the Alabama 4-H Youth Development Center in Columbia, AL. Registration deadline is July 15, 2013. 

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Local elementary students in program designed to reduce obesity

Categories:News, Pilot Schools

Hokes Bluff Elementary School is participating in a pilot program called “Wee Can Fight Obesity.” The program is administered by the Alabama Sports Festival Foundation in conjunction with the State Department of Education, Alabama State University and the Governor’s Commission on Physical Fitness.

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Wee Fit plan sweeps BMES

Categories:News, Pilot Schools

BAY MINETTE — How do you get kids to run an obstacle course in the pouring rain — willingly — without having your teaching methods questioned? Jamie McGowin, a physical education teacher at Bay Minette Elementary School, said it’s easier than you might think.

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Fabianke promotes fitness in Red Bay

Categories:Governor's Commission on Physical Fitness, News, Pilot Schools

At Monday’s meeting of the Red Bay City Council, Red Bay resident Rosalyn Fabianke gave an update on the progress made by the Alabama Governor’s Commission on Physical Fitness and Sports, which is a commission she was appointed to last year to serve as the representative of the Fourth Congressional District. Fabianke reminded the council […]

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Ala. schools to be part of effort to fight obesity

Categories:News, Pilot Schools

Associated Press – June 8, 2010 3:54 PM ET  MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Six Alabama elementary schools will participate in a program this fall designed to test a way to fight obesity in children.

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Wee Can Fight Obesity at Spring Garden

A local elementary school is taking part in the “Wee Can Fight Obesity Program.” It’s a pilot program in elementary schools involving the Alabama Sports Festival Foundation, Alabama State University, and the Governor’s Commission on Physical Fitness.  Spring Garden Elementary is one of six schools participating in the program.

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Baldwin Back to School: Delta Elementary School to take part in anti-obesity program

Categories:News, Pilot Schools

The Wee Can Fight Obesity Partnership has created and developed a new physical education pilot program that will be administered during in the fall in six Alabama elementary schools — including Delta Elementary.

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Huxford Elementary

Categories:Pilot Schools, Testimonials

We just wanted to thank you again for allowing Huxford Elementary School the opportunity to participate in the “Wee Fit” Program. Our students, parents and faculty all enjoyed the Wii equipment. When we first received the Wll equipment, we had parents and faculty members asking to try it out. This encouraged our students and made it a special […]

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Bay Minette Elementary

Categories:Pilot Schools, Testimonials

The “Wee Can Fight Obesity” program was a big success at Bay Minette Elementary School. It is an amazing program, and the students enjoyed it . The students had fun while they exercised. The program is designed to get the students moving and it works. It was impressive to watch the students participate in the activity, and especially those […]

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