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News Archive for April 2009
published: Apr 9, 2009 12:00:00 AM updated: Aug 20, 2010 11:06:08 AM
Congratulations to SR2S Action Plans Project Mini-Grant Recipients
The Michigan Fitness Foundation is pleased to announce that 30 schools will each receive mini-grants to enable and encourage their students to safely walk or bicycle to school. The grants are part of the Foundation’s Safe Routes to School Action Plans Project, part of the broader Safe Routes to School (SR2S) movement to make nonmotorized travel to and from school a safer and more appealing option for students. The grant recipients are:
Hillside Learning & Behavior Center-West (Allegan); Dailey Elementary School and Tucker Elementary School (Beecher); Hornung Elementary School (Brighton); Carrollton Elementary/Middle School (Carrollton); Carter Middle School (Clio); Maples Elementary School (Dearborn); Bennett Elementary School, Burns Elementary School, Clara W. Rutherford Academy, Glazer Elementary School, and Pulaski Elementary School (Detroit); Creekside Intermediate School and Mill Creek Middle School (Dexter); Douglas Elementary School (Douglas); Wacousta Elementary School (Eagle); Beechview Elementary School and East Middle School (Farmington Hills); Harbor Springs Middle School and Shay Elementary School (Harbor Springs); North Central Elementary School (Hermansville); Hillman Elementary School (Hillman); Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School (Muskegon Heights); Otsego Middle School and Dix Street Elementary School (Otsego); Country Elementary School (Pinckney); Loomis Math, Science & Technology Academy and Stone Elementary School (Saginaw); Saugatuck Middle School (Saugatuck); Thomas Read Elementary School (Shelby).
published: Apr 8, 2009 12:00:00 AM updated: Aug 20, 2010 11:07:43 AM
Good Morning America recently featured an interesting segment on how physical activity in school can increase student achievement.
published: Apr 1, 2009 12:00:00 AM updated: Oct 18, 2010 2:28:57 PM
An article about Ellen Grace Loftis Elementary School's (Muskegon Heights) SR2S program appeared in the April 1 issue of the Muskegon Chronicle.