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Fuel Up to Play 60 is making a positive mark on students and schools across the country. Fuel Up to Play 60 provides tools and resources that help students interact creatively with the program while adopting healthy eating habits and getting at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day.

Through it all, Fuel Up to Play 60 is collecting inspirational stories from participating students and schools to share and inspire. Read through recent success stories below.

  • Farm-To-School Event and Food Drive Give Greenwood Elementary Local Perspective

    With June Dairy Month just around the corner, Fuel Up to Play 60 wanted to highlight one outstanding school that took extra steps to educate students on the importance of knowing where their dairy comes from, as well as the value in giving back to the community. Greenwood Elementary School in Lees Summit, Mo. had

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  • Student Ambassador Draft Winners Announced!

    We’re so excited to announce the winners of the Student Ambassador Draft! A big congratulations to Reeds Spring Middle School of Reeds Spring, Mo., on being selected as the winning school for the Student Ambassador Draft! They were selected out of a pool of schools that had five or more Student Ambassador applications. They’ve won

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  • First Lady Michelle Obama Launches Let’s Move! Active Schools Initiative

    First Lady Michelle Obama was in Chicago Feb. 28 to launch Let’s Move! Active Schools, a new initiative aimed at encouraging kids to lead healthy lives by eating nutritious foods and getting active. Let’s Move! Active Schools empowers educators to step up as school leaders to make healthy changes in their schools that make physical

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  • Healthy Students are Better Students: New Report Illustrates “The Wellness Impact” of Good Nutrition and Physical Activity on Improving Academic Achievement

    We all know proper nutrition and physical activity leads to a healthy body, but did you know it can lead to a healthy mind too? March is National Nutrition Month, so it’s the perfect time to focus on the impact improved nutrition and physical activity have on students’ academic performance. Unhealthy food choices and not

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  • Super Bowl Breakfast Challenge Winners Announced!

    A big congratulations to Hartnett Middle School of Blackstone, Mass. and Whitehall Ealy Elementary School of Whitehall, Mich. in being selected as the winners of the Fuel Up to Play 60 Super Bowl Breakfast Challenge! They’ve won a VIP trip to Super Bowl XLVII and a $1,000 grant to turn their awesome ideas on how

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