Distinguished Award for Work on Healthy Schools Goes to MSD Pike Superintendent Young

Jump IN for Healthy Kids is delighted to announce Dr. Larry Young, Superintendent of the Metropolitan School District of Pike Township (MSD Pike), as winner of the prestigious Governor & Cheri Daniels award at this year’s Indiana School Health Network Conference (ISHN). Created in 2012 to recognize Governor and Cheri Daniels’ leadership and contributions to…

Dr. Young receives the Governor and Cheri Daniels Award at the 2022 SHN Conference

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It’s Every Kid Healthy Week!

Schools around the country make this week all about kids’ health Launched by Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK) in 2013, Every Kid Healthy Week is an annual observance on the calendar of National Health Observances that celebrates school wellness achievements. Observed the last week of April each year, this special week shines a spotlight on…

Every Kid Healthy Week designated days of the week image

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With Jump IN’s Support, IPS Wins Accolades

We are delighted to share IPS’s announcement The wellness policy at Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) recently received one of the highest scores given by the Indiana Department of Health (IDOH). The policy, which guides the district in establishing a healthy environment that promotes student health, wellbeing and learning ability, was awarded 170 out of 200…

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Learning Gardens at School and Big Green at Home

This week we are thrilled to welcome our guest blogger, Laura Henderson of Big Green. Big Green is a partner of Jump IN’s and does wonderful work creating learning gardens and gardening education and resources with schools. Laura shares information about Big Green as well as loads of resources and activities you can do and…

Students harvest the fruits of their labor at their school

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Part 2: School Wellness When Home is School

How to use school wellness best practices to make your e-learning experience a healthy one Last week we shared about our school wellness work, which Jump IN has implemented in 49 schools over the last two school-years, impacted tens out thousands of central Indiana kids. This week we’re going to look at taking the lessons…

Girl drinking water

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