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Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Feeling a little drained after Shaping the Future? Joyce Sunada has some bright words of wisdom to help you transition and stay motivated!
Friday, November 21, 2014
I was told in advance that the Red Deer Healthy Active School Symposium was a BIG one but I don’t think that anything could have prepared me for the magnitude of the day!
Friday, November 7, 2014
Last week I attended my second HASS event with Ever Active Schools. This time around I was incredibly struck by the quality of student leaders at the event.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
My experience at the National PE Institute is one I will never forget. I truly had no idea what I was getting myself into as I boarded the plane to Charlotte.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
After a couple weeks of getting settled in and learning about the organization, I had the opportunity to get out of the office, travel to Edson with the team and take part in my first Healthy Active Schools Symposium (HASS).
Monday, June 23, 2014
Sunday, June 1st was a bright and sunny morning. Staff from Ever Active Schools, Edmonton Catholic School Division, Cops for Cancer and the 109st Running Room were awaiting the arrival of over 130 children for the 21st Annual Active Kids' Triathlon.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Ever Active Schools recommends and encourages schools to use the Joint Consortium for School Health (JCSH) Healthy School Planner as an assessment tool. It works off the acronym EVOLVE
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
With the snow gone, and warm weather upon us, the summer is a great time for kids to get outside and be active.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
With summer break coming up, be sure to take some time to relax, do the things you love, and spend time with friends and family.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
My name is Jane Schlosser and I am a U of A Masters of Public Health student specializing in Health Promotion. I am working with Ever Active Schools (EAS) for a practicum placement over the summer. On this blog you’ll find stories from my time with EAS.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Apples might keep the doctor away but healthy eating options and the importance of physical activity brought students and teachers together from across Parkland County on Jan. 8.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
This year the Alberta Health and Physical Education Council (HPEC) and Ever Active Schools honoured two HPEC members who have shown exemplary efforts in promoting and modelling Comprehensive School Health priorities.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
My experience from the Healthy Active School Symposium conference was fantastic and spectacular.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
In the end the true, singular idea that emerged was to create a beginning. Ever Active Schools (EAS) Kim Hlewka kick started the day with the message of creating a ripple effect.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
The day started off with a teaching of a simple “flash mob” energizer dance. The dance is a medium paced, easy to learn line dance, with simple steps comprised from such dance moves as the “funky knees,” “grapevines” and “fist pumps."
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
The concept of community is fluid. Though at times we often impose narrow constraints of geography where we live, work, play and go to school.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
The Morinville Cultural Centre was filling up with clusters of school aged children emerging from the morning fog that had fallen over the town earlier.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
The Fort McMurray HASS on October 22 was a fun-filled day of mystery, learning and sharing.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
The High Level Healthy Active School Symposium took place on Thursday, October 3, at the High Level Evangelical Church.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Nineteen schools were represented at the 6th annual Healthy Active School Symposium (HASS) in Medicine Hat on Thursday, October 10.
Friday, October 4, 2013
On September 23, 16 school communities from the Calgary area attended the first Healthy Active School Symposia of the 2013-14 school year.
Birthday’s are awesome – a special time to celebrate the day we are born!
The statistics of physical activity in our province are alarming to say the least. Studies have shown that 94% of Albertans are aware than physical activity will keep them healthy, yet only a mere 15% of our adult population are being active enough.
Easter is a time for relaxing, spending time with the family and Easter Egg Hunts! This year, why not include a physical activity and take advantage of the opportunity to get family and friends moving!
Ah January. The month of resolutions and goal setting, of planning, reflecting and preparing. It holds so much promise and if you’re realistic can be an incredibly exciting time as you decide where you want to be by this time next year.
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