55 Schools Awarded Prizes for Active Schools Efforts

Fifty-five schools from across the country are being celebrated for their progress in creating an Active School environment and have been selected to receive physical education/physical activity equipment, materials and training to help applaud and support their efforts.

A school must have made improvements in at least one area of its Let’s Move! Active Schools Action Plan and note this success by marking the item complete to have been eligible to win. Then, all eligible schools were entered into a drawing and randomly selected.

Thanks to the generosity of the Let’s Move! Active Schools partners, schools that are committed to making active and healthy changes can be recognized and rewarded them with additional physical education and physical activity resources to help continue their great work.

Schools are encouraged to update their Let’s Move! Active Schools Assessment and Action Plan by August 31 to eligible for more progress incentives to be distributed in September – a great way to jumpstart the new year!

During the first (September 1- November 30, 2015) and second (December 1, 2015 – February 29, 2016) rounds of the program, 45 and 38 schools respectively scored a Let’s Move! Active Schools progress incentive.

Of the 576 schools that marked an Action Plan item complete from March 1 – May 31, 2016, the following 55 schools were recently awarded a progress incentive:

Adventure to Fitness

E-gift card for one Adventure to Fitness Annual School Streaming Subscription Plan and 1 Basic Outcomes Tracking Feature for use in all classrooms

  • Clayton Elementary School (Cherokee Co School District, GA)
  • East Hardin Elementary School (Hardin Co School District, TN)


Focused Fitness

WELNET Single School Solution (SSS) that includes all SSS modules

  • Pangborn Blvd Elementary School (Washington Co School District, MD)

Brain and Body Boosts Subscription for one year

  • Concrete Elementary School (Concrete School District 11, WA)
  • Riverbend Elementary School (Hall Co School District, GA)




GenMove Equipment + Activity Guide Pack  + GenMove Program Activity Guides

  • Marshall Elementary School (Marshall School District, WI)
  • Panther Creek Elementary School (Nicholas Co School District, WV)
  • Wiley Ford Primary School (Mineral Co School District, WV)
  • Winterquist Elementary School (Esko Ind School District 99, MN)



The Keeper™ Steel Goal with Net

  • Alamosa Elementary School-3-5 Campus (Alamosa School District RE-11J, CO)

Rainbow® MagnePro™ Flag Belt System

  • Fairfield Center School (Franklin Central SU 23, VT)

ACTION!™ Fire ‘N Frost™

  • Idea Academy-Weslaco (Idea Public Schools, TX)

Rainbow® AirMaster™ Plastic Discs

  • Cesar Chavez Prep Middle School (Washington, DC)

Rainbow® Performer™ Size 7 Rubber Basketballs

  • Afya Public Charter Middle School 337 (Baltimore City Public School District, MD)

Rainbow® Performer™ Size 5 Rubber Soccer Balls

  • Sardis Enrichment School (Hall Co School District, GA)



Polar HR H7 Sensor 10 Kit (M – XXL), includes: 10 sensors, 10 soft straps, number stickers, 1 sensor folder, 1 washing pouch and one battery kit AND 1-year license Polargofit.com web service

  • Castleberry High School (Castleberry Independent School District, TX)
  • Frederick Adventist School (Frederick, MD)
  • Sheridan Hills Christian School (Hollywood, FL)


S&S Worldwide

S&S Worldwide $100 e-gift card

  • Arthur Elementary School (Cedar Rapids Community School District, IA)
  • Attica Elementary School (Attica Consolidated School Corporation, IN)
  • Boulevard Elementary School (Kokomo School Corporation, IN)
  • Bunker Hill Elementary School (Berkeley Co School District, WV)
  • C Grant Grimshaw School (La Fayette Central School District, NY)
  • Clearview Elementary School (St Cloud Independent School District 742, MN)
  • Endeavor Elementary School (Portage Community School District, WI)
  • Glenwood Landing Elementary School (North Shore Central School District, NY)
  • Harrisburg North Middle School (Harrisburg School District 41-2, SD)
  • Holiday Park Elementary School (Cartwright School District 83, AZ)
  • Howard E Thirkill Elementary School (Soda Springs Joint School District 150, ID)
  • Hyannis West Elementary School (Barnstable Public School District, MA)
  • Idea College Prep-Carver (Idea Public Schools, TX)
  • Irving Elementary School (Dubuque Community School District, IA)
  • John F Kennedy Elementary School (Boston Public School District, MA)
  • Keheley Elementary School (Cobb Co School District, GA)
  • Lee-Hamilton Elementary School (Ferguson-Florissant School District R2, MO)
  • Matthew Arthur Elementary School (Houston County Schools, GA)
  • McBain Rural Agricultural School (McBain Rural Agricultural School District, MI)
  • Ocoee High School (Orange Co Public School District, FL)
  • PS 198 Brooklyn (New York City Department of Education, NY)
  • PS 7 Louis Simeone (New York City Department of Education, NY)
  • Riverchase Elementary School (Hoover City School District, AL)
  • Riverview Elementary School (South Beloit Community School District 320, IL)
  • Rogers Middle School (Affton School District 101, MO)
  • Schulte Elementary School (Racine Unified School District, WI)
  • Spring Grove Area High School (Spring Grove Area School District, PA)
  • Springville Secondary School (Springville Community School District, IA)
  • St Margaret Mary School (Archdiocese of Omaha Education Office, NE)
  • St Patrick School (Diocese of Harrisburg Ed Office, PA)
  • Strain-Japan Elementary School (Strain-Japan R16 School District, MO)
  • Winter School (Winter School District, WI)


UNICEF Kid Power

The Kid Power package includes: online materials for setting up and implementing the program, online curriculum (lessons, media and support materials), 30 Kid Power Bands, and one tablet for the teacher

  • Meadow Park Elementary School (Palm Beach Co School District, FL)
  • New American Academy Charter School (New York City Department of Education, NY)
  • Price Elementary School (South San Antonio Independent School District, TX)
  • Sawyer Elementary School (Chicago Public School District 299, IL)
  • Twinhill Elementary School (Alvord Unified School District, CA)

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