Wellness Tip: Spring Has Sprung

Ghost shoesAlthough the weather is not predictable, Spring still has sprung! Celebrate the warmer season by finding new and creative ways to get active outdoors when the weather permits. Be sure to engage in activities you enjoy so you will be more likely to incorporate it into your daily routine. Try these 10 Tips: Physical Activity at Home, Work, and Play and/or Tips for increasing your physical activity. For more healthful tips, check out wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us.

A Walking Success

Walk to School DayA big kudos to schools who participated in the 2017 National Walk to School Day during this month. Beaver Dam, Ashley, Bill Hefner, Lucile Souders, Cumberland Road, Stoney Point, Alderman Road, and Lillian Black Elementary schools walked on their school campus. Cliffdale, Vanstory, C. Wayne Collier, Alma Eason, Walker-Spivey Elementary schools took it a step further by inviting parents, community members, and city councils. Continue reading

Glow Run in Fayetteville

Glow Fest 5K Fun RunLooking for a fun family activity? Come support the Fayetteville-Cumberland Youth Council (FCYC) on Saturday, September 16th for their second annual Glow Fest: Run/Walk/Skip. Enjoy music, dancing and complete a 5K through the streets of downtown Fayetteville. For registration and more detailed information, click here.

Walk to School Celebration – Join Now!

Looking for an event to spark a healthy, active new school year. Look no further! Register today to join the Walk to School Celebration taking place October 4th. Let’s get your students, staff, and community stepping to a healthier beat. To learn more about Walk to School Day visit the link below or contact Angela Hurley, Healthy Eating and Active Living Liaison at (910) 678-2419.

Walk Bike to School

http://www.walkbiketoschool.org/

 

Move Staff Move

 An image of someone running and lifting weights

After spending an awesome day getting our students engaged in learning, it can sometimes leave you exhausted.  Now it’s time for a meeting after school and you’re wondering where are you going to get the energy to make it through another hour.  Look no further!! Boost your energy by beginning your meetings with some moving.  Take advantage of the Staff Fitness Break cards.  Lead a 5-minute warm-up or post them around the room to get your staff going.  Just a few minutes of moving can make a world of a difference.    Click the link below to assess Staff Task cards for your next meeting.