Teaching That Engages The BODY, BRAIN & BEING

2017 Healthy Schools Summit gets GROOVY! In March, the South East Education Cooperative’s Healthy Schools Program combined efforts with PartnerSHIP 4 Health, N.D. Department of Health and Dakota Medical Foundation to do something a bit different for this year’s Healthy Schools Summit. With intel from colleagues in the field, a decision was made to bring…
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Getting Hearts Pumping With Healthy Schools Pilot Program

A new and exciting Healthy Schools Pilot Program is getting students hearts pumping! The South East Education Cooperative’s Healthy Schools Program is focusing on increasing the opportunities students have to be physically active while at school and improving the school nutrition environment.  This program was developed to reduce overweight and obesity in children, and also…
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Potlucks. Parties. Holidays. OH MY!

How do we keep our family healthy, active and able to fight off those holiday pounds and bouts of laziness? by Keely Ihry, SEEC Healthy Schools Program Coordinator Work potlucks. Family get-togethers. Holiday parties. Church programs. Cookies. Classroom or daycare celebrations. Band concerts. Community events. Food. More food. The holiday season is a favorite time of…
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Youth Get A Monthly Dose Of Nutrition Education

Wahpeton’s Youth Club, one of the SEEC’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers*, is putting a focus on teaching the students attending its afterschool program about nutrition. The Club’s coordinator Jamie Neppl explained how they are providing great information on nutrition while still keeping it fun for the kids, “We have one day a month focused…
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Healthy Schools | March Is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month! The SEEC’s Healthy Schools Program follows the Coordinated School Health model, a systematic approach that links families, communities and schools with a health focused lifestyle. Eight interactive components work together to promote lifelong positive health of youth, to limit social risk behaviors, and to increase and maintain academic success and healthy…
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5 Reasons To Attend The 5th Annual Healthy Schools Summit

Going into its fifth year, the Healthy Schools Summit is ready to dive into the world of healthy schools on April 24 at the Ramada in Fargo. You may be thinking, what is this Summit all about OR you might be questioning who is speaking at an event like this. All the answers are right here,…
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Milnor Schools Receives Healthier US School Award

by Lorraine Jacobson, The Sargent County Teller Milnor Public School received the national distinction of a Healthier US School, Gold Level through the USDA, on Friday, January 10, 2014. Award presentations were done by Kristen Baesler, N.D. State Superintendent of Schools, accompanied by Kay Knudson, administrator of the Child Nutrition Education Program, and Deb Egeland,…
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