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2014 GO THE DISTANCE DAY

Live Healthy Iowa Kids’ Go The Distance Day is quickly approaching!  On Friday, May 2, schools across Iowa are encouraged to celebrate healthy and...

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A COMMUNITY EFFORT

Getting your entire community on board with a wellness initiative can be difficult at times; one county in particular found a way to overcome that obstacle. Washington County’s wellness coalition has been in existence for a few ...

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JOHN WALLING – YOUTH HEALTH ADVOCATE

Advocate (n.) a person who works (argues) for a cause or group In my line of work I have met many great P.E. teachers; but there will always be one that sticks out, John Walling. John is a middle school P.E. teacher at...

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SCHOOLS AS THE COMMUNITY CENTERPIECE

It is no surprise that schools are the centerpieces for most of our communities in Iowa. Our youth spend at least 7-8 hours a day at school and that is not even including before/after school programs, student organizations or athl...

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A SCHOOL GOING THE EXTRA MILE, LITERALLY

Are you (or your child’s school) looking for a way to help combat childhood obesity? If so, this month’s article has been written just for you; if not, you might be inspired to help! A youngster from Adair-Casey Elementary ...

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IT’S NOT JUST SCHOOL LUNCH, IT’S BIGGER THAN THAT

If you haven’t heard about school meals the last year and half; I might think that you have been living under a rock! There has been much discussion over meals that are served at schools for our youth; so let’s clear up som...

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1ST REPORTING PERIOD INCENTIVE WINNERS

Live Healthy Iowa Kids has three reporting periods throughout the 10 Week Wellness Challenge. After each reporting period, teams who are actively participating in the 10 Week Wellness Challenge are randomly selected to receive inc...

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JESUP CSD SETTING EXAMPLES FOR IOWA SCHOOLS

Jesup Students Participate in Live Healthy Iowa Kids Challenge

Jesup students grades Kindergarten through 12th are participating in Live Healthy Iowa Kids, January 28th throu...

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BUILDING A CULTURE OF WELLNESS AT SCHOOL IN 2013

Contact: Lisa Weber, coordinator, Live Healthy Iowa, lisa@livehealthyiowa.org (319-464-5650 or 888-777-8881x116) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Building a Culture of Wellness at ...

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FUN FARMING FACTS – PRESENTED BY IOWA FOOD & FAMILY PROJECT

Food for Thought & Good Living!

The Iowa Food & Family Project is proud to power the Iowa Games and support Live Healthy Iowa! Join us for conversations about farming and meet the committed peop...

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LIVE HEALTHY IOWA KIDS/GOVERNOR’S CHALLENGE REACHES 20,083 REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS

AMES, Iowa – Jan. 11, 2012 – The 2012 Live Healthy Iowa Kids/Governor’s Challenge has 20,083 participants registered on 801 teams. These numbers have substantially surpassed previous year’s participant numbers by nearly...

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LIVE HEALTHY IOWA KIDS ANNOUNCES PRIZE WINNERS

AMES, Iowa – Oct.13, 2011 - Live Healthy Iowa Kids’ Fall Fitness Day awarded cash prizes to seven Iowa schools to go toward their physical education programs for their participation in the event. Fall Fitness Day had 56,466...

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