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Montague Elementary School

Montague Township School has undergone many changes throughout the past several years. Prior to the start of the 2015-2016 school year, Montague Township School was solely k-6 with students attending 7th and 8th grade in New York. In September 2015, Montague expanded their academic programs to include grade 7. In September 2016, they went on […]

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Mount Arlington Public School

Mount Arlington Public School has been working hard this past year on a two phase program. Phase I of their program is a bicycle and Pedal-A-Watt system utilized in their physical education classes to generate electricity. The electricity produced is used to charge large batteries that then power the sound system which supplies their PE […]

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Anthony Wayne Middle School

Anthony Wayne’s Clear Water Initiative began with the goal of installing two water fountain bottle filling filtration systems. Staff members and students kicked off their school year by participating in a school wide survey to assess drinking habits and beverage preferences. Results from the survey provided the School Health Team with baseline data that will […]

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Hamburg Elementary School – A Parent’s as Champions Success Story

This past March ten parents representing seven Sussex and Warren County schools participated in a two day “Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN) – Parents as Champions for Healthy Schools” workshop hosted by The Center’s School Health Specialists, Pamela Pastorino and Ashley LeBelle. After this training the parent participants were given the opportunity to apply for […]

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Technology Overload?

Pamela Pastorino, MPH Ashley LeBelle Social media is a huge facet of today’s youth culture. From expressing their love of photography via Instagram to producing and promoting their latest singles on YouTube; teenagers usage of social media has far surpassed any generation. In fact, studies reveal that teens spend 300% more time in front of […]

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Union City High School

“Success means different things to different individuals. For some, success equates to dollars and cents, while others measure success in terms of endurance; the measurable amount of effort displaced on one’s journey to an unknown destination. Even if the person has not yet reached the finish line, his or her ability to look back on […]

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Louise A. Spencer

Louise A. Spencer School serves inner city families in Newark, New Jersey. Attendance rates at Louise A. Spencer are the lowest of any school in Newark. Over time, parents and community members have become disenfranchised with the educational system. In an attempt to build the bridge between families and the school community, Louis A. Spencer […]

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Grover Cleveland Middle School

“Healthy Us…Healthy You” is the initiative Grover Cleveland Middle School completed throughout the 2015-2016 school year. The overall project focused on improving healthy lifestyles and fitness within faculty and staff. “Healthy US…Healthy You” influenced and encouraged students to participate in fitness activities and make healthy life choices. Approximately 640 students and 60 faculty members were […]

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