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Are our Students

Active Enough?

October 23, 2019


hoover wilderness


We are on the trail to excellent education with you, contact us! 

The Hoover Wilderness borders the north border of Yosemite National Park, day 2 of a 3-day backpacking loop around California's Matterhorn. (photo C. Hlavanka)


Vaping Resources on new ESD 112 website

Webinar: Vapes, JUULs, Buds, and Shots: Prevention Interventions with Youth

Darebee workout cards, great for stations

Download SOPHE's new fact sheets on the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model.



LifeSkills Training (LST) Substance Abuse Prevention Grant, due 11/21

Healthy Kids-Healthy Schools Grants, due 11/7

Physical & Health Education Newsletter Archive:

State of Play

STATE of PLAY report indicates  only 19% of youth in King County meet CDC's 60 minutes of Physical Activity.

Download the full report,  a snapshot of physical activity and youth sports in Washington state.

Got bikes?  We do, for your district.

Safe Routes to School grant program funds bikes, trailer, middle school curriculum, and more.  And, aligned to Physical Education standards.  Apply by Halloween!!


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Congrats to Reid Sundblad, Regional Teacher of the Year for 2020

Reid is an outstanding  Physical Educator at Chinook Middle School, Highline SD in PSESD 121.  This year, two Physical Educators (Reid and Lisa Summers) were finalists for TOY in Washington state.

Dr Zavala

DOH and OSPI team-up to pilot You Can, Marijuana Can’t.

Looking for educators to:

-Join a conference call in January 2020 to review materials

-Use the lesson plan(s) and/or You Can videos, blogs, or activities in your classroom this school year

-Respond to short email surveys (2-3 questions) about your experience using materials about once a month or every other month

-Attend an in-person workshop in spring 2020 to share feedback and finalize lesson plans

Contact Mary Daniel for more information on the YOU CAN box and program!