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Recharge your Inner Battery: eat well, sleep, and exercise over the break

December 15, 2017


stomp cannon


We are just at the end of a stomp cannon's shot, contact us! 

Derek Severson has created several fun lesson plan ideas utilizing stomp cannons.

dairy council



  • Got $25? Apply for more Council Cash in January!
  • Making a safer classroom for students’ gender identities
  • Watching college bowl games?  Consider these PE Learning Outcomes for sportsmanship:

- Apply rules and etiquette as an official for physical activities and games. PE4.2.8

- Demonstrate importance of social interaction by avoiding trash talk and playing in the spirit of activities and games. PE5.3.7

Professional Learning

A quick shout out the all the educators who attended OSPI's Health/PE Professional Learning experiences in Yakima, Moses Lake and Spokane last week. Fun time learning with dedicated health and physical educators.    (photo: D. Severson in Yakima ESD 105)

Upcoming Professional Learning:

- FLASH, Monday Jan. 8, Burien

- FLASH, Tuesday Jan. 9, Yakima

- FLASH, Wednesday Jan. 10, Vancouver

- FLASH, Friday Jan. 12, Wenatchee

- FLASH, Tuesday Jan. 30, Tacoma

- West's Best PE Workshop, Sat. Feb.3, Seattle

- Health Educator conference, Sat. Apr. 28, Ellensburg

(clock hours available for all events)

bike trailer

Need Bikes?  Apply for grant funding through Safe Routes to School to cover:

- bikes, trailer, helmets

- middle school curriculum + teacher training

Small districts can team-up and share grant funding.  Application will be posted in January, contact Lisa Rakoz for more details.

children's fund

Infant and Early Childhood Trauma forum

Register for a training on early childhood trauma and how best to support children's recovery.

Tuesday Feb. 6, Seattle  ($35 fee)

grants galore

Kelly Cares Foundation: Health, Education or Community Grants  Deadline: December 31, 2017    

Walmart Foundation: Community Grants  Deadline: December 31, 2017  

No Child Left Inside Grants to fund Outdoor Recreation   Deadline: January 17, 2018

Caplan Foundation Grants For Early Childhood: Deadline: January 31, 2018     

Clif Bar Small Grants Family Foundation:   Deadline: February 1, 2018