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Start School Strong with these Resources and Learning Opportunities

September 4, 2019

Iron Cap ridge

We are here for you, through the highs and lows- contact us! 

The Necklace Valley Traverse is a strenuous backpacking loop up and down the West and East Foss Rivers.  (Ken in July)



CDC release : Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with Using E-Cigarette Products

Coaching Boys into Men: great training for coaches and Social-Emotional Learning

Kids in the Game's free school based running program- get AMPED!

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Physical/Health Education Newsletter Archive:

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ShapeWA Conference is quickly approaching, join us for learning and laughter this fall in Des Moines!

Calling all Health and Physical Educators, please attend the annual ShapeWA conference  this October 11-12, 2019.

- Adapted Physical Education workshop on October 10th.

Congrats to Lisa Summers, ESD 113's finalist for Washington state Teacher of the Year.

Lisa is a dynamic Physical Educator from Black Hills HS in Tumwater SD.  Winner will be announced Sept 9th in Seattle.  See Lisa in action in OSPI's video.

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Need Nutrition Curriculum?  Consider FoodMania

UW is offering some free licenses to elementary and middle school educators to use FoodMania in their 4-5, 6-8 grades and align the curriculum to health standards and learning outcomes.  For more information, click here or email Dr. Marilyn Cohen.


Got LifeSkills Training?

OSPI is offering grants for the Life Skills training (LST) and curriculum for middle schools.  LST supports students to:

-Cope with stress and anxiety

-Build positive relationships

-Communicate effectively

Click here for more information.