Facility Repairs & Improvements The Long and the Short of It

Quality learning environments have been found to exert a positive influence on students’ educational performance. Research indicates that it is not important if the school building is old or new, but that it provides a comfortable, well-lit, healthy learning environment. So, it is important to take care of existing buildings and make sure the learning environment is optimized.

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CHANGES IN FALL SPORTS: WHAT TO EXPECT AS A FAN

The start of the school season brings the start of the fall and winter sports. Many of us equate fall sports, especially, with one word: football. While this is a natural and correct assumption, there are other fall and winters sports that people are just as excited about like: soccer, volleyball, wrestling and, of course, basketball. You can find fans split between all sports in upcoming months – cheering and lamenting on the sidelines for their teams and players. While fans are enjoying the games, they may notice some changes in the way high school games are played this season:

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Physical Inactivity in America A Quiet, National Killer

One of the biggest keys to my success in life has been physical activity — on a daily basis. I attribute my success in life to a P.E. teacher and his class back in my hometown of Wrightsville, Georgia. Back then, P.E. was a life changer for me and it can be for children today. Sadly, physical inactivity is one of the biggest issues negatively affecting life in the U.S. right now. And, one of the big age groups which physical inactivity is impacting is children who are aged six to 17. 

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What's for Lunch?

Since 1946, the USDA Child Nutrition Programs has maintained a mission of providing healthy school meals to children all across America in grades K12. Today, this federally funded program serves lunch to 31 million children and breakfast to 14 million children every day. Although the program was created to provide nutritionally low-cost or free school meals to children in need, students and their families from diverse socio-economic backgrounds are realizing the value a healthy school meal can offer for their students mental and physical performance.

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Morgan Rolling Flags

Arkansas State University

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