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Celebrate National Nutrition Month During March

March is National Nutrition Month National Nutrition Month is an annual campaign created 50 years ago in 1973 by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March, everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices

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Support Colleagues and Help Kids on Giving Blueday

Support Colleagues and Help Kids on Giving Blueday Project Healthy Schools will be participating in the University of Michigan’s annual Giving Blueday on Wednesday, March 13th. This one-day (24 hour) fundraising campaign is designed to raise awareness and important funds

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PHS Attends Victor’s Day at the University of Michigan

On Friday, October 27th, Project Healthy Schools collaborated with U-M Athletics to host an inclusive physical activity and health fair at Oosterbaan Fieldhouse at the University of Michigan for 600 students with disabilities who attended from surrounding schools. The PHS

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13 PHS Schools Awarded a Fall Wellness Grant

Please join us in congratulating the following schools who applied and received a Fall PHS Wellness Grant. Each of these schools were funded up to $1,000 to support their requested health and wellness initiatives designed specifically for their school community.

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8 New Middle Schools Join Building Healthy Communities

The 2023-2024 school year brings 8 new schools to the Building Healthy Communities: Engaging Middle Schools through Project Healthy Schools program, a partnership between Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, the University of Michigan, and the United Dairy Industry of

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Free School Meals for All Michigan Students

Michigan’s 1.4 million public students will be receiving nutritious free meals at school during the 2023-2024 school year thanks to a $160 million appropriation in the state’s School Aid budget adopted by the state legislature and signed into law by

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PHS Offers New Vaping Education Curriculum

Project Healthy Schools is proud to announce the release of their vaping education lessons. The Project Healthy Schools Vaping Education Lessons contain two 30–40 minute lessons. In lesson one, students will distinguish between the different types of tobacco use with

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