Building Healthy Communities: Project Healthy Schools RFA Now Open!

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Building Heathy Communities: Project Healthy Schools RFA Now Open! Project Healthy Schools is accepting applications for new schools to join the PHS program for the 2024-2025 school year. Please visit the PHS RFA Website for more information on how to apply. Applications will be accepted through June 30th, 2024. You can also watch our 2024 […]

Apple Tasting Event at Avondale Middle School

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Apple Tasting Event at Avondale Middle School Michigan-grown apples are delicious! Project Healthy Schools recently hosted an apple tasting event in collaboration with the Michigan Apple Committee at Avondale Middle School in Rochester Hills, Michigan. Students were able to taste test three different varieties of Michigan-grown apples during their lunch hour. It was a fun […]

Learn About a Student Success Story from Holly Academy

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Student Success Story from Holly Academy Holly Academy is a 2nd year school with Project Healthy Schools located in Holly, Michigan. Their wellness champion recently shared an amazing email with us that they received from one of their student’s parents. To protect the identity of the student and teacher, PHS has removed all identifying information […]

Winter PHS Wellness Grant Awards Winners Announced

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Winter PHS Wellness Grant Awards Announced Congratulations to the following 11 schools who applied and received awards for the Winter PHS Wellness Grant cycle. Eligible schools were able to apply for up to $1,000 to support the wellness needs of their students and staff. Please join us in congratulating the following PHS schools! Cherryland Middle […]

Building Heathy Communities: Project Healthy Schools RFA is OPEN!

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Building Healthy Communities: Project Healthy Schools RFA is OPEN! Project Healthy Schools is now accepting applications for new schools to join the PHS program for the 2024-2025 school year. Please visit the PHS RFA website here for more information. Building Healthy Communities: Engaging Middle Schools through Project Healthy Schools is a collaborative partnership between Blue […]

Celebrate National Nutrition Month During March

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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 and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits. This year’s theme is “Beyond the Table”, […]

Support Colleagues and Help Kids on Giving Blueday

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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 to support amazing work happening across the university. Project Healthy Schools is honored to participate […]

8 New Middle Schools Join Building Healthy Communities

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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 Michigan. Please join us in welcoming the following schools to the BHC:PHS program this school […]

Did You Know? (January 2023)

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Did You Know? Project Healthy Schools and Blesch Intermediate School in the Upper Peninsula were spotlighted within a U-M Media article called “This is Michigan”. Please check out the written article here and supporting video here. We are so excited to share our school success story with everyone! Did You Know? The PHS Wellness Grant […]

Melissa Boguslawski Represents USA at Weightlifting World Championships

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PHS Program Manager, Melissa Boguslawski, competed and represented the United States of America in early December at the 2022 IWF World Masters Weightlifting Championships in Orlando, Florida. This is an annual international competition where each country sends a selected number of masters Olympic weightlifters to compete against other lifters from around the world. Melissa placed […]