Posts Categorized: Childhood Obesity

Trinity Day School Preschoolers Run a Marathon!

Authored by Emily Cooke The preschool class of Trinity Day School in Portland, Maine set out to run a marathon this past summer! You may be saying “WHAT?!” but hold on…they worked toward their goal in 1/4 to 1/2 mile segments. Collectively, the preschoolers ran 96.25 miles this past summer!  How did they do it… Read more »

RSU 20 Celebrates ‘Harvest Week’ with Taste Testings

Authored by Barbara Crowley RSU 20 School Health Coordinator Linda Hartkopf helped elementary school children in RSU 20 celebrate ‘Harvest Week’ recently, with taste testings at Nickerson and East Belfast Schools. At Nickerson, she met with 1st and 2nd graders to explore the difference between raw, mashed and cooked apples and squash. Students were encouraged… Read more »