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Announcing the Winners of the 2014 Health and Fitness Grants

Thursday, February 6th, 2014 at 3:55 pm

This year, The Foundation for Clovis Schools offered sites and department the opportunity to submit applications for grants focus on improving student health and fitness.¬† This expansion of the Foundation’s annual classroom mini-grant program provided an additional $30,000to Clovis Unified schools through a competitive grant process.¬† Foundation Directors are pleased to announce the following grant winners in this program made possible through the support of Kaiser Permanente of Fresno.

School Site

Project Title

Summary

 

 

 

Clovis East High School

Food Science Laboratory and Research Equipment; Processing Equipment

The equipment will be used to educate students in the evaluation of food and food processing techniques for their economic feasibility and nutritional value. 

Clovis East High School

Food Science Laboratory and Research Equipment; Packaging and Research Development

To create packaged fruit and vegetable products to eventually be available to CUSD food services. 

Clovis West Elementary Feeder Schools: Ft. Washington, Liberty, Nelson, Valley Oak,   Pinedale

Core Balance and Fitness via Cross Age tutoring

To introduce and promote athletic developmental skills to 1st-3rd grade students as a way to increase participation in fitness, athletic and   lifelong health related activities that improve cardiovascular fitness

District-wide Visually Impaired Students

Archery for Visually Impaired Athletes

In conjunction with Break the Barriers, this innovative archery program will assist visually impaired students become more physically active and self-disciplined. 

Nelson Elementary

Body Builders

A fun learning environment to encourage at risk students to adopt healthy lifestyles through nutrition education, physical fitness activities and the creation of a community garden

Nelson Elementary

Pentathlon Competition and Intramural program

An   athletic competition for 3rd-6th graders that requires students to run obstacle courses and then work as a team to identify categories and nutritional values of food items. 

Temperance-Kutner Elementary

T-K Trojan Fitness and Fun Club

The   creation of a Trojan Fitness Club with student/youth ready fitness equipment designed to work on a major portion of the body.


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