The Safe Routes to School National Partnership is invested in creating healthy, thriving communities and schools. Fire Up Your Feet provides an opportunity for students to participate in a Physical Activity Challenge by tracking PE, recess, classroom stretch breaks, dances, school walks, anything active! Our goal is to inspire kids, parents, teachers, and the community to incorporate physical activity into their current everyday routine.
During the Fall 2016 Activity Challenge, Oregon had 65 active schools and approximately 19,000 participants. Twenty-one cities in Oregon participated, from Albany to Tigard, Baker City to Beaverton and Bend to Scotts Mills and thirty-four of the 65 participating schools were low-income schools. The number of schools participating in the challenge for the first time ever was 34!
The 2016 Fall Challenge Winners:
|PEOPLE FOR BIKES||ELK MEADOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL||BEND|
|MARATHON KIDS||ELK MEADOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL||BEND|
|FIRST PLACE||PARKLANE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL||PORTLAND|
|SECOND PLACE||LEWIS & CLARK MONTESSORI CS||GRESHAM|
|SECOND PLACE||CENTENNIAL MIDDLE SCHOOL||PORTLAND|
|ACTIVITY ALL-STAR||PARKLANE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL||PORTLAND|
|SCHOOL CHAMPION||ELIZABETH PAGE ELEM SCHOOL||SPRINGFIELD|
|COMEBACK||ELIZABETH PAGE ELEM SCHOOL||SPRINGFIELD|
|ROOKIE OF THE YEAR||THURSTON MIDDLE SCHOOL||SPRINGFIELD|
|ROOKIE OF THE YEAR||CENTENNIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL||SPRINGFIELD|
|ROOKIE OF THE YEAR||JAMES MONROE MIDDLE SCHOOL||EUGENE|
|THIRD PLACE||VERN PATRICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL||REDMOND|
|THIRD PLACE||LYNCH WOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL||PORTLAND|
|WALK TO SCHOOL DAY||WOODMERE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL||PORTLAND|
|COMEBACK||ADAMS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL||EUGENE|
|COMEBACK||LINWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL||MILWAUKIE|
|RUNNER UP||SCOTTS MILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL||SCOTTS MILLS|
|RUNNER UP||CHARLEMAGNE FRENCH IMMER ES||EUGENE|
|RUNNER UP||FOREST RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL||KEIZER|
|RUNNER UP||SAMS VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL||CENTRAL POINT|
|RUNNER UP||RIDGEWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL||PORTLAND|
To view SRTS Champion winner Elizabeth Page Elementary click here.
Save the date for the Spring 2017 Challenge May 1-31. Register today!
Article by Hannah Williams, Safe Routes to School National Partnership