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April 8, 2020

What Is Powdered Milk & Where Do You Get It?

You may not have heard of or ever bought powdered milk, but it’s actually very common and it’s the same milk we are used to seeing in liquid form. In fact, powdered milk reconstitutes when mixed with cold water. So why have powdered milk at all? One purpose is to preserve milk. Powdered milk has […]

March 7, 2020

National School Breakfast Week

Dairy Council of Nevada’s Fuel Up to Play 60 program partnered with Clark County School District (CCSD) to celebrate National School Breakfast Week with events for students, including a visit from Raiders Hunter Renfrow, who fueled up for breakfast with Rancho High School students. Hunter Renfrow talked with students to encourage them to fuel up […]

February 14, 2020

Milk + Chocolate, Together Forever

The history of chocolate is long and rich. Over the course of time, what started as a bitter beverage in Mesoamerica has turned into one of the most popular food commodities in the world. Chocolate has a leading role in holiday celebrations and is a gift many enjoy receiving. While there’s many types of chocolate, […]

January 30, 2020

Krissy Harmsma & Steve Regan

Physical Education Teachers Robert E. Lake Elementary School With the help of fuel up to play 60 we have been able to provide wonderful opportunities for our students.  Just a couple examples are trips to the local dairy and orchard and chef demos using ingredients from our school garden.  Our student leaders are excited about […]

January 30, 2020

Bryan O’Farrell

Physical Education Teacher Henderson, NV Fuel Up to Play 60 has helped to create and support our students’ health and wellness. They have provided funding to support a morning walking and jogging program that is available to all students. Our students were also able to engage our local Nevada Dairy farmers and learn about the […]

January 30, 2020

Robert Simonini

Physical Education Specialist Sandy Miller Academy for International Studies, an IB World School I am originally from Elgin, IL and moved to Las Vegas June 2011. I have been the PE teacher at Sandy Miller Academy for International Studies since 2012. My current favorite sport to play and teach is Disc Golf.  It is a […]

January 30, 2020

Complete Touchdown Status by March 20th for a Special Invite!

Join us for our 2nd Annual Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Reward Summit! Who is invited to attend: Schools that complete all three Fuel Up to Play 60 Steps for Touchdown Status in the 2019-2020 school year by March 20th are eligible to invite one (1) program advisor and six (6) students to this […]

January 20, 2020

Success Story: Brain Breaks and Cardio

By: Debby Korder, J.E. Manch Elementary School Play: In-Class Physical Activity Breaks — Good For Mind and Body Topics: Physical Activity Participation Thanks to Fuel Up to Play 60, we were able to incorporate physical activity into our daily routine. Our kids love to exercise and play. They get their heart rates up with cardio […]

January 20, 2020

Best Friends Forever: Calcium & Vitamin D

There are a lot of great duos out there from peanut butter and jelly to Batman and Robin. There is also a less iconic duo that has a really important role in our bodies, and some history worth sharing too. Calcium and vitamin D are an important pair and have good reason to be in […]

January 17, 2020

Success Story: Fuel Up to Play 60 Agreement

By: Robert Simonini, Sandy Searles Miller Elementary School Play: Physical Activity Topics: Physical Activity Participation Students at Sandy Miller help create an Essential Agreement in each of their classrooms at the beginning of each school year. In PE it is called the Fuel Up to Play 60 Agreement. The agreement allows us to focus on […]

January 17, 2020

Success Story: Hometown Grant Fuels New Disc Golf Enthusiasts

By: Robert Simonini, Sandy Searles Miller Elementary School Play: Make Your Case for Quality Physical Education Topics: Physical Activity Participation Success with Funds Teamwork I was able to use funds from the Las Vegas Raiders initial Hometown Grant to implement a successful disc golf unit. There are several free disc golf courses in Las Vegas. […]

January 17, 2020

Success Story: Trikke Fitness Club

By: Deshundrick Johnson, Ralph Cadwallader Middle School Play: NFL FLAG-in-Schools — Get in the Game! Topics: Community Involvement Physical Activity Participation Teamwork Trikke Fitness Club is a three-wheeled self-propelled vehicle that is a fun and engaging way for students of all ages and skill levels to get cardio-respiratory, full-body exercise. With three points of contact […]