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Fuel Up to Play 60 in Oregon

FUTP60

Welcome! Over 600 schools in Oregon and 71,000 schools nationwide have joined the Fuel Up to Play 60 movement. Fuel Up to Play 60 is a fun, school-wide wellness program that provides students leadership opportunities to develop healthy eating and physical activity initiatives.

This page will help you implement Fuel Up to Play 60 in your school.

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Funding Opportunities

Valuable resources and grant funding are available to support your work. Start small by applying for a monthly mini-grant to promote healthy eating, or outline a more comprehensive plan and apply for Fuel Up to Play 60 Funds.
 Info flyer for mini-grant [PDF]
 Monthly Mini Grant Application
 Funds for Fuel Up to Play 60 Application

Milk Coolers For Coaches

You spend hours coaching your students to be the best in their sport. Do you also make sure that they're getting proper nutrition and hydration? The Milk Coolers for Coaches Program for high school coaches is an opportunity to power up your team with a delicious, nutritious beverage. Apply now for a free cooler and travel cart that holds 50 cartons of milk.

 Milk Cooler for Coaches Application

For more information please contact Crista Hawkins, Manager, School Programs, at cristah@oregondairycouncil.org.

Fuel Up Cups - A New Source of Funding

A new fundraising opportunity exists for Fuel Up to Play 60 schools! The Fuel Up Cups program involves selling packs of high-quality, officially licensed team cups to raise funds to support health and wellness within your school. It requires no up-front investments and generates big profits.
 Fuel Up Cups [PDF]
 Fuel Up Cups website

Featured Oregon Schools

Celebrate the success from these Oregon schools and let their story inspire you and your school.

  • Centennial HS, Portland, OR – Fundraising

    Centennial High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chose to make a difference by raising awareness and raising funds to prevent childhood obesity through Oregon Action for Healthy Kids and Fuel Up to Play 60. The high school students surpassed their fundraising goal of $1200 by raising $1350 at events throughout the year. At Eagle Scream Fest, a fall-themed family and community carnival, fruit and other healthy foods took the place of candy. The high school students also created more active games to keep kids and adults moving! Zumba night was another event that brought students, family and community members together in a fun, active way. In addition to the great work throughout the year, the final report and project received second place at the state level for FBLA. Congratulations!

  • Lincoln Elementary School, Corvallis School District - 2014 School Wellness Award Winner

    Lincoln Elementary School ties nutrition education with academic standards. Staff integrates activities in partnership with the Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Nutrition Education Program, the OSU Healthy Youth Program and the Farm to School program, and Fuel Up to Play 60 to teach healthy food choices and promote physical activity. Lincoln's Breakfast in the Classroom program has reduced attention and behavior issues, improved attendance and contributes to improved academic performance.

    Students and staff are active at Lincoln. Movement breaks throughout the day, three daily recess periods and one hour of PE/week combined with Jump Rope for Heart, Walk and Bike to School/Safe Routes to School and after school movement and exercise classes teach students the value of daily activity.

  • Oak Hills Elementary, Beaverton, OR - School-wide Wellness

    Oak Hills Elementary School in Beaverton has taken wellness efforts to new heights through Fuel Up to Play 60. The dynamic Program Advisor, Jenifer Hiatt, selected a stellar Student Team to promote wellness initiatives for healthy eating and physical activity throughout the school year. Smoothie Days and the Walking Club are popular among students. Colorful bulletin boards in the cafeteria remind students to eat healthy and be active. One of the outstanding student leaders was selected to be the Oregon Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Ambassador and received a national scholarship to attend the 2014Student Ambassador Summit in Dallas this summer. As a school, they participated in local and national campaigns, one of which encouraged everyone to eat breakfast so they can be healthy and ready to learn. With so many wellness activities, they were the first Oregon school to earn Touchdown status and now proudly display the colorful banner of recognition! Congratulations Oak Hills!

  • Robert Frost Elementary, Silverton, OR - Pledge Banner

    Robert Frost Elementary School in Silverton, OR won a NFL Player assembly with former NFL safety, Anthony Newman, to celebrate their 100% participation in the Fuel Up to Play 60 Pledge Banner Campaign. Students and staff at Robert Frost showed amazing commitment to wellness by taking the pledge to eat healthy and be active for at least 60 minutes every day. The celebration assembly featured a presentation about the school's Fuel Up to Play 60 "plays," an inspirational talk from Anthony Newman to the entire student-body, and concluded with a fun relay race that had the crowd cheering.

    Robert Frost is also a recipient of a 2012-13 Fuel up to Play 60 grant to fund their Color of the Month and Walking Club programs.


2013 FUTP60 Program Advisors of the Year

2013-PAs-of-Year (29K)

Robert Frost Elementary School is the home of Fuel Up to Play 60 Program Advisors of the Year, Audrey Delgado and Jenny Matzka. This dynamic team inspired 100% of the students and staff to sign their pledge banner and "take the pledge" to eat healthy and be physical active this school year. The culture of wellness will continue with the Run/Walk Club; this year students walked over 1,900 miles. The Color of the Month program encourages students to eat and try new healthy foods of a specific color. Audrey and Jenny enjoyed a special recognition staff breakfast with former NFL player Anthony Newman and each received customized Fuel Up to Play 60 athletic shoes for their great leadership.

Recruit a Program Advisor

Each school needs a Program Advisor in order to take advantage of prizes, incentives and grant money. Go to FuelUpToPlay60.com to join the movement, sign-on as Program Advisor, and start through the 6 Easy Steps to Fuel Up to Play 60 at your school...» more

Watch Fuel up to Play Success Stories

Fuel Up to Play 60 will help your school meet wellness mandates. Watch and listen to the success story from Fowler Middle School in Tigard, Oregon. Hear from the Students, Principal and Program Advisor. Then think about how you can Fuel Up to Play 60 at your school.





Classroom Resources

Oregon Fuel Up to Play 60 schools have asked us for classroom resources to help implement the program in their school. We've compiled suggested activities from curriculum to single lessons to games. Check-out the links below for some great ideas.

 




 RESOURCES FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 

 

Looking for a curriculum?

Start Smart Eating and Reading

A fun-filled breakfast, nutrition and reading program for K-2nd grade students. Download FREE lesson plans, worksheets, parent newsletters, and songs.
 Visit site

Nutrition Expeditions

These fanciful programs for 2nd and 4th grade make learning nutrition a blast using multiple lessons and interactive computer games. Teach the complete Little D's (2nd grade) or Arianna's (4th grade) curriculum or use selected lessons.
 Visit site

 

Looking for a single lesson?

Five Food Group Activity Stickers and Masters

In this series of nutrition activity sheets for preK-5, kids use stickers to learn the five food groups. Activities include the Food Group Match-Up, What's for Lunch?, and Crossfood Puzzle.
 Download masters and order stickers

 

Looking for a game?

What Food Am I?

Read clues about nutrient-rich foods and beverages from all five food groups and have kids guess the name. Fill a few spare minutes during the school day or turn this game into a friendly classroom competition.
 Download PDF

Toss-n-Tell Ball

Use this inflatable ball in the classroom or gym to get students up out of their seats and answering questions about healthy eating. Ball comes with an easy reference answer guide.
 Learn more and order


 RESOURCES FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL 

 

Looking for a curriculum?

Exercise Your Options

Eight lessons, student workbooks, and video clips focus on changes in teen's physical characteristics, connections between food choices and activity, and making a plan to improve overall health.
 Read more and order

Bridges to Wellness

FREE hands-on lessons blend classroom instruction with cafeteria connections. Bridges to Wellness helps you meet school wellness policy nutrition education goals and helps develop an effective partnership with the school nutrition staff. Four lessons cover a variety of nutrition and physical activity topics. Check out Lesson 2 on the Food Groups to Encourage.
 Visit site

 

Looking for a single lesson?

Food Models

This set of 200 durable, punch-out color photos represents the actual serving size of common foods. The back of each food model includes nutrient information. An activity guide provides creative ideas for using the food models.
 Read more and order

See the Difference Nutrient Bar Graph Cards

Sturdy, colorful cards use bar graphs to visually represent calories and nutrients on food labels. The Leader's Guide offers creative activities to compare individual foods.
 Read more and order

 

Looking for a game?

Toss-n-Tell Ball

Use this inflatable ball in the classroom or gym to get students up out of their seats and answering questions about healthy eating. Ball comes with an easy reference answer guide.
 Learn more and order

Take Aim ... A Nutrition Game

Turn your classroom into a game show, have some fun and teach basic nutrition concepts. The categories include math, biology, physical education, health, geography, consumer science, history, and a variety section.
 Order game


 RESOURCES FOR HIGH SCHOOL 

 

Looking for a curriculum?

Pyramid Plus: Real-Life Nutrition for Teens

This 9-lesson curriculum motivates and teaches teens to make nutrient-rich food choices. Lessons incorporate MyPyramid and the Dietary Guidelines to address nutrition topics for real-life teens, including Quick and Healthy Eating, Making Healthy Eating a Habit, Body Image, and more.
 Read more and order

Bridges to Wellness

FREE hands-on lessons blend classroom instruction with cafeteria connections. Bridges to Wellness helps meet school wellness policy nutrition education goals and helps develop an effective partnership with the school nutrition staff. Four lessons cover a variety of nutrition and physical activity topics. Check out Lesson 2 on the Food Groups to Encourage.
 Visit site

 

Looking for a single lesson?

Food Models

This set of 200 durable, punch-out color photos represents the actual serving size of common foods. The back of each food model includes nutrient information. An activity guide provides creative ideas for using the food models.
 Read more and order

See the Difference Nutrient Bar Graph Cards

Sturdy, colorful cards use bar graphs to visually represent calories and nutrients on food labels. The Leader's Guide offers creative activities to compare individual foods.
 Read more and order

 

Looking for a game?

Toss-n-Tell Ball

Use this inflatable ball in the classroom or gym to get students up out of their seats and answering questions about healthy eating. Ball comes with an easy reference answer guide.
 Learn more and order

Contact Us

Our staff is here to help you make Fuel Up to Play 60 work in your school. Contact Crista Hawkins, Fuel Up to Play 60 Field Manager and let us know what you need.

 

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