Mispillion Takes Fuel Up To Play Challenge

Must Read

Merry and scary ways to celebrate fall and Halloween

Halloween and harvest events kick into high gear this weekend, with trunk and treats popping up like pumpkin patches. Here’s...

Milford Zips Caravel 24-0

    By Kevin Eickman This was a game a great many people had wanted to see for a long time: “The...

Milford football seeks home opener opponent

By DAVE McCALLUM Coming off a resounding 24-0 opening week victory last Friday at Caravel Academy, Milford was looking forward...

Mispillion Elementary School has made the commitment to encourage students to make healthy choices and remain active through the Fuel Up to Play 60 program. As a result of the efforts of their team, Mispillion Elementary has been awarded the Fuel Up to Play 60 Touchdown Award for the second consecutive year and holds the title of the only Touchdown School in the state of Delaware.

In an attempt to bring home the award three years in a row, students kicked off their Fuel Up to Play 60 Walking for Wellness Play with a one-mile parade on Wednesday, October 15. At the end of the walk each student received a token and necklace to track their walking. The goal is for every student and staff member to walk 100 miles by the end of the school year. Students were joined by Terry the Terrapin and Milford High School cheerleaders.

“Fuel Up to 60 has provided us with a common theme for fitness and nutrition,” commented Mispillion Elementary Principal Susan Donahue. “Students are developing a better understanding of the importance of eating healthy and exercise which we hope will remain part of their lives long after they leave Mispillion.”

Fuel Up 60 Challenge

Image 1 of 10

Leading the effort at Mispillion are student ambassadors Natalie Armstrong, Jack Morris, Christian Keesler-Evans, Tagen Paquette, Chanya Wise, Madeline McGlothan, Layna Reynolds, Karma Smith, Tyler Ashton, Ariana Hinmon, Anya Philips, Kallie Dangerfield, Carley Mackert, Lila Schmidt, Alex Lovett, Samantha Cornell, Ericson Garcia Lopez, and Megan Johnson. Student Ambassadors and faculty advisors will continue to work throughout the year to complete the steps needed to earn the Fuel Up to Play 60 Touchdown Award.

“Fuel Up also gives our students a sense of teamwork.  Our ambassadors and leaders work hard to spread the word about making healthy choices and they look forward to Fuel Up Fridays when they can wear their t-shirt,” said Ms. Donahue. “The 100 mile challenge gives students a goal and while we have opportunities for them to walk at school, we have also provided suggestions and walking logs to encourage families to join their students in taking up walking which is a great exercise.”

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Latest News

Merry and scary ways to celebrate fall and Halloween

Halloween and harvest events kick into high gear this weekend, with trunk and treats popping up like pumpkin patches. Here’s...

Milford Zips Caravel 24-0

    By Kevin Eickman This was a game a great many people had wanted to see for a long time: “The Battle of the Bucs.”  The...

Milford football seeks home opener opponent

By DAVE McCALLUM Coming off a resounding 24-0 opening week victory last Friday at Caravel Academy, Milford was looking forward to continuing its momentum this...

State aims for better early childhood ed with new position, grant money

  The state of Delaware has created a $1 million fund to help child care center recoup some of the money they've had to spend...

Milford Armory Becomes Community Center

by Terry Rogers   Lillian Harrison, Housing Director of Delaware Community Reinvestment Act Council (DCRAC), is excited to bring new life to the Milford Armory...
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -