Granby Elementary selected as one of Colorado’s healthiest schools |

Granby Elementary selected as one of Colorado’s healthiest schools

Granby Elementary gained recognition for being a Healthy School at the Hyatt Regency in Denver on April 17, during the Colorado Education Initiative annual meeting. From the school's "Healthy School Scorecord," the school was chosen among 40 schools out of hundreds of schools that applied. Pictured from left are: Joan Miyauchi, Granby Elementary School Health Team member; Jane Harmon, Granby Elementary School Principal; Dee Abbot, Health Team member, and Kathy Kopp, East Grand Schools Health Coordinator.
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Granby Elementary School was the recipient of a Healthy Schools Award given by the Colorado Education Initiative (formerly the Legacy Foundation), during the Initiative’s annual gathering at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Denver on April 17. The school was chosen from hundreds of applicants and earned one of 40 monetary awards, $500, to be used to promote Granby Elementary’s plan for a healthy school. “It’s the partnerships with our school community, PTA, and our many families that continue to move our school forward in a healthy direction,” said Granby Elementary School Principal Jane Harmon. “Whether its healthy snacks for kids, physical activities such as our annual walkathon, running club and Monday Morning Movers or Health Education, we encourage our students and staff to be active.” The school’s Physical Education classes and health programs are among the programs that have brought Granby Elementary to a new level of health and wellness. Harmon along with the Granby Elementary School Health Team continue to be advocates for the health of children at Granby Elementary.

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