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From The Blog: 2011

We’re in Louisville for NMSA’s annual conference

The 38th Annual American Middle Level Education Conference/Expo is taking place today and tomorrow in Louisville, KY. Featuring over 4,000 attendees from all over the country, the AMLE conference is consistantly one of the largest gatherings of Middle Level Educators on a yearly basis. The conference aims to provide middle school teachers...

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BOOK GIVEAWAY! I’d Listen to My Parents If They’d Just Shut Up

Our friend and National Advisory Board member Dr. Anthony Wolf’s latest book is out today – I’d Listen to My Parents If They’d Just Shut Up. Dr. Wolf offers up a humorous take on the trials and tribulations of parenting a teen, and how even the most well-intentioned approaches to parenting can run...

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A Healthy Halloween Dinner

Before you send the little goblins out to roam the streets, fix them up a healthy dinner for energy to run from house to house! It will also keep them (and you) from snacking on TOO much candy throughout the night! What to try: Spooky Shepherd’s Pie – Food.com Hot Dog...

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Olympic athlete Bryan Clay joins Ask, Listen, Learn!

We’re very happy to announce that Bryan Clay, Gold medalist decathlete from the 2008 Olympics, is signing on with the Century Council’s Ask, Listen, Learn program! Ask, Listen, Learn‘s goal is to encourage middle-school kids to say ‘YES’ to a healthy lifestyle and ‘NO’ to underage drinking. And we think Bryan Clay is an...

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Aloha from Hawaii!

Today the Ask, Listen, Learn team had a wonderful day of sunshine and meeting new friends at KidsFest with Bryan Clay! The event was held at the Bishop Museum in Honolulu, sponsored by Hawaii Pacific Health. There were tents set up for all aspects of a healthy lifestyle for kids and...

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What did the Ask, Listen, Learn team do today?

Today the Ask, Listen, Learn team was at McNeel Middle School in Beloit, Wisconsin to present our interactive program with Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen. The entire 6th grade class came out to learn ways to stay healthy and say no to underage drinking. For his commitment to fighting drunk driving and underage...

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Thank you, Helena Middle School!

Attorney General Steve Bullock joined the Ask, Listen, Learn team today at Helena Middle School. We had an audience of over 200 6th graders, and they were fantastic! We were very impressed with their commitment to a healthy lifestyle. They all had a great time playing the Ask, Listen, Learn game, and through it,...

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Nick celebrates largest ever worldwide day of play

Nickelodeon held the largest ever Worldwide Day of Play event at the Ellipse in Washington, DC yesterday. Fifty partner organizations, “Let’s Move” and the President’s Council on Fitness joined with Nickelodeon stars and famous athletes like Superstar Abby Wambach to host its largest event ever. Nick held an entire day of physical activities and...

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Superstars and Celebrities

Our very own Girl Talk Superstar Emily Huff found herself face-to- face with a famous actor last Saturday night at the Georgia Music Hall of Fame awards show. While some people might have freaked out and asked for an autographed picture for everyone they know, Emily just wanted to share one thing...

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Welcome to the team, Heather!

The Ask, Listen, Learn team is happy to announce United States Women’s National Soccer Team player Heather Mitts as our newest superstar! Heather also plays for the Atlanta Beat of the Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) league. She is a two-time Olympic gold-medalist and has represented the United States in more than 100...

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