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From The Blog: May, 2013

Great end to the school year with Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz

Today, Ask Listen Learn traveled to sunny Miami Beach, Florida to visit 460 students at Nautilus Middle School! This time, we were really excited to have Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz joining us as we educate kids about the dangers of underage drinking and choosing a healthy lifestyle. Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz...

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Thanks, Beckendorff Junior High!

Yesterday, Ask Listen Learn headed down to Katy, TX to visit Beckendorff Junior High! Joining us for another awesome event was Congressman Pete Olson, who spoke to 500 7th graders about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle and the dangers of underage drinking. We learned that the students recently engaged...

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Congratulations to the Ask, Listen, Learn Challenge winners!

As we announced in March, The Century Council and the National Association for Sports and Physical Education (NASPE) collaborated to bring the Ask Listen Learn Challenge to schools across the country. The goal of the challenge was to raise awareness during Alcohol Awareness Month of the importance of saying “yes” to a healthy lifestyle and “no” to underage...

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A doubleheader with Congressman Dent

Today, Ask Listen Learn traveled to Hummelstown, PA to visit Lower Dauphin Middle School! Joining us for another fantastic event was Pennsylvania Congressman Charles Dent, who spoke to two groups of 6th, 7th, and 8th graders about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle and the dangers of underage drinking. As...

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Kick off summer by Making Smart Choices

Last summer, I was the captain of the gold medal-winning U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team at the 2012 Summer Olympic and won two individual medals; however, what most people don’t see is that I went through one of the hardest years of my life in 2012 finishing my decade-long goal of...

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Get Happy: It’s National Bike Month!

May is National Bike Month, and this week is Bike to Work Week! Last April, we posted about Smart Biking in Spring, with great tips for bike safety, like: “Obey traffic signals and signal your turns. For a left turn, hold your left arm straight out. For a right turn, hold your...

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Join us in celebrating National School Nurse Day this week!

I have heard the word “engage” used in many different ways. In my role as a school nurse I often hear staff discuss how to engage the students. In this circumstance I think they most often mean to hold the students’ attention. But what if we, as school nurses, teachers,...

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Join us in taking a Long Short Walk

To launch Global Youth Traffic Safety MonthTM in the U.S., the National Organizations for Youth Safety(NOYS) held a rally today at the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC. Joining hundreds of youth from across the country were Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman, Former U.S. Transportation Secretary...

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