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From The Blog: November, 2013

Ask, Listen, Learn had a “Bounty” of Fun in Bountiful UT!

It’s the week of Thanksgiving and we couldn’t think of a better place to be than Bountiful, Utah with the Ask, Listen, Learn program! While turkey, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie will be “bountiful” this Thursday we had our own bounty of fun today at South Davis Jr. High with...

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Turkeys and fruits and veggie, Oh My!

  As Thanksgiving steadily approaches and, maybe to your dismay, the holiday lights are prematurely peeking through windows; we thought we’d focus on the turkey day cheer with these healthy, festive, and hands-on snacks! We went against the “don’t play with your food” rule and compiled the most creative and...

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Kids Get Creative at Whitman Middle School in Seattle!

Today Ask, Listen, Learn spent the morning at Whitman Middle School in Sunny Seattle! It was an awesome day spent talking to kids about making smart choices, resisting peer pressure, and of course saying “No” to underage drinking and “Yes” to a healthy lifestyle. When we arrived the halls were...

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AG Tim Fox Joins Ask, Listen, Learn in Great Falls, MT!

Today, Ask Listen Learn headed west to Great Falls, MT, to visit North Middle School! Joining us for another great event was Attorney General Tim Fox, who spoke to 700 7th and 8th graders about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle and the dangers of underage drinking. The students warmly welcomed...

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Ashley Wagner, This Gal’s got Gold!!

If you missed the coverage of the 2013 Trophee Eric Bompard ISU Grand Prix in Paris, France, you missed a good show! Our Ask, Listen, Learn Superstar Ashley Wagner, a 22-year-old Olympic hopeful, earned 194.37 points landing her the gold medal at the grand prix!  Ashley had a magnificent performance in Paris...

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We’re PINspired by Thanksgiving!

Holiday planning is right around the corner!  Inspired by our friends on Pinterest, we’ve found some healthy treats to prepare for your family during the holiday season.  Use the time in the kitchen to prepare snacks with your kids and the moments together to discuss the importance of living a...

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We’re at #AMLE2013! Come check us out!

It’s hard to believe it’s already November. But that means we get to attend the annual Association for Middle Level Education conference in Minneapolis.  We are thrilled to be back for another year amongst professionals in the middle school level Middle school students (grade 5-7) represent one of our most important audiences,...

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Fall Frenzy Fun

Hey team- We don’t want to let another day go by without giving a shout out to DC SCORES for another successful Fall Frenzy this year! This was their 16th year of their event that brings DC parents and kids together for a day of soccer and all kinds of healthy lifestyle activities....

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Trick or Treat Switcharoo

Your house may be full of candy and all kinds of treats this week, and it’s great to induldge from time to time, but if you want to feel less guilty about your after-dinner dessert, maybe try out some of these healthier Halloween treat options from our Healthy Living Pinterest board!...

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