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In this issue:

Important Information for Everyone
  • Board Briefs: Catch up on what happened at the last two Board of Education Meetings. Read more...
  • Opening of School Schedule: Plan ahead with the opening of school schedule for 2014/2015. Read more...
IT Updates
  • Register for Denver Share Fair 2014: Share best practices, discover emergent strategies for delivering 21st Century learning. Read more...
Health and Wellness Corner
  • Fun or Exercise? Exercising for fun might be more beneficial than simply "working out". Read more...
  • Fall Fitness Classes: See what's coming in the fall. Read more...
Important Information for Everyone

Board Briefs

Catch up on what happened at the last two Board of Education meetings by reading the board briefs from the June 17 meeting here and the July 15 meeting here

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Opening of School Schedule

More detailed information will be sent as the new school year approaches, but for those who like to plan ahead, please click here to access the opening of school schedule for the 2014-2015 school year

IT Updates

Share Fair (Technology Conference at DU) registration available!

Share Fair Nation (SFN) is a Morgridge Family Foundation (MFF) sponsored event that provides a venue for PreK-12 educators the opportunity to join the conversation around inspired teaching and learning, to collaborate and share best practices, to discover emergent strategies and technologies, and to see firsthand valuable and innovative approaches to delivering 21st Century learning.
 
 
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Health & Wellness Corner


Fun or Exercise?

Brian Wansink, Cornell University professor and author of “Mindless Eating” and co-author of “Slim by Design” recently conducted a study to evaluate how people eat following exercise, depending on how the exercise was “framed.” When framed as “fun,” participants consumed less food afterward, compared to those who were told that they were doing a “workout.” Professor Wansink believes this could explain why some people gain weight once they begin an exercise program.
 
 
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Fall Fitness Classes

On-site fitness classes will be made available again in the fall. The classes are FREE to all Englewood Schools employees, and are held on-site at schools / buildings. These classes are made available by Kaiser Permanente (but you do not need to be a Kaiser member to participate!).
 
The classes that will be available in the fall are:
  • Boot camp
  • Cross Fit
  • Zumba
  • Yoga
  • Pilates
 
Please contact your school or building Wellness Champion to share your preference! A listing of Wellness Champions can be found on the Englewood Schools website here.

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