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New Workshop - September 9: Integrating Physical Activity with Content Areas
The workshop will be held at Emporia State University on September 9, 2014 with presenters Joella Mehrhof and Vicki Worrell. The workshop will provide activity-based ideas to introduce unique training concepts that integrate other content areas, as well as social skills. Ideas for instant activities, fitness development, team building, lesson plan enhancement, community involvement, and program promotion will also be related. Special Guest Presenter: Shelly Hoffman, 2014 National Elementary PE Teacher of the Year!

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93 Years of KAHPERD
KAHPERD Past President Rick Pappas has produced a fantastic history of KAHPERD. From our first President James Naismith to today, Rick's document shows KAHPERD at its very best. Updated in June 2014!
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2013 Winter Newsletter

KAHPERD Spring Newsletter 2014
The first KAHPERD Newsletter of 2014 is ready for you to read. Find out about the two Kansas teachers named National Physical Education Teachers of the Year!

 

Let's Move! Active Schools
The Let's Move! Active Schools team is thrilled to share with you this new video: Active Schools in Action! An Active School incorporates physical activity before, during and after the school day to help kids reach their greatest potential. Schools and school districts have everything to gain -- see how kids are the ones who benefit the most from the prioritization of physical activity in their school environment.

 

Free AAHPERD Membership
Did your school raise more than $1,000 from Jump Rope for Heart or Hoops for Heart? You can receive free membership in AAHPERD!

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New Award for KAHPERD Members!
The KAHPERD "Let's Move! Active Schools" Committee is excited to announce a new award to recognize our members who are promoting physical activity in their schools. There are three levels of recognition and we encourage all of you who have implemented successful physical activity strategies to apply for this award. The deadline to submit your information is April 1. The criteria and recognition for each level can be downloaded »

 

Ten posters to help your Jump Rope or Hoops for Heart Event!
A set of ten 'duck' posters are available to help motivate your students during your Jump Rope of Hoops for Heart event.

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Nominations Required
The KAHPERD nominating committee is soliciting candidates for President Elect, Treasurer, and Member-at-large. Job descriptions are in the KAHPERD Handbook on this web site. If you have further questions or you are interested in being considered for the slate of officers for the 2014, please email Scott Gorman or call 620-235-4667. The slate needs to be set by July 1st, 2014.

 

JRFH / HFH Raised Over a Million Dollars in Kansas in 2012-2013!
In the 2012-2013 School Year, 495 Kansas teachers completed a Jump Rope for Heart, Hoops for Heart or Combo Event! They raised $1,204,580, an average of over $2000 per event. This represents 115 different cities from across the state. From St Fransis to Pittsburg, Liberal to Lenexa and Belleville to Bird City, Kansas teachers are making a difference! This year is Jump Rope for Heart's 35th Anniversary. Let's set a goal for next year's total number of events to be 530 and add 35 names to the list.

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Free AAHPERD Membership
Did your school raise more than $1,000 from Jump Rope for Heart or Hoops for Heart? You can receive free membership in AAHPERD!

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