APPLE Schools is an innovative school-focused health promotion initiative that improves the lives of more than 19,000 students annually in 63 schools across northern Alberta by improving healthy eating, physical activity, and mental health habits.
APPLE Schools is a recognized, award-winning organization. In 2017, the organization was awarded the Board Award of Excellence from the Fort McMurray Public School district, and the Alberta School Boards Association (ASBA) Friends of Education award from Northland School Division for successfully championing healthy schools. Most recently, APPLE Schools was honoured to receive the provincial ASBA Friends of Education award.
The project is guided by the Board of Directors, of The APPLE Schools Foundation, which is a registered charitable foundation.
Mission: APPLE Schools will inspire and empower school communities to lead, choose and be healthy by recommending and supporting measureable and sustainable changes.