Announcements

APPLE Schools accepts the ASBA Friends of Education Award

APPLE Schools accepts the ASBA Friends of Education Award

Nov 20, 2017 - Our partners at Northland School Division No. 61 nominated APPLE Schools for the Alberta School Boards Association Friends of Education Award. Our grateful team accepted the award at last night's event!
Our Team is Proud to Unveil the 2016-17 Annual Report

Our Team is Proud to Unveil the 2016-17 Annual Report

Nov 16, 2017 - Our project team had a busy year of sustaining existing schools, guiding our brand-new cohort of 12 rural schools, and planning for an out-of-province expansion come next year!
Jenn Flynn, Executive Director, named Top 40 Under 40 in Edmonton

Jenn Flynn, Executive Director, named Top 40 Under 40 in Edmonton

Nov 7, 2017 - Avenue Magazine Edmonton named Jenn Flynn one of the city's movers and shakers! The APPLE Schools team celebrated on October 30 as she received an award for her outstanding work with APPLE Schools.
APPLE Schools Project Team Accepted 2 Awards

APPLE Schools Project Team Accepted 2 Awards

Oct 6, 2017 - In the last month, our project has received awards from the Northland School Division No. 61, and Fort McMurray Public School District. Both awards recognized us for championing healthy schools in the districts, which makes us feel incredibly honoured.
New Resources to Promote Physical Activity and Mental Health

New Resources to Promote Physical Activity and Mental Health

Sep 7, 2017 - We have been working hard over the summer to develop six new monthly campaigns and a mental health bin, and we supported Ever Active Schools in creating alphabet animal activity cards. We have plenty of new material to keep your school community going strong and healthy! Click on the title for the links.
APPLE Schools is Expanding its Reach

APPLE Schools is Expanding its Reach

Aug 22, 2017 - We will soon support healthy kids in healthy schools in Manitoba and the Northwest Territories, and are changing our extension name to reflect that. We are currently working with school jurisdictions to identify two schools in each province/territory that can greatly benefit from our project. Also, make sure to check out our brand-new video on our homepage or YouTube! Click on the title to read more.
Get a Taste of APPLE Schools

Get a Taste of APPLE Schools

Mar 15, 2017 - APPLE Schools recently created a report for our generous funders to give them just a sample of the great things that are happening in the newest APPLE schools, thanks to their support. If you want to see what the APPLE Schools program looks like in action, take a moment to read our September-December 2016 funder report!
2017 Marks APPLE Schools 10-Year Anniversary

2017 Marks APPLE Schools 10-Year Anniversary

Feb 16, 2017 - APPLE Schools has grown so much since the seed was planted in 2007! We created an infographic to give you a glimpse of our journey. Click on the link to view it.
Jenn Flynn Shares Practical Ideas on Energizing the Workplace

Jenn Flynn Shares Practical Ideas on Energizing the Workplace

Jan 24, 2017 - APPLE Schools' Executive Director, Jenn Flynn, is a pro at bringing fun and healthy ideas to the workplace. This month, she shared a few simple, practical ideas on ASEBP's Sandblog on how anyone, reglardless of position or title, can energize their workplace. Take a moment to check it out!
The Principal: A Key Player in Building a Healthy School Culture

The Principal: A Key Player in Building a Healthy School Culture

Dec 7, 2016 - The Alberta School Boards Association highlighted the main findings from the School of Public Health's 2015 article on a principal's role in implementing Comprehensive School Health. The highlights reiterate just how critical principals are as health champions.
OUR 2015-16 Annual Report is Here!

OUR 2015-16 Annual Report is Here!

Dec 6, 2016 - This was a year worth celebrating for APPLE Schools -- we expanded our program into several new schools, and some inspiring stories came out of our existing ones. Take a moment to check out the highlights of what we have been up to.
New Research Pinpoints Essential Conditions for Creating Healthy Schools

New Research Pinpoints Essential Conditions for Creating Healthy Schools

Nov 16, 2016 - We are thrilled about the latest research from Kate Storey, PhD, RD, of School-based Intervention Research through Changes in Lifestyles & Environments (SIRCLE), which hones in on what makes comprehensive school health implementation successful in schools.