10/27/11 Riverside Intermediate School has received grant funding from the Dairy and Nutrition Council of Indiana, Inc., to sponsor activities for the school’s Fuel Up to Play 60 program during the 2011-2012 school year.
Fuel Up to Play 60 is a national program sponsored by the National Dairy Council and the National Football League to encourage students to eat healthy and be physically active at least 60 minutes every day.
Funds from the dairy council will be used to purchase fresh foods and vegetables for a taste testing at school. We’ll also prepare “healthy” snacks for a Super Bowl party at school. These are a couple of the dietary activities that will take place.
The funds will also be used to plan some new activities for the Riverside playground and purchase the equipment for those activities. All Riverside students have been invited to sign up for the program at home at the following website www.fueluptoplay60.org The funds from the Dairy Council will also be used to purchase four brand new bicycles. These bicycles will be awarded to students through an end of the year drawing. To be entered in the drawing, students must be a Fuel Up to Day 60 participant