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Announcing the 2018 Champion Schools Awards
May 11

Announcing the 2018 Champion Schools Awards

By Let's Move Pittsburgh

Congratulations to all of our 2018 Champion Schools Awards winners! The following schools are awarded funding to “Bag the Junk” with projects that promote healthy food and nutrition education in schools, “Get Kids Moving” with projects that aim to increase physical activity in schools, “Teach Kids to Grow and Cook Food” with projects that focus on growing and preparing healthy food, and to support "Sustainable Citizenship" with projects that aim to positively impact the community! Thanks to generous funding from The Heinz Endowments, more than 8,500 children will benefit from programs in the following schools:

  • Abraham Lincoln Elementary (Lincoln Community Garden)
  • Angels Place - North Side (Healthy Moves and Healthy Foods)
  • Angels Place - Swissvale (Healthy Moves and Healthy Foods)
  • Avalon Elementary (Avalon Values plAy Leadership grOwth fuN)
  • Bellevue Elementary (What's Cooking at Bellevue Elementary?)
  • Brightside Academy - McKees Rocks (Family Meals = Happy Meals)
  • Brightside Academy - McKeesport (Family Meals = Happy Meals)
  • Brightside Academy - Pittsburgh (Brightside Academy Garden)
  • Chartiers Early Learning Center (Watch, Grow, Taste)
  • Community Day School (Harvest Holiday Explorations)
  • Curtisville Primary (Mileage Club)
  • Donaldson Elementary (Commit to be Fit)
  • Dormont Elementary (Dormont Elementary Outdoor Classroom)
  • Dr. Cleveland Steward Jr. Elementary (PEDAL to the MEDAL: For Championship Behavior, Health, and Grades)
  • Edgewood Primary (Edgewood Growing Gardeners)
  • Environmental Charter School (BikeECS)
  • Evergreen Elementary (Evergreen Elementary School Community Garden)
  • Fred L. Aiken Elementary (Gardening and Composting Growing Your Meals)
  • Glen Montessori School (The Glen Gardens)
  • Greenock Elementary (Palate Rangers Cooking Club)
  • Mon Valley School (Kinesthetic Korner- Extension of the Yomatics and Mindful Movement Programs)
  • Peabody/Obama Early Childhood Center (Breathe and Pose)
  • Pittsburgh Arsenal (Namaste and Play)
  • Pittsburgh Faison (Healthy Happy Recess)
  • Pittsburgh Mifflin (Farming Friends/ The Gardens @ Mifflin)
  • Pittsburgh Montessori (Edible School Yard)
  • Pittsburgh Morrow (Second Grade Garden Club)
  • Pittsburgh Phillips (Phillips Community Tower Gardens)
  • Pittsburgh Whittier (Keep Calm & Yoga)
  • PLEA (Kids on the Move)
  • Providence Connections (Youth Programs Garden to Table)
  • Regency Park Elementary (Food Waste? Worms to the Rescue)
  • Riverview Children’s Center (Riverview Children's Center Garden)
  • South Fayette Elementary (Kids of Steel)
  • Spring Garden Early Childhood Center ("Be Big" in Yoga)
  • Temple Ohav Shalom Center (Imagination and Movement)
  • Thomas Child Care and Learning Academy (Future Standouts)
  • Urban Pathways (Going Green Growing Classrooms)
  • West Mifflin Area Middle School (Training to Thrive)
  • Young Scholars of McKeesport (Farming Friends/ The Gardens @ YSMCS)