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Announcing the 2019 Champion Schools Awards
May 28

Announcing the 2019 Champion Schools Awards

By Let's Move Pittsburgh

Congratulations to all of our 2019 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, over 8,500 children will benefit from programs in the following schools:

  • Angels' Place - North Side (Heathy Moves and Healthy Foods)
  • Angel's Place - Swissvale (Healthy Moves and Healthy Foods)
  • Barett Elementary (Exercise in/Junk out!)
  • Center Elementary  (Be Water Wise)
  • Cleveland Steward Elementary (Drab to Fab)
  • Curtisville Primary (Mileage Club)
  • Cynthia K. Franck’s Childcare, Inc - Forest Hills (5 Minutes to Move it!)
  • Cynthia K. Franck’s Child Care, Inc - Penn Hills (Get in the Groove!)
  • Edgewood Primary (Nutrition at Edgewood)
  • Elizabeth Seton Center (Seton Steps it Up!)
  • Elroy Elementary (Active Gaming)
  • Evergreen Elementary (Jump with Jill, Make Nutrition Rock at Your School)
  • Fred L. Aiken Elementary (Aiken Learning Garden)
  • Growing Patch Learning Center (Growing Patch)
  • Heritage for Kids Early Learning Center (Heritage for Kids Horticulturists)
  • Kentucky Avenue School (Rise Up Roots)
  • Manchester Academic Charter School (MACS Elementary Grows)
  • Park Elementary (Cooking in the Garden)
  • Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship (Grow S.M.A.R.T. Garden of Entrepreneurship)
  • Pittsburgh Allegheny K-5 (Jump with Jill, Make Nutrition Rock at Your School)
  • Pittsburgh Arsenal K-5 (Kinesthetic Awareness)
  • Pittsburgh Banksville K-5 (Fitness Fridays)
  • Pittsburgh Dilworth Elementary (Pittsburgh Dilworth Gets Moving!)
  • Pittsburgh Greenfield (Common Threads)
  • Pittsburgh Manchester PreK-8 (Growing Up Manchester)
  • Pittsburgh Phillips K-5 (Tower to Table)
  • Pittsburgh Carmalt PreK-8 (Jumping with Jill, Make Nutrition Rock at Your School)
  • Pittsburgh Westwood K-5 (The E.S.T.E.E.M. Group)
  • Pittsburgh Whittier Elementary K-5 (Ballroom Dancing)
  • PLEA (Wellness Group)
  • Providence Connections (Providence Connections Outdoor Explorers)
  • Tender Care Learning Center, Whitehall (Ready, Set, Grow!)
  • The Glen Montessori School (The Glen Gardens)
  • Turner Intermediate School (Growing Together)
  • Urban Pathways K-5 College Charter School (Going Green Growing Classrooms)
  • Weil Elementary (Sensory Paths to Peacefulness)
  • West Liberty Elementary (Stationary Bike Cool Down)
  • Wilkins Elementary (Wilkins Wellness)
  • Wyland Elementary (Wyland’s Tower Garden)
  • Young Scholars of Western PA Charter School (Farming Friends/The Gardens @ YSMCS)