Articles in the ‘School Moves’ Category


Enrichment Beyond the Classroom

March 21st, 2015 | By Gary No Comments

What started out three years ago as just a way to fill an open class period on Fridays has turned into one of the most popular programs for students, teachers, staff, and even…


Good Morning, Body and Brain!

October 15th, 2014 | By Gary No Comments

It is a well-known fact that exercise in the morning is not only good for your overall health but it also helps you think and function better throughout the day. For hundreds and…


Not Your Ordinary School Trip!

August 16th, 2014 | By Gary No Comments

While many of us stayed around Athens this summer and did very little, 30 students from Cedar Shoals High School were traveling across the Atlantic on an adventure that none of them will…


Students Going Gaga at High Shoals Elementary

May 19th, 2014 | By Gary No Comments

Screams of excitement are filling the gym these days at High Shoals Elementary and not for the singer Lady Gaga but for their new gaga pit.  A gaga what? you ask (that’s what…


OCMS Health & Wellness Fair a Win/Win

April 4th, 2014 | By Gary No Comments

Those of us who have already made it through the middle school years look back and remember a time when everything was changing. We were growing (although the girls were often taller than…


Oglethorpe Exceeding School Lunch Guidelines

March 17th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

Chances are, you have noticed some big changes in the food offered at your school cafeteria! In 2010, the United States Dietary Association (USDA) implemented new nutrition standards for school cafeterias via the…


Making Moves at Comer Elementary

December 12th, 2013 | By Marjie No Comments

  “My favorite sport today was basketball,” said one student. “Mine was running the hurdles!” said another. “I liked everything,” said one more. These are a few responses from students in the 3rd,…


Why do kids need P.E.?

November 4th, 2013 | By Katie No Comments

A dialogue between Dr. Bryan McCullick, professional of kinesiology, UGA College of Education, and Gary LeFeuvre, executive director of Athens MOVE G: Why should parents care about a quality PE education for their…

Monsignor Donovan in Mind, Body, and Spirit

October 14th, 2013 | By Marjie No Comments

Submitted by Class of 2015 AP Language students from Monsignor Donovan Catholic High School: Daisy Gallegos, Isabella Gallo, Will Keen, Rudy Montyre, Emily Shapland, Mackinlee Slate, and Kayla Ward At Monsignor Donovan Catholic…


Enrichment Cluster Days Get Students MOVING!

March 21st, 2012 | By Marjie No Comments

At six Clarke County School District elementary schools, students meet weekly in enrichment clusters – a way to engage students in the context of one of their interest areas. Whether it’s gardening, oceanography,…