High Plains Elementary School students flex their muscles during Health Jam.
Academy School District 20 promotes healthy schools by supporting student wellness, good nutrition and regular physical activity as part of the total learning environment and encouraging school health teams in every building. Improved health optimizes student performance potential, as children who eat well-balanced meals and are active are better prepared to learn. Research links healthy eating and physical activity with improved academic performance and classroom behavior.
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The mission of Academy School District 20 is to educate every student in a safe and nurturing environment and to provide comprehensive, challenging curricular and extracurricular opportunities that meet the unique needs of every individual by expanding interests, enhancing abilities, and equipping every student with the knowledge, skills, and character essential to being a responsible citizen of our community, our nation, and the world.
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