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CATCH Global Foundation to Bring “Restart Smart” Trainings and Whole Child Wellness Programming to Michigan Schools
August 20, 2020  | By CATCH Global Foundation

Schools Enroll Here Dozens of schools will get the evidence-based school wellness program CATCH®, while up to 200 schools statewide will receive virtual training on resuming Health & PE post Covid-19, thanks to $252,000 in grants from the Michigan Health […]

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When Are We Going to Teach Health? Chapter 6
November 25, 2019  | By CATCH Global Foundation

“Tobacco Avoidance: Defusing the E-Cigarette Explosion” The following is an excerpt from When Are We Going to Teach Health?, a forthcoming book from CATCH Global Foundation CEO, Duncan Van Dusen. The book will be available for purchase and digital download in […]

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CATCH Global Foundation and Action for Healthy Kids Partner to Bring Whole Child Health to Schools Across America
May 13, 2019  | By CATCH Global Foundation

CHICAGO (May 14, 2019) — Two leading organizations in the school health arena have teamed up as part of a concerted effort to improve kids’ health and well-being in schools nationwide through programming, policies, and community engagement. Together, CATCH Global […]

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New Orleans CATCH Coordinated School Health Initiative – Phase 1 Evaluation Report
January 30, 2018  | By CATCH Global Foundation

Jefferson Parish Public School System Evaluation – Year 1 Report (PDF) The New Orleans CATCH project aims to increase physical activity and healthy eating, reduce obesity, and create health-promoting environments for approximately 18,000 students in 40 elementary schools in the […]

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Montana, Illinois, and New Jersey earn national recognition with inaugural CATCH® Awards for Excellence in Health
December 18, 2017  | By CATCH Global Foundation

The CATCH® Awards for Excellence in Health (CATCH Awards) are a new national distinction to be given annually in recognition of exemplary efforts to promote and support health and wellness locally through the CATCH Program. In addition to providing well-deserved […]

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All CATCH® K-8 Classroom Curriculum now on CATCH.org!
August 16, 2017  | By CATCH Global Foundation

It just got easier to teach CATCH® in elementary and middle schools! The CATCH K-8 Classroom Curriculum is now available to access in its entirety via the CATCH.org online platform (formerly “Digital CATCH”). Gone are the days of photocopying handouts and tracking […]

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New Orleans District to Expand Health Promotion Program to Sixteen More Elementary Schools
July 25, 2017  | By CATCH Global Foundation

$159,000 Grant Will Expand CATCH® Program that Teaches Students and Parents about Importance of Healthy Eating, Physical Activity   CATCH Global Foundation and Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) will expand implementation of a program that helps kids and parents […]

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CATCH in Ecuador: “Concerned to Support the Healthy Nutrition of our Students”
March 7, 2017  | By CATCH Global Foundation

See below for a translated update from the Torremar community in Ecuador and their involvement with CATCH, including a photo gallery. (Original post in Spanish here.) “Several members of the Torremar community including teachers and a doctor received a nutrition training sponsored by […]

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Oklahoma City Schools Commit to Making Students Healthier with CATCH Program
February 21, 2017  | By CATCH Global Foundation

A grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma will support implementation of evidence-based school health program in nine OKCPS schools. AUSTIN – Nine Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS) will begin implementing a program designed to help kids eat […]

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CATCH in Oklahoma: Carnegie and Guymon Results!
February 20, 2017  | By CATCH Global Foundation

In January of 2016, CATCH Global Foundation partnered with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma to bring CATCH to 2,200 students in Guymon and Carnegie Public Schools in rural Oklahoma. This initiative, the Western Oklahoma CATCH Coordinated School Health Initiative, aimed to increase physical activity and […]

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