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Fun Recipes For National Grilled Cheese Month!

Everybody loves grilled cheese sandwiches! This gooey, toasty sandwich has been a longtime favorite in lunchrooms across America for decades. We’ll be serving them at our Houston charter school during National Grilled Cheese month and encourage everyone else to try a healthy version as well.  Nutritional Benefits of Grilled Cheese Sandwiches It’s important for kids and adults…

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10 Tips for Helping Kids Play Safe

It’s Safe Kids Week from April 20th to 25th, which means having fun just got safer. The National SAFE KIDS Campaign has found that May is the beginning of the high season for childhood injuries that result in death. As the weather warms up and kids get more active there’s a greater potential for injury,…

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Say No For National D.A.R.E. Day

The Drug Abuse Resistance Education program, more commonly known as D.A.R.E., has been helping kids live safer, drug-free lives for 32 years. The program began in Los Angeles to address problems with kids being exposed to drugs and violence, but it’s now in 53 countries. The D.A.R.E. founders took a unique approach by enlisting the…

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Slow Down and Enjoy "Drop Everything and Read" Day

If you’re an avid reader you may have heard about Drop Everything and Read Day (D.E.A.R.). D.E.A.R. Day is a part of Drop Everything and Read month, a national event that promotes regular reading. It’s held every year on April 12th. Why April 12th? Because that’s the birthday of beloved writer Beverly Clearly, who mentioned D.E.A.R. month…

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Snacking Healthy During National Nutrition Month

The rising obesity rates in America have turned our attention to the need for eating a healthier diet. It’s an issue that is especially important for kids. The CDC has reported that over the last three decades childhood obesity has doubled, while adolescent obesity has quadrupled.  These sobering statistics point to the fact that creating healthy eating habits…

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Pro-Vision Academy Awarded the NFL PLAY 60 Grant

This week marks an exciting event for the Pro-Vision Academy athletics programs! Last fall our Houston charter school was selected as one of the recipients of the NFL PLAY 60 Grant. Now, NFL representatives are visiting Pro-Vision Academy to meet our students and discuss the importance of staying active! Keep reading to learn more about the grant…

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Ideas for Playing Safe During Spring Break

March means only one thing to most students – Spring Break! Taking a break from school to enjoy the newly warmed weather is a great opportunity for kids to get outside and get active. Here are a few of our top tips for playing safe during the Spring Break holiday.  Wear the Proper Protective Gear…

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Activities to Celebrate Brain Awareness Week

Pro-Vision Academy charter school puts students’ education first. Brain Awareness Week is a great time to focus on ways that kids can make their brains stronger, healthier and more efficient. Keep reading to learn more about Brain Awareness Week, brain activity and tips for making the brain stronger.  About Brain Awareness Week Brain Awareness Week is about…

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The Origins of African American History Month

During African American History Month we honor men, women and communities that have helped to shape the country as well as today’s leaders. “February is a month for us to remember our African American icons,” says J. Sanders, a 12th grader at Pro-Vision Academy charter school. But how did African American History Month come to be? Learn…

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What Can be Learned from Random Acts of Kindness

Random acts of kindness impact people in significant ways, especially if you’re the person being kind. Numerous studies have found that doing acts of kindness boosts our happiness and health. It also inspires others to act kind as well. At Pro-Vision Academy, our entire learning environment is based on lending a helping hand whenever someone…

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