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Wellness Journals at Townshend Elementary

RiseVT-Windham County awarded an amplify grant to Townshend Elementary School to provide RiseVT Wellness Journals to students as a self-monitoring and regulation tool for students to identify identify sleep, exercise, screen time, mindfulness, water intake, and...

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Addison County Farmacy Project

ACORN (Addison County Relocalization Network) is a community non-profit whose mission is to promote the growth and health of local food and agriculture in Vermont's Champlain Valley. The organization's Addison County Farmacy Project’s connects families in the Porter...

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Wellness and Learning Go Hand-in-Active-Hand!

by RiseVT Staff and Grand Isle School Students Students at Grand Isle School were excited when Moretti, the RiseVT/FGI School Wellness Specialist, showed up this academic year. He is always smiling and ready to play a game. Teachers who early-on invited him into the...

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All Aboard at the South Hero Bike Train!

Written by Moretti, RiseVT Wellness Specialist Some of the sure signs of Spring in South Hero: the ice goes out, trees bloom, and the Bike Train sponsored by South Hero Recreation Department starts back up. For the last four or five years, Dr. Hobbs of the Rec...

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Adult Swim Classes in Lamoille County

Through an Amplify Grant from RiseVT-Lamoille County, RiseVT sponsored adult swim lessons at Johnson State. The classes were a huge success with 33 adults participating in the age range of 20s-70s. The participant feedback was overwhelmingly positive as swimmers built...

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Preschoolers and Caregivers Yoga in Windsor

RiseVT-Windsor County awarded Windsor Connection Resource Center an amplify grant to offer a 6-week yoga program for preschoolers and their caregivers.Classes are 45 minutes and designed to benefit both the caregiver and the child. The classes always have a theme...

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Trike Night at Mathmagicland!

by Faith DuBois, RiseVT Staff There was a giddy, excited energy in the air on the eve of Trike Night at Grand Isle School in mid-March as students got ready to enjoy some free-wheeling freedom that wove math activities with movement. From the smiles and the laughter,...

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A Little Change Can Make a Big Difference

by Moretti, RiseVT School Wellness Specialist On March 18th third graders from Grand Isle Elementary School brought almost $500 in change to the atrium of UVMMC to be counted by the volunteers at the Big Change Roundup. The school’s participation in the Children’s...

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Youth Learning Space at the St. Albans Museum

St. Albans Museum's Executive Director, Alex Lehning, MA, shares how funds from a 2018 RiseVT mini grant were used to facilitate heritage-specific cultural education through an engaging new exhibit and craft station recently added there: During our 2018 season, the...

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