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Lake County, Ohio - Achieve

Schools

    ACHIEVE works with K-12 public schools in Lake County to foster policy and environmental change strategies that create improvements around physical activity and nutrition in our schools.

    • Royalview Elementary, Willoughby-Eastlake (1)
    • Longfellow Elementary, Willoughby-Eastlake (1)
    • St. Mary's, Cleveland Catholic Diocese (1)
    • Memorial Middle School, Mentor (1)

    In the fall of 2010, ACHIEVE provided $1,000 grants to the following schools in Lake County:

    • Chestnut Elementary, Painesville (2)
    • North High School, Willoughby-Eastlake (2)
    • Elm Street Elementary, Painesville (1)
    • Longfellow Elementary, Willoughby-Eastlake (1)
    • Ridge Middle, Mentor (1)
    • Leroy Elementary, Riverside (1)
    • Kirtland Middle, Kirtland (1)
    • Madison Avenue Elementary, Riverside (1)

    The above schools were funded to implement the following changes:

    •  Virtual hike across the United States.
    •  Student exposure to healthy food tasting.
    • Student exposure to one mile marked indoor and outdoor course on campus.
    • Staff and student involvement with bike to school days.
    • Salad shakers and baked potato served at lunch.
    • Recess before lunch.
    • Dancing classrooms.
    • Healthy cooking labs while studying effects of calories, fats, sugars, and physical activity.
    • School greenhouse, gardens.
    • After-school sessions of zumba, pilates, yoga, and karate for students, parents, and grandparents.
    • Marathon club.

    Participating schools need to report how the money is utilized and schedule a site visit during the year they are funded with the ACHIEVE committee.

     A Fresh Look at Healthy Fundraisers for Schools

    This guidebook aims to help schools find fundraising options that meet their needs and support the health of children and adults in their communities. Click on the image below to downlaod a copy.