Over 100 Newark Public Schools Physical Education Teachers Attend Fuel Up to Play 60 Training at NY Giants Fieldhouse

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Fuel Up to Play 60 Initiative is a school nutrition and exercise program launched by National Dairy Council and NFL in collaboration with the USDA

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Over 100 Newark Physical Education teachers attended the Fuel up to Play 60 training at the New York Giants’ Fieldhouse with former NY Giant, Amani Toomer (right) to promote student health and wellness.

[Newark, NJ – November 17, 2016] Over 100 Newark Public Schools (NPS) teachers participated in the Fuel Up to Play 60 training event at the New York Giants’ Fieldhouse on Wednesday, October 26 to promote student health and wellness. At the event, teachers received training in flag football and participating schools received free equipment.

“On behalf of Newark Public Schools, I would like thank our partners at Fuel Up to Play 60 for their generous donation to our schools,” said Christopher D. Cerf, Superintendent of NPS. “Initiatives like Fuel Up to Play 60 will teach our students how to eat right and live a healthy and active lifestyle at an early age, setting them up for success in the future.”

Fuel Up to Play 60 is an in-school nutrition and physical education program launched by the National Dairy Council and NFL, in collaboration with the USDA. The initiative promotes health and wellness and encourages students to engage in 60 minutes of physical activity every day. The partnership with NPS was initiated by the American Dairy Association, in collaboration with the NFL.