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Congratulations to the Ask, Listen, Learn Challenge winners!

As we announced in March, The Century Council and the National Association for Sports and Physical Education (NASPE) collaborated to bring the Ask Listen Learn Challenge to schools across the country. The goal of the challenge was to raise awareness during Alcohol Awareness Month of the importance of saying “yes” to a healthy lifestyle and “no” to underage...

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A doubleheader with Congressman Dent

Today, Ask Listen Learn traveled to Hummelstown, PA to visit Lower Dauphin Middle School! Joining us for another fantastic event was Pennsylvania Congressman Charles Dent, who spoke to two groups of 6th, 7th, and 8th graders about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle and the dangers of underage drinking. As...

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Kick off summer by Making Smart Choices

Last summer, I was the captain of the gold medal-winning U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team at the 2012 Summer Olympic and won two individual medals; however, what most people don’t see is that I went through one of the hardest years of my life in 2012 finishing my decade-long goal of...

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Get Happy: It’s National Bike Month!

May is National Bike Month, and this week is Bike to Work Week! Last April, we posted about Smart Biking in Spring, with great tips for bike safety, like: “Obey traffic signals and signal your turns. For a left turn, hold your left arm straight out. For a right turn, hold your...

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Join us in celebrating National School Nurse Day this week!

I have heard the word “engage” used in many different ways. In my role as a school nurse I often hear staff discuss how to engage the students. In this circumstance I think they most often mean to hold the students’ attention. But what if we, as school nurses, teachers,...

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Join us in taking a Long Short Walk

To launch Global Youth Traffic Safety MonthTM in the U.S., the National Organizations for Youth Safety(NOYS) held a rally today at the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC. Joining hundreds of youth from across the country were Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman, Former U.S. Transportation Secretary...

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AAHPERD was a great success!

It has been a few days since AAHPERD 2013 wrapped up in Charlotte, NC, and we are still feeling the good vibes from attending the conference! Both current and aspiring PE teachers from all over the U.S. and outside the country stopped by our booth to hear what Ask, Listen, Learn is...

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Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day RECAP!

As you’ve probably seen from our tweets and pictures on Facebook, our 6th annual Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day was a grand success! We were so happy to have Superstar Aly Raisman in town between her tough Dancing with the Starsrehearsals to join Washington Spirit defender Aly Krieger, Tommy McFLY and Dan Hellie in encouraging...

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Ask, Listen, Learn visits hot and sunny Mesa, AZ!

We’re wrapping up April and Alcohol Awareness Month with several Ask, Listen, Learn events across the country! Today we had kids choosing to #JoinTheConvo in two different schools. We already shared how much fun we had in Standish Michigan today and now we’re reporting on another fantastic Ask, Listen, Learn...

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Our final Alcohol Awareness Month event!

After visiting schools in Michigan and Arizona, Ask, Listen, Learn went back east to Branchburg Central Middle School in Branchburg, NJ. We were so happy to have Attorney General Chiesa join us, especially since his son and daughter are students at Branchburg Central! Close to home, AG Chiesa got a...

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