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Thank you, Phoenix!

Today, we teamed up with Attorney General Tom Horne in Phoenix, Arizona to present Ask, Listen, Learn to the enthusiastic students at Centennial Middle School. We started off by showing a PSA General Horne starred in from earlier this year. The PSA encouraged kids throughout Arizona to “say ‘YES’ to a healthy...

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Thanksgiving Family Time

Thanksgiving revolves around food. And lots of it. Still, it’s important to remember that for some of us, this is precious time to spend with our family and close friends. Maybe you travel, or have friends and relatives in town, or maybe you have kids back from college for the...

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Attorney General Suthers joins Ask Listen Learn in Denver

Today, the Ask, Listen, Learn team was in Denver, Colorado with Attorney General John Suthers and over 350 6th graders at West Middle School to present our interactive program. The attorney general and the students played an interactive game and learned why it is important to say “YES” to a healthy lifestyle...

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Welcome to the team, Bryan Clay!

The Ask, Listen, Learn team is honored and excited to announce “The World’s Greatest Athlete” Bryan Clay, as our newest Superstar! Bryan Clay holds 2 Olympic decathlon medals- winning a Silver medal in 2004 and Gold in 2008. He’s among the very few decathletes in the world to hold 2 medals...

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We’re in Louisville for NMSA’s annual conference

The 38th Annual American Middle Level Education Conference/Expo is taking place today and tomorrow in Louisville, KY. Featuring over 4,000 attendees from all over the country, the AMLE conference is consistantly one of the largest gatherings of Middle Level Educators on a yearly basis. The conference aims to provide middle school teachers...

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BOOK GIVEAWAY! I’d Listen to My Parents If They’d Just Shut Up

Our friend and National Advisory Board member Dr. Anthony Wolf’s latest book is out today - I’d Listen to My Parents If They’d Just Shut Up. Dr. Wolf offers up a humorous take on the trials and tribulations of parenting a teen, and how even the most well-intentioned approaches to parenting can run...

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A Healthy Halloween Dinner

Before you send the little goblins out to roam the streets, fix them up a healthy dinner for energy to run from house to house! It will also keep them (and you) from snacking on TOO much candy throughout the night! What to try: Spooky Shepherd’s Pie – Hot Dog...

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Olympic athlete Bryan Clay joins Ask, Listen, Learn!

We’re very happy to announce that Bryan Clay, Gold medalist decathlete from the 2008 Olympics, is signing on with the Century Council’s Ask, Listen, Learn program! Ask, Listen, Learn‘s goal is to encourage middle-school kids to say ‘YES’ to a healthy lifestyle and ‘NO’ to underage drinking. And we think Bryan Clay is an...

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