Fitness Frenzy

FUTP60 Grant Provides Opportunity to Bring Heart Rate Monitors to PE

With a Nov. 7 deadline on the horizon, teachers searching for funding to purchase heart rate technology have time to apply for a $4,000 grant from the NFL’s Fuel Up to Play 60 program.

Fuel Up To Play 60 (FUTP60) grants provide teachers with funding to implement programs designed to improve their fitness and nutrition. The grants require that funding is spent evenly on each, and applications must demonstrate specifics how students will learn nutritional and fitness skills. Read More

Christa McAuliffe PE teacher honored for helping students establish healthy habits

Originally published Sept. 20, 2018 in the Sun-Sentinel.com.

By Alex Kushel

Kristen Frazer has made an impact on her students at Christa McAuliffe Middle School in Boynton Beach. The Physical Education Department chairwoman has emphasized participation, teamwork and assisted in implementing classes for students to immerse themselves into several activities within the curriculum.

Frazer’s dedication and commitment to her work was rewarded as she recently was named the 2018 Florida Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year by the Society of Health and Physical Educators. Read More