Healthy snack recipes for kids

December 2019 … Healthy NewsWorks reporters gave favorable reviews to Southwestern Salsa with whole-grain chips this fall. Pumpkin Yogurt Dip has been another popular snack in past taste tests. So has “Kale-Ci-Yum” Smoothie. Recipes for the three snacks are included in Healthy Snacks and Quick Bites: A Recipe Book for Kids, which will be given […] Read More

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Sharon Manker joins Healthy NewsWorks board

November 2019 … Healthy NewsWorks is pleased to welcome Sharon Manker, the supplier diversity coordinator for American Water, as a new member of its board. Sharon manages American Water’s national supplier diversity program strategy for regulated state operations and recently co-chaired a inaugural Supplier Diversity Summit for the company featuring women-, veteran-, and minority-owned suppliers. […] Read More

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A Kindness Tree grows at Whitehall

November 2019 … Kindness is among the topics that student reporters for Healthy NewsWorks school newspapers have been exploring this fall. At Whitehall Elementary School in Norristown, the staff of the Healthy Reporter and their teacher, Mrs. Mulligan, took the assignment a step further. They asked the school’s third graders to remember a time when […] Read More

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Announcing an exciting opportunity for Healthy NewsWorks

December update: A generous donor has offered to match every new gift, dollar-for-dollar, up to $5,000, that we receive by New Year’s Eve. Please spread the word and help us meet the challenge by making your gift to Healthy NewsWorks today! November 2019 … Healthy NewsWorks is now in its 17th year of working with […] Read More

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Fun and fiber?

Amy Deahl-Greenlaw, a registered dietitian nutritionist with Healthy NewsWorks, shares some insights on how to get more fiber into kids’ diets. November 2019 … Fact: Kids love snacks. Fact: Kids need fiber. Mix in a little fun and you’ll get fiber- filled snacks kids will ask for! Kids need fiber just as adults do. Fiber […] Read More

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Follow your dreams, boxer tells reporters

>> See coverage of the interview on 6abc/WPVI-TV Action News October 2019 … They’d only been on the job for a month, but fifth grade William Cramp Fit Flyer reporters conducted an exclusive interview that would be the envy of a seasoned sports writer. Their subject: Former world boxing champion Bernard Hopkins. Facing the two […] Read More

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Board welcomes attorney Cary Rice

October 2019…Healthy NewsWorks is pleased to welcome attorney Cary Rice to its board as an observer for the next year. Cary is a litigation associate at Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller in Philadelphia and comes to Healthy NewsWorks through the Board Observer Program, a partnership between the Philadelphia Bar Foundation, the Delivery of Legal Services […] Read More

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Community Advisory Board is launched

October 2019…Healthy NewsWorks has launched a Community Advisory Board to ensure a closer connection between its school-based health journalism program and the community. The board is made up of 16 community leaders with a broad range of expertise and skills, most of whom attended an inaugural meeting recently in Philadelphia. “We have felt for some […] Read More

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Healthy Post returning to Duckrey School

October 2019 … These days it’s not uncommon to hear about newspapers that have folded or cut back on their print presence. But in North Philadelphia, a school newspaper is coming back to life after a 10-year hiatus. The Duckrey Healthy Post at Dr. Tanner G. Duckrey Public School will resume publication this fall with […] Read More

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Navigating the internet and adopting healthy habits

October 2019 … Students participating in the Healthy NewsWorks program gained a better understanding of the challenges posed by the internet and were motivated to adopt some healthy habits, all while honing interviewing and research skills, according to a recent analysis of survey results. The analysis, conducted by Caroline La Rochelle, a graduate student in […] Read More

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