HealthierUS School Challenge Resources


The HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC): Recognizing Excellence in Nutrition and Physical Activity



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USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition.

Take the Challenge! View background information, award criteria, guidance documents, and other resources for completing the application process. A page of Training and Technical Assistance materials is also available, which includes several training Webinars.


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USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Use this map to view schools that have received HUSSC awards.


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USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition.

Get inspired! Watch online as HealthierUS School Challenge award winners share their success stories.


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Boy on a swing Recess / Recess Before Lunch

The daily exercise that results from recess helps to improve health and physical fitness, and there are many benefits to scheduling recess before lunch. Use these resources to learn more!


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Communities can increase opportunities for daily physical activity by encouraging children to walk or bike to and from school. Use these resources to start or enhance a program in your area!


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