Start PHS in Your School

Apply by March 22 to be considered for
fall 2019

Evidence is mounting that kids who eat well and are active do better in school. Would you like to create an environment at your school that supports and encourages healthy eating and physical activity? Could your students benefit from learning how to make healthy choices?

Building Healthier Communities LogoA partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the University of Michigan called Building Healthy Communities: Engaging Middle Schools through Project Healthy Schools provides an opportunity for middle schools to participate in the program while building an environment for long-term sustainability. We are now accepting applications for fall 2019.

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Important Dates

  • February 11: Webinar with Q & A.
  • March 22: Application deadline 5 p.m.
  • March 22 to May 31: Principal and wellness champion interviews
  • Week of June 3: School awards announced
  • Fall 2019: Program Implementation begins

How to Apply

Submit the application either by:

  • Completing the fillable pdf application form and emailing it to
  • Printing and scanning your completed application form and emailing it to
Applications must be received by 5 p.m. March 22, 2019

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PHS Program Information Webinar 2019

For questions, please email or call Program Manager, Jean DuRussel-Weston at 734-764-0290.

Start PHS in your school!