Start PHS in Your School
A partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) will bring Project Healthy Schools to 20 more middle schools by 2015 through the Building Healthy Communities: Engaging middle schools through Project Healthy Schools program. The first eight schools started in fall 2013. Eight more middle schools will be selected to start in fall 2014 and four more in fall 2015. Your middle school can apply to be one of the eight schools starting in Fall 2014.
- January 2014 - Application for Fall 2014 available on this web page
- March 14, 2014 - Application deadline
- April 30, 2014 - Notification of Fall 2014 schools begins
- August 19, 2014 - Mandatory orientation for Fall 2014 schools
Building Healthy Communities engages public, private and nonprofit partners - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, University of Michigan, Wayne State University's Center for School Health, Michigan Fitness Foundation and United Dairy Industry of Michigan -- to make a statewide impact to address childhood obesity in elementary and middle school children.
For questions, please contact program manager Jean DuRussel-Weston at 1-734-764-0290 or firstname.lastname@example.org