APS has partnered with 24 Hour Fitness and Gold's Gym to offer discounts to staff members. Please check out these links to find out how to sign up!
Save the buttons and fit into your skinny jeans this by Thanksgiving with the $10,000 Team Challenge! Have fun getting healthy and help you stick with your weight loss goals, Aurora Public Schools has partnered with HealthyWage to bring you a $10,000 team weight loss challenge.
Play with coworkers, family and friends
Sign up, create a team of 5 coworkers, family or friends and compete over 12 weeks to lose weight. There are more than $18,000 in cash prizes, including:
- 1st place team: $10,000
- 2nd place team: $5,000
- 3rd place team: $3,000
Registration costs $23.33/month for 3-months ($70). AND, get a full refund of your entry fee if you lose 10% of your weight after 9-months.
Challenge starts September 18th, 2015
If you’ve any questions, please get in touch with the HealthyWage team. Email email@example.com or call (888) 636-3832
As a district, we lost 3,395 pounds during our 2015 Biggest Loser Challenge! Congratulations to Kenneth Sutton from Vista Peak who was the overall winner losing 26.5% of his body weight! Second place was Tara Collister from Aurora Hills shedding 20.3% of her weight. Third place went to Tyler Hettich who lost 17.2% of his body weight.
The top ten teams:
1. Aurora Hills Bountiful Beauties lost 160 pounds (8.6%)
2. Wheeling Weight Loss Winners lost 120.9 pounds (7.26%)
3. North Melting Ice Caps lost 122.4 pounds (6.85%)
4. Boston PHAT Club lost 140 pounds (6.17%)
5. Fletcher Drop It Like It's Hot lost 136.5 pounds (5.98%)
6. Vista Peak Weight Loss Warriors lost 152 pounds (5.91%)
7. Kenton Weight Whoopers lost 88.3 pounds (5.65%)
8. Lansing Lithe Ladies lost 76.2 pounds (5.51%)
9. Jewell Shrinking Sisters lost 82.6 pounds (5.38%)
10. Gateway Fluff-A-Nators lost 129.5 pounds (5.33%)
Congratulations to all those that participated!
Bokwa is Back!
We will be doing one more Bokwa instructor training in the fall of 2015. Training is free, and if you need a sub, it's paid for! Check out www.bokwafitness.com to find out more. Or call the Healthy Schools Coordinator, Erica Campbell at 303-365-7813 ext. 28515 if you are interested in becoming a certified instructor!
Get Paid to P.O.P.
We are looking for staff members to hold physical opportunity programs (P.O.P.) before, after or during school. A grant received from Kaiser Permanente allows us to pay teachers for holding programs that gets kids moving! Please call Erica N Campbell at x28515
Click here to find classes, discounts, and other staff wellness initiatives offered by APS!