ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : FIN-06-054

Date Created : 02/10/2006


Co-op Directors
Middle School Principals
other: Jr. H. S. Principals; Child Nutrition Directors

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: Optional
Section:   Fiscal and Administrative Services - Dr. Bobbie Davis, Assistant Commissioner
AR Action for Healthy Kids Grants for Physical Activity and Nutrition Improvements

Regulatory Authority:

Contact Person:
Sheila Brown

Phone Number:


Arkansas Action for Healthy Kids has announced an exciting grant opportunity for Arkansas public middle schools (grades 6, 7 & 8) to improve the health of school children by increasing physical activity and nutrition programs for children. Grants are competitive and an application is required.

The grant announcement, application, and general information are available on the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) Child Nutrition Unit (CNU) Web page at Click on the “Healthy Schools” button.

The deadline for schools to submit a letter of intent to apply is March 15, 2006. This letter may be sent via e-mail to The full application is due April 28, 2006.

Contact Arkansas Action for Healthy Kids Chairperson, Carole Garner, at 501-526-6606 for additional information.


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