Posted: June 7, 2013

   Week # 5   Keeping yourself safe while being active. Here are some great safety tips for when you being physically active. -Wear proper footwear like sneakers when running or playing sports -If you are going to be outdoors, remember to apply sunscreen to prevent sunburn -Bring a water bottle to keep hydrated and prevent overheating             -If you are biking, rollerblading, skateboarding, etc., be sure to wear your helmet.

Posted: June 3, 2013

    Mango Go For 42 Challenge Week #4     Preparing for physical activity is important!      Did you know that it is important to warm up your body before any physical activity? Warming up prepares your body physically and mentally for exercising, and also helps prevent injuries. If you are going for a run, you can warm up with some light jogging followed by some stretching. So lace up your sneakers, “warm up”, get a friend and go for a run. It’s Go for 42 time!

Posted: May 31, 2013

Congratulations to the following students for winning their grade level Spelling Bee: K - Nathan Crocker Gr. 1 Brooke Reynolds Gr. 2 William Eveleigh   Gr. 3 Troy Hay Gr. 4 Makayla Matchett Gr. 5 Lacey Wylie-Short What awesome "Spellers" we have at Croft!! Way to go champs!!!

Posted: May 31, 2013

NSEE hosted the second mountain bike race of the year this past week. In the Grade 4 Boys category our students captures all three top prizes. Congratulations to Dalton Harris-Nash for winning third, Landon Skidmore second place and Jacob Tenass the overall champ. In the Girls Division Julia Plaxton took home third place honors. Way to go boys and girls!!!

Posted: May 31, 2013

The Mt. Carleton Fund Raising Committee is having a BBQ at Kent Building Supplies tomorrow between 10 am and 3 pm. Come out and support our fund raiser. All are welcome. Enjoy the Tall Ships everyone.

Posted: May 27, 2013

Please note that, due to unforeseen circumstances, the date for the N.S.E.E. mountain bike race has changed to Tuesday May 28th @ 4:00 p.m.   The cost for this race is $ 3.00/student. Students may bring their own mountain bike to the race, however, we will be taking additional bikes & helmets for student use on this day. Please do your best to have your child at N.S.E.E. as close to 4:00 p.m. as possible. Please Note:            Next week’s scheduled race time at Gretna Green remains unchanged (Thursday June 6th @ 4:00 p.m.) Thank you and good luck to all mountain bikers.

Posted: May 24, 2013

Mango For 42 Challange - Week 3 WEEK #3:   Is physical activity really good for you? Did you know that by increasing your physical activity you can greatly reduce your chances of getting sick?  You will also be happier and healthier!   Playing outside with your friends is a fun and easy way to stay physically active.Running improves your heart, lungs, flexibility, and gives you more energy! Running can also help you improve in other sports.  Don’t forget to get at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day!  Lace up your sneakers and get out there to accumulate Kilometers and “Go for 42.”

Posted: May 24, 2013

Congrats to our Gr. 4 Mountain Bike Team for winning first, second and third place at our Mountain Bike Rally, held at Croft on Thursday May 23rd. Bailey Henderson took home third place honors, Landon Skidmore second place and Jacob Tenass was the overall Gr. 4 Champion. Our next race is scheduled for Tuesday May 28th at NSEE (Sunny Corner). New bikers welcome!!! Go Croft Go!!!

Posted: May 21, 2013

Mango Go for 42 Challenge – Week 2 How do I get enough energy to be physically active?

Posted: May 13, 2013

Mango Go for 42 Challenge – Week 1Mango Mania is back again this month with Go for 42. For the next 5 weeks there will be posts on this website giving you information about being physically active, nourishing your body to enable it to keep active and encouraging students to participate in the Go for 42 challenge at school.


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