GPS Run for Fun Mission
Connect, Create and Care for the promotion of healthy and active lifestyles in the Gilbert Public Schools community.
We are excited to announce our upcoming GPS Virtual Run for Fun on February 27, 2021! Bike, walk, run, jog, play - wherever you are with your family! You can even encourage friends and family from out of town to participate to expand the fun!
Here are the highlights:
GPS Run for Fun Swag - visit GEF (Gilbert Education Foundation) for direct link
Resources for activity ideas, nutrition, farm to table gardening, and health and mental wellness
Are you a business owner that would like to contribute to the fun? Contact us at email@example.com
And most importantly, we hope our students, their families, employees and community are inspired to take the time to engage in healthy and active ways by taking care of yourself and each other on February 27... and each and every day!
Connect with us!
Theme: Connect, Create, Care... in the Community
Open to all K-12 GPS students, 1 submission per student please
Awesome prizes randomly drawn from all art entries!
First name: disc golf set
Second name: stainless steel water bottle
Third name: hydration backpack
Artwork may be identified by student first name, last name initial, grade and campus.
Deadline to submit artwork is Thursday, February 25.
Prizes will be drawn at random from all the submissions on Friday, February 26.
Prize winners will be notified by email.
Upload art file below (jpeg, pdf are examples of file types acceptable)
Healthful Tips and Resources
Mental Health Matters: Community Resources
Enjoy listening to our recent motivational podcast from our GPS employee wellness program... BeWell!
Are you a local business owner that would like to join in the fun?
We appreciate our business leaders in our community and their support of public education! If you are interested in donating goods and services to Run for Fun participants, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
In partnership with Gilbert Education Foundation
Founded in 2001, the Gilbert Education Foundation (GEF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to enrich, support, and promote innovation for the students and teachers of the Gilbert Public School District. Over the last 20 years, through events, grants, donations and corporate sponsors GEF has raised and contributed nearly $2.0M to students, staff and programs in Gilbert Public Schools. Programs include the social services S.H.A.N.E. program helping district staff and families in need, scholarships, varsity letter in volunteerism, innovation grants, STEM programs and enrichment. If you are interested in sponsoring, donating or getting involved please email email@example.com.
GPS Run for Fun Committee
Julie Adkinson, 4th Grade Teacher, Greenfield Elementary
Caryn Anson, PE Teacher, Finley Farms Elementary
Meredith Brook, PE Teacher, Ashland Ranch Elementary
Nick Cornell, PE Teacher, Campo Verde High
Luce Filiatrault, GPS Parent
Conna Jones, Marketing and Communications
Debbie McCarron, Nutrition Services
Camellia Mckenzie, Nutrition Services
Morgan Pardy, PE Teacher, Mesquite Elementary
Michelle Ricapito, Nutrition Services
Natalie Tenney, Nutrition Services
Melissa Waggoner, PE Teacher, Desert Ridge Junior High