The initiative was launched last year by Gov. Nathan Deal as a way to combat childhood obesity. It challenges schools to make healthy changes with regards to nutrition physical activity and wellness.
“Students do better in school when they are healthy,” said Superintendent Robert Avossa. “The Georgia SHAPE Honor Roll program aims to keep our kids’ bodies strong so their minds can learn and perform at their best.”
Birmingham Falls Elementary was also named to the honor roll last year, the school system noted. It was one of five schools that were also named to the list last year.
Other schools in Fulton County that made the list were:
Randolph Elementary School*
Birmingham Falls Elementary School*
Conley Hills Elementary School
Oak Knoll Elementary School
Ocee Elementary School
Stonewall Tell Elementary School*
Ridgeview Charter School*
Hembree Springs Elementary School
Holcomb Bridge Middle School*
(* means a school is making a repeat appearance on the honor roll)