Sprout Springs School of Enrichment

We all want to help our kids reach their hopes and dreams. What better way to do that than ensure they’re healthy.

- Tom Adam, Physical Education Teacher


 

At-a-Glance

District: Hall County School District
Location: Flowery Branch, Georgia
Enrollment: 853 students
Joined Healthy Schools Program: 2011

 

Spout Springs used the Healthy School Program Framework to achieve excellence and in just three short years, has been recognized with the program’s Bronze, Silver, and Gold awards! The Healthy Schools Program’s combination of high quality technical assistance, professional development, tools, resources, and access to national experts to support implementation helped Spout Springs become the first elementary school to achieve this honor in the Southeastern United States. Spout Springs changed their policy to restrict outside food for parties and in the cafeteria and has incorporated fitness into daily activities through teacher-led fitness breaks and Nintendo Wii breaks on rainy days.

Read more about Spout Springs’s Success

 

Meet Tom

Tom Adam is the physical education Teacher at Spout Springs and a life-long sports fan. For the past few years, he has also been an Alliance Ambassador, using his voice to help shape the national discourse on childhood obesity on behalf of the Alliance.

Watch Tom in Action