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Frontier hosts Harvest Fest/Fuel Up to Play 60 kickoff event

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  • Erin Dunsey/ Peoria Unified School District


Frontier Elementary School will host a free Harvest Fest / Fuel Up to Play 60 Kick-Off Event for the community from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25 on campus at 21258 N. 81st Avenue, Peoria.

The event will include health screenings, fun fitness and football activities along with a variety of harvest events including a pumpkin patch, crafts, a fanatic football fan contest, and an awesome vendor fair.

Frontier hosts Harvest Fest/Fuel Up to Play 60 kickoff event FallFestivalKids1This event is being held to educate individuals on the Fuel Up to Play 60 Program which is something the Peoria Unified School District encourages on its 42 elementary and high school campuses.

Fuel Up to Play 60 is a fun program that works to combat childhood obesity by helping schools make positive changes which encourage healthy eating and daily physical activity. The program is sponsored by the National Dairy Council and the National Football League and provides resources and opportunities for students and schools to learn about healthy life habits, to develop leadership skills and to earn fun incentives.

The Peoria Unified School District, located in the West Valley, serves more than 37,000 students in 34 elementary schools, seven high schools and one non-traditional high school. With ongoing open enrollment and alternative educational opportunities, the district boasts a 95 percent high school graduation rate.

Peoria Unified prides itself on excelling schools, award-winning teachers, high AIMS test scores, specialized signature programs and championship sports programs. The Vision of the Peoria Unified School District is “Every student, every day, prepared to shape tomorrow.” For more information, visit the district’s website,