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saddie

Archery In Schools

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On Monday I go in front of our school board to get the NASP program in our school. This is a great program I hope they vote yes. If you have time check this website out and try and get it in your school. Im a MOM [mom on a mission] and I dont take no for a answer. Wish me luck the kids need it.

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Good luck Saddie.Its great you are doing this for the kids and I hope they do work with you for your effort.

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As a Phy Ed Teacher... I say good luck to you.. I'll keep my fingers crossed...

I have taught many youth classes at Gander Mtn.. but never in my class room.

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Saddie,

My school started the program last year. We are K-4 school on the west side of Lake Minnetonka. We ran the program for 3rd and 4th graders. We participated in the state tournament last year and we had 53 students 1/3 of our 3rd and 4th graders) participate. Their parents drove them the 1.5 hours to Sauk Rapids because they liked it so much. We won the elementary division and now are kids are proud to be the archer state champs.

Our middle school and high school also started the program last year with great success.

Our middle school was highlighted in the Star Tribune reporting on introducing archery back into the schools.

If you have any questions or if there is anything I can help you with on your quest, please email me at wallacem@westonka.k12.mn.us

Good Luck,

Mike Wallace

Physical Education Specialist

Hilltop Primary School

Minnetrista, MN

wallacem@westonka.k12.mn.us

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I went to jr high and high school in Forest Lake. In Jr high they had archery in py ed. I've got no idea if they still do as high school was some time ago.

Good luck to ya. Stay the course and be stubborn!!!!

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I wish you the best of luck. Both my boys go to John Glenn Middle School and they have a fantastic archery program. it's one of the most popular after school programs.

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THANKS for your info. USC in WELLS MN will be the next school to have archery in it. If anyone decides to bring it to there school let me know and I would Love to help. One person can make a difference. Michelle

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Congratulations!!

We need more people like yourself to help promote our sport.

Dave

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