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High Knees Tabata

10/22/19

High Knees Tabata

High Knees Set Up: Spread kids out   Details: Lead trainer will cue kids to rest and resume Cue kids to assume their position and countdown to start movement Do as many high knees (in place or on the move) as possible in 20 seconds , then rest for 10 seconds Repeat for a total [...] Read More

News

Announcing our first Defender of Physical Activity Award Winner: Memorial Elementary in Natick!

10/21/19

Announcing our first Defender of Physical Activity Award Winner: Memorial Elementary in Natick!

Congratulations to Memorial Elementary in Natick for being the first recipient of the BOKS Defender of Physical Activity Award. As our first ever BOKS school, Memorial has been an exemplary program to which all of our other BOKS schools have been modeled from and as such, was an easy choice to receive our first recognition. [...] Read More

Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Day with BOKS

10/10/19

Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Day with BOKS

Today is Mental Health Awareness day, and here at BOKS we felt it important to take the time to celebrate the fact that this once highly stigmatized issue is finally getting the attention it deserves. While we’ve made strides with awareness – we still have a lot of work to do if we want to [...] Read More

Introducing the Defenders of Physical Activity Award

09/24/19

Introducing the Defenders of Physical Activity Award

At BOKS, we envision a world in which physical activity is part of every child’s day. Our existing BOKS programs, and the trainers who run those programs, are getting us closer to making this dream a reality. To us, these all-star BOKS programs are real-life superheroes. That’s why we are excited to announce The Defenders of [...] Read More

It’s time to #LetKidsMove

09/12/19

It’s time to #LetKidsMove

BOKS was founded almost 10 years ago with a goal to put ourselves out of business by making physical activity part of every child’s school day. Unfortunately, in today’s screen obsessed culture, modern society has taken us even further from our goal. Our kids are the least active generation in history and yet, physical inactivity [...] Read More

Resources

2018 BOKS Summer Fun Pack

07/11/18

2018 BOKS Summer Fun Pack

Physical activity should never take a summer vacation. To help you get through the not so lazy days of summer, the BOKS team has created a “Summer Fun Pack”. This packet can be used by families, neighborhood gatherings, or as part of a summer camp. The Summer Fun Pack includes some of our favorite BOKS [...] Read More

VIDEO: ADMINISTRATORS WEIGH IN ON THE POWER OF BOKS

06/11/18

VIDEO: ADMINISTRATORS WEIGH IN ON THE POWER OF BOKS

Educational professionals at every level face daily pressures to ensure they are creating safe and successful learning environments for their students. With an ever evolving and growing list of educational priorities, we understand that it can be challenging to get buy-in from school leaders when looking to implement a new program (no matter how beneficial [...] Read More

Summer Fun Pack

06/14/17

Summer Fun Pack

Wouldn’t it be fun to keep BOKS going throughout the summer? We have created a “Summer Fun Pack” so that our community can bring a little BOKS to their summers. This packet can be used by families, neighborhood gatherings, or as part of a summer camp. Just because the school year has ended doesn’t mean [...] Read More

Fruits & Veggies Month

06/14/17

Fruits & Veggies Month

Happy National Fresh Fruit & Veggie Month! It’s a great month to enjoy those REAL freshly harvested veggies and fruits which are super sweet and yummy. Don't be fooled though by fruit-flavored snacks, fruit leathers, or juices--REAL fresh fruit is the best choice. Speaking of fruits, remember to choose a variety of colorful ones. You [...] Read More

Events

BOKS at SXSW EDU 2019!

02/26/19

BOKS at SXSW EDU 2019!

For the second year in a row, BOKS will be attending the SXSW EDU (South By Southwest Education Conference) in Austin, Texas, in just one week! The SXSW EDU Conference & Festival fosters innovation in learning by hosting a community of optimistic, forward-thinking, purpose-driven stakeholders with a shared goal of impacting the future of teaching [...] Read More

Join team BOKS for the Reebok Boston 10K for Women

08/15/18

Join team BOKS for the Reebok Boston 10K for Women

The BOKS Team is excited to announce that BOKS has been chosen as one of two non-profit beneficiaries of the Reebok Boston 10K for Women. The historic race will take place on Columbus Day, Monday, October 8th and we would love to see the whole BOKS community come together to run, cheer, and support our [...] Read More

BOKS Kids Become Fitness Leaders @ Quincy, MA Event

05/30/18

BOKS Kids Become Fitness Leaders @ Quincy, MA Event

The Clifford Marshall Elementary School in Quincy, MA held a very special event last Thursday celebrating BOKS, the power of exercise, and total commitment to getting kids moving. Each year at this time, Principal Nicholas Ahearn, PE Teacher Janice Chapman, and 90 BOKS students lead the entire school of 500+ kids in an end-of-year celebration [...] Read More

Thank you SHAPE America!

03/30/18

Thank you SHAPE America!

The BOKS team has just returned (and recovered) from another amazing year at SHAPE America. This year's conference which took place in Nashville, TN brought together some of the brightest educators in the country for a few days of professional development, inspiring talks and powerful networking. The BOKS team had the absolute pleasure of taking [...] Read More