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Partner Up Power Up is back, baby!
That’s right! Partner Up Power Up returns this October with LIVE fitness training Wednesdays (elementary school students) and Thursdays (middle and high school students 10 – 10:30 a.m. Get your classroom ready for more health, fitness and fun. Rosters are due by September 14. Complete the roster here and submit to UnifiedSchools@sonc.net. Need help completing your roster? Email us!
Partner Up Power Up: NEW THIS YEAR
Unified Champion Schools with at least 25% general education student partners on their roster will qualify for additional incentives including free t-shirts and $100 voucher towards an end-of-season celebration with your team! Schools must be registered by September 14 to qualify for the incentives. Learn more about Partner Up Power Up.
Your school could be a National Banner School!
A Unified Champion School receiving national banner recognition has demonstrated commitment to inclusion by achieving the 10 national standards. Do you think your school has what it takes to become a national banner school? Learn more about the national banner recognition program and the 10 standards to meet here.
Congratulations to the 2021-22 class: Charles P Murray Middle School (New Hanover), Duke University, Francis Bradley Middle School (Mecklenburg), Green Hope High School (Wake) and Idlewild Elementary School (Mecklenburg).
Get your Spread the Word Inclusion items today!
Annually held on the first Wednesday of March, Spread the Word: Inclusion Day will be here faster than you know it! Special Olympics North Carolina continues to bring you some amazing Spread the Word items from our online store. The ordering process will be the same as last year and schools will now receive up to $250 in promotional items!
As a token of our appreciation to our teachers, place your rally store order and include up to two custom “Choose to Include” water bottles just for you.!
September 14: Partner Up Power Up registration due
- Register for Partner Up Power Up by completing this roster.
October 2: Over The Edge – Register here
- Feeling daring? Choose courage! Participants must be a minimum of 14 years old. All individuals under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a legal guardian in person at the event at registration. Participants must weigh between 100 and 300 pounds.
October 5 – 13: Partner Up Power Up – Register here
- Live fitness sessions every week! Elementary sessions 10 – 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday. Middle and high sessions 10 – 10:30 a.m. every Thursday.
October 30: Plane Pull – Register here
- Make a team and test your strength! Five-person teams will compete to see who can pull a 30,000-pound plane the fastest. Participants in the Plane Pull can be as young as 16 years old. Parent/guardian approval will be needed using the SONC Plane Pull waiver for anyone 16 and 17 years old