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First Down For Fitness

Program Overview

Atlanta Falcons First Down for Fitness presented by the employees of Marsh & McLennan Agency and Publix Supermarkets is a three-month program (September 9 through November 28, 2014) designed to challenge third through seventh grade students throughout the state of Georgia to participate in fitness activities, eat healthy and lead a healthy lifestyle. The program incorporates components of the NFL’s Play 60 initiative, the American Heart Association, and Fuel Up to Play 60 nutrition program available through the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association (SUDIA).



Publix Recipes

Chicken Fajitas with Mexican Grilled Corn

Hearty Shrimp and Roasted Vegetables

Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken

Baked Spaghetti with Italian Side Salad

Market Basket Pasta

Italian Pie

Chicken Pillows

Southwest Green Chile Burgers

Rotisserie Chicken Enchiladas with Guacomole-Salsa Salad

Chicken Carbonara Rosa and Spinach Salad

Potato-Crusted Fish and Fresh Broccoli

Chicken Manchego

Sweet Pepper Salmon


2013 Participating Schools


  • Adamson Middle School - Rex
  • Adrian School of Performing Arts - Adrian
  • Alfretta A Harper Elementary School - Riverdale
  • Allgood Elementary - Dallas
  • Austell Elementary - Austell
  • Austin Road Elementary - Stockbridge
  • Baggett Elementary - Powder Springs
  • Bagley Middle School - Chatsworth
  • Barber Middle School - Acworth
  • Barnett Shoals Elementary - Athens
  • Beaverbrook Elementary - Griffin
  • Bells Ferry Elementary - Marietta
  • Bennett's Mill Middle School - Fayetteville
  • Benteen Elementary School - Atlanta
  • Berkmar Middle School - Lilburn
  • Big Shanty Intermediate - Kennesaw
  • Birmingham Falls Elementary - Milton
  • Birney Elementary School - Marietta
  • Blakeney Elementary School - Waynesboro
  • Bright Star Elementary - Douglasville
  • Browns Mill Elementary School - Snellville
  • Bryant Elementary School - Mabelton
  • Buford Academy - Buford
  • Burgess Peterson Academy - Atlanta
  • Burke County Middle School - Waynesboro
  • Burnette Elementary School - Suwanee
  • Burnt Hickory Elementary - Dallas
  • Burroughs Molette Elementary School - Brunswick
  • C. L. Gideons Elemantary School - Atlanta
  • Calhoun Elementary School - Calhoun
  • Campbell Elementary School - Fairburn
  • Campbell Middle School - Smyrna
  • Canby Lane Elementary - Decatur
  • Carson Middle School - Greensboro
  • Cary Reynolds Elementary School - Doraville
  • Cedar Grove Elementary - Ellenwood
  • Cedar Hill Elementary - Lawrenceville
  • Centennial Arts Academy - Gainesville
  • Centerville Elementary School - Snellville
  • Centro Escolar del Tepeyac - Mexico City
  • Chalker Elementary - Kennesaw
  • Chapel Hill Middle School - Decatur
  • Charles Ellis Montessori Academy - Savannah
  • Chatham Academy - Savannah
  • Chestatee Academy of Inquiry and Talent Development - Gainesville
  • Chestatee Elementary School - Gainesville
  • Chestnut Log Middle School - Douglasville
  • Chestnut Mountain Creative School of Inquiry - Flowery Branch
  • Chicopee Woods Elementary School - Gainesville
  • Clay Elementary School - Mableton
  • Clayton Elementary School - Canton
  • Cleveland Avenue Elementary School - Atlanta
  • Clifton Elementary School - Atlanta
  • Clubview Elementary School - Columbus
  • Coan Middle school - Atlanta
  • Colegio Eugenio de Mazenod - Mexico City
  • Colegio Miraflores - Mexico City
  • Columbia Elementary School - Decatur
  • Columbia Middle School - Decatur
  • Compton Elementary School - Powder Springs
  • Copeland Elementary School - Augusta
  • Cotton Indian Elementary School - Stockbridge
  • Crawford Long Middle School - Atlanta
  • Dacula Middel School - Dacula
  • Dallas Elementary School - Dallas
  • Deerwood Academy - Atlanta
  • Dobbs Elementary School - Atlanta
  • Dutchtown Elementary School - Hampton
  • Dutchtown Middle School - Hampton
  • Eagle Ridge Elementary School - Milledgeville
  • East Hall Middle - Gainesville
  • Eastside Elementary School - Senoia
  • Eastvalley Elementary School - Marrietta
  • Elm Street Elementary School - Rome
  • Emma Hutchinson Elementary School - Atlanta
  • Evansdale Elementary School - Doraville
  • Fairview Elementary School - Stockbridge
  • Ferguson Elementary School - Duluth
  • Fernbank Elementary School - Avondale Estates
  • Flat Shoals Elementry School - Decatur
  • Flowery Branch Elementary - Flowrey Branch
  • Floyd Shelton Elementary School - Dallas
  • Ford Elementary - Acworth
  • Forest Park Middle School - Forest Park
  • Forrest Hill Academy - Atlanta
  • Frank W. Spencer Elementary School - Savannah
  • Fred Armon Toomer Elementary School - Atlanta
  • Friendship Elementary - Buford
  • Gainesville Exploration Academy - Gainesville
  • Gainesville Middle School - Gainesville
  • Garden Hills Elementary - Atlanta
  • Glenn C. Jones Middle School - Buford
  • Greensboro Elementary School - Greensboro
  • Griffin Middle School - Smyrna
  • Hal Hutchens Elementary School - Douglasville
  • Hamilton E. Holmes Elementary School - East Point
  • Hampton Elementary School - Hampton
  • Hampton Middle School - Hampton
  • Hamrick Elementary School - Stone Mountain
  • Harper-Archer Middle School - Atlanta
  • Henderson Middle School - Clarkston
  • Henderson Mill Elementary - Atlanta
  • Hendricks Elementary School - Powder Springs
  • Hephzibah Elementary School - Hephzibah
  • Hickory Flat Elementary School - Canton
  • Hillside Elementary School - Roswell
  • Holly Springs STEM Academy - Canton
  • Hopkins Elementary School - Lilburn
  • Huie Elementary - Forest Park
  • Humphries Elementary School - Atlanta
  • Huntley Hills Elementary - Chamblee
  • Hutchinson Elementary - Atlanta
  • Imhotep Academy - Atlanta
  • International Academy of Smyrna - Smyrna
  • International Community School - Decatur
  • Intown Academy - Atlanta
  • Ivy Prep Academy at Kirkwood for Girls - Atlanta
  • Ivy Prep Young Mens Leadership Academy - Atlanta
  • Jean Childs Young Middle School - Atlanta
  • Jeff Davis Elementary School - Hazlehurst
  • John Wesley Dobbs Elementary - Atlanta
  • Johnson County Middle High School - Wrightsville
  • Joseph A. Humphries Elementary School - Atlanta
  • Joseph Knox Elementary School - Canton
  • Kanoheda Elementary School - Lawrenceville
  • Keheley Elementary School - Marietta
  • King Springs Elementary School - Smyrna
  • Lake Forest Elementary School - Sandy Springs
  • Laurel Ridge Elementary - Decatur
  • Leonora P. Miles Intermediate School - Atlanta
  • Liberty Elementary School - Canton
  • Lillian C. Poole Elementary School - Dallas
  • Linwood Elementary @ CB Watson - Warner Robins
  • Lithonia Middle School - Lithonia
  • Little River Elem. - Woodstock
  • Lost Mountain Middle School - Kennesaw
  • Love T. Nolan Elementary - College Park
  • Luther Judson Price Middle School - Atlanta
  • Lyman Hall Elementary - Gainesville
  • M.E. Lewis Elementary - Sparta
  • Madras Middle School - Newnan
  • Marbut Elementary Theme School - Lithonia
  • Margaret Winn Holt Elementary - Lawrenceville
  • Martin Luther King Jr Middle School - Atlanta
  • Martin Technology Academy - Flowery Branch
  • Mary McLeod Bethune Middle School - Decatur
  • Mathews Elementary - Columbus
  • Mattie Wells Elementary School - Macon
  • McClure Middle School - Kennesaw
  • McGinnis Woods Country Day School - Alpharetta
  • Memorial Day School - Savannah
  • Memorial Middle School - Conyers
  • Metter Intermediate School - Metter
  • Montclair Elementary School - Atlanta
  • Morningstar Academy - Brunswick
  • Morrow Middle School - Morrow
  • Mount Olive Elementary - East Point
  • Mount Vernon Exploratory School - Gainesville
  • Mountain Road Elementary - Woodstock
  • Mundy's Mill Middle School - Jonesboro
  • Murdock Elementary - Marietta
  • Murphey Candler Elementary School - Lithonia
  • Narvie J. Harris Traditional Theme School - Decatur
  • Nebo Elementary - Dallas
  • New Holland Elementary School - Gainesville
  • Nickajack Elementary School - Smyrna
  • North Hall Middle - Gainesville
  • Northside Elementary - Dallas
  • Oak View Elementary School - Decatur
  • Oakcliff Traditional Theme School - Doraville
  • Oakland Meadow - Lawrenceville
  • Oakwood Elementary - Oakwood
  • P.B. Ritch Middle School - Dallas
  • Palmer Middle School - Kennesaw
  • Panola Way Elementary School - Lithonia
  • Park Elementary School - Hamilton
  • Parkside Elementary School - Atlanta
  • Pearl Stephens Elementary School - Warner Robins
  • Perkerson Elementary School - Atlanta
  • Pleasant Grove Elementary - Stockbridge
  • Port Wentworth Elementary - Port Wentworth
  • Princeton Elementary School - Lithonia
  • Providence Elementary - Temple
  • Puketts Mill Elementary School - Dacula
  • R. M. Moore Elementary - Waleska
  • R.E. McNair Discovery Academy - Atlanta
  • Ragsdale Elementary - Rockmart
  • Renaissance Middle School - Fairburn
  • Richard B. Russell Elementary School - Smyrna
  • Rising Starr Middle School - Fayetteville
  • River Ridge Elementary - Evans
  • River Trail Middle School - Johns Creek
  • Roberts Elementary - Dallas
  • Rockbridge Elementary - Stone Mountain
  • Russom Elementary - Dallas
  • Salem Middle School - Lithonia
  • Sally D. Meadows - Vidalia
  • Sammye E Coan Middle School - Atlanta
  • Secundaria No. 27 Alfredo E. Uruchurto - Mexico City
  • Shadow Rock Center - Lithonia
  • Shiloh Elementary School - Snellville
  • Shiloh Point Elementary - Cumming
  • Sixes Elementart School - Canton
  • SL Lewis Elementary School - College Park
  • Smoke Rise Elementary - Stone Mountain
  • Smyrna Elementary - Smyrna
  • Snapfinger Elementary School - Decatur
  • South Hall Middle - Flowery Branch
  • South Mitchell Elementary - Albany
  • Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy - Atlanta
  • Southwest Middle School - Savannah
  • Spout Springs School of Enrichment - Flowery Branch
  • Springfield Elementary School - Springfield
  • Stephenson Middle School - Stone Mountain
  • Still Elementary - Powder Springs
  • Stone Mill Elementary - Stone Mountain
  • Stone Mountain Middle School - Stone Mountain
  • Stoneview Elementary - Lithonia
  • Stonewall Tell Elementary School - College Park
  • Sugar Hill Christian Academy - Sugar Hill
  • Sutton Middle School - Atlanta
  • Swainsboro Elementary - Swainsboro
  • Swainsboro Middle School - Swainsboro
  • Sweetwater Elementary School - Lithia Springs
  • Sweetwater Middle School - Lawrenceville
  • Sylvan Hills Middle School - Atlanta
  • Tadmore Elementary - Gainesville
  • The Main Street Academy - College Park
  • Thomson Middle School - Centerville
  • Timber Ridge Elementary School - McDonough
  • Tobacco Road Elementary - Augusta
  • Toney Elementary - Decatur
  • Tussahaw Elementary - McDonough
  • Union Elementary - Temple
  • Unity Grove Elementary - Locust Grove
  • Vanderlyn Elementary - Dunwoody
  • West Broad St. - Savannah
  • West Chatham Elementary School - Pooler
  • West Jackson Middle School - Jefferson
  • West Manor Elementary School - Atlanta
  • Westside Elementary - Warner Robins
  • Westside Middle School - Winder
  • Whit Davis Elementary School - Athens
  • White Sulphur Elementary School - Gainesville
  • Whitesburg Elementary - Whitesburg
  • William M. Finch Elementary - Atlanta
  • Wimbish Adventist School - Macon
  • Winterville Elementary School - Winterville
  • WJ Cooper Elementary School - Loganville
  • Wynbrooke Theme School - Stone Mountain

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