Friday July 1 2016
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Preventing Dehydration

Preventing Dehydration

Every day, under normal conditions, we all lose some body water through sweat, tears, urine, stools, and vapor from our breath.

Swimming Safety

Swimming Safety

Every year, almost 100,000 swimming-related injuries are treated in hospitals, doctors’ offices, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers and hospital emergency rooms, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Staying Sharp in the Summer

Staying Sharp in the Summer

It is no secret that kids are seldom at their strongest academically during the summer. Even top students can lose ground from the end of one school year to the beginning of the next.

Street Smarts

Street Smarts

Games commonly found on mobile devices and larger consoles nowadays usually revolve around violence, entertainment, or some combination of mindless activity and often inappropriate content.

Saving Money: Swimming Pools

Saving Money: Swimming Pools

Owning a pool is a nice perk come the heat of the summer. But it can be an expensive item to maintain. Here are some simple tips that can help pool owners save a buck or two during the summer.

Bicycle Safety

Bicycle Safety

Good weather means kids riding bikes. But times have changed, parents, and kids no longer just roll their bicycle out of the garage and take off around the neighborhood. Our kids are safer on their bikes today, but only if we make sure they follow these simple rules.

PA CYBER STUDENT-ATHLETE PROFILE: Lukas and Nathan Halahan
Earlier this year, 300 youth bicycle riders from all over the country converged in Pittsburgh for an event called Next Generation Jam.

The hundreds of riders have nationally sponsored BMX riders Lukas and Nathan Halahan to thank – and, indirectly, the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School.

“It’s because of PA Cyber that the...

The 12-Month, One-Sport Athlete
A lot of people reminisce about the “good old days” when they were growing up. They played a variety of sports all year; fall was football and soccer season, winter was basketball and wrestling, and spring was for baseball and lacrosse.

Although every individual’s selection of chosen sports varies, the common theme of differentiation remains. Fast forward ahead to today’s young athletes and the “multi-sport” youth athlete title...

EQUIPMENT ROOM: Buying a Baseball Glove
For any young athlete interested in playing baseball or softball, one of the first steps to success is selecting the right glove. A player’s comfort level with their glove is crucial since a glove is a tool that any player can use to hone their skills.

Most sporting goods stores will have a wide variety of gloves to choose from. 

An important part of choosing a glove depends on what position a young athlete is thinking of playing....

School Bus Safety Tips
Over 25 million students, from elementary to high school, ride school buses to and from school every day.

While school buses are designed for safety by being equipped with flashing lights, high seat backs and the bright yellow color, a recent study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...

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