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LifeSmarts heats up in January

Happy New Year from the LifeSmarts team! January is when we lace up our running shoes and sprint to April and the National LifeSmarts Championship! So much happens in the next few months – here is a sneak peek of […]

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An Abundance of Good to Celebrate

December is such a busy time of year – with various holidays approaching, traditions to celebrate, gatherings near and far, and year-end events to plan. With this hectic fever infecting us, it sometimes helps to simply stop and breathe. As […]

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LifeSmarts competitions in full swing

At the heart of LifeSmarts is competition. It’s what makes learning so rewarding, and what keeps LifeSmarts coaches and students coming back year after year. November provides a good reminder about all of the ways to compete with LifeSmarts. State […]

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LifeSmarts launches its 24th year

Welcome back! We’re so glad you’re joining us for the 24th season of LifeSmarts. The long-standing goal of LifeSmarts is to create consumer savvy young people who will be better equipped for adult life in today’s complex, global marketplace. The program […]

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LifeSmarts 2017: Another Incredible Season

Guest blog by Sally Greenberg, NCL’s Executive Director April 23– Here we are in the Pittsburgh Westin — the sun is shining, and the NCL’s LifeSmarts program is in full swing. I just came from an uproarious session – complete […]

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I am inspired!

I am inspired! I returned home from the 2017 National LifeSmarts Championship tired and a little worse for wear, but very inspired by the teams who competed in Pittsburgh this week. I am inspired by: LifeSmarts spirit – we kicked […]

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50 days and counting!

In 50 short days we will host state champion LifeSmarts teams in Pittsburgh for the 2017 National LifeSmarts Championship. During nationals teams compete at least eight times, engage in academically rigorous competition, and are recognized for high achievement. Students work […]

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