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The Ellington Airman Leadership School is pioneering the use of smart watches in an innovative Air Force effort to train tomorrow’s leaders to be more efficient, effective and ready in a realm of ever-escalating demands.

It’s another first for Edwards Air Force Base, California.

The school introduced smart watches and plans to implement smart rings in the near future to infuse biofeedback and personal management technology into the curriculum.

This will help students improve their physical exercise, their sleep, their timing of when to tackle which tasks and other benefits that will help them be better leaders and accomplish more professionally and personally, said Master Sgt. Chad Hardesty, ALS commandant.

At a place where records and firsts are most often achieved in the skies above the base, this first came about in an ALS classroom.

It didn’t, however, take place in a vacuum.


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Athletics – Metro Nashville Public Schools

Health, Team Work, Community & Fun

Metro Nashville Public Schools Athletics focuses not only on physical health, but also on enduring elements of character.

Athletics provides student athletes opportunities to develop higher standards of mental, moral, social and physical fitness through participation in extracurricular athletic programs.

These activities function as part of the total educational curriculum to strive for the development of well-rounded individuals with positive citizenship traits.

All MNPS interscholastic sports are members of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) and abide by its constitution and by-laws in addition to the applicable policies of the Davidson County Board of Education.

The middle schools belong to the middle school athletic association and abide by its constitution and by-laws. 

All students who meet the eligibility requirements of the TSSAA, policies of the Davidson County Board of Education and/or guidelines set forth by the WMAA are permitted to participate in

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