More than 30 students meet in the school’s playground every Thursday morning before school to begin a 20-minute walk around the neighborhood.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Friday, July 13, 2012
Edgewood Elementary's Walking Club walks two miles a week to promote healthy-lifestyle awareness.
From Pottstown School District: The Edgewood Elementary School’s Walking Club, sponsored by Pam Pascal, Amy Sellman, and Kerry Kline, was created to help promote awareness for developing healthy lifestyle choices. Students in third, fourth, and fifth grade had the opportunity to participate in a twice a week one-mile walk around the school. A goal was set to walk for 20 minutes on each outing. Students received a small plastic foot each time they walked. Completing the entire eight week program was recognized with a large foot attached to a necklace chain. Students completing all eight weeks of the program included: Kishan Patel, Chloe Hebert, Raquel Villegas, David Wallace, Jacob Traylor, Robbie Fleming, Samuel Villegas, and Zach …