SAGAMORE HILL ELEMENTARY WINS FITWORTHKIDS HEALTHY BEHAVIOR CHALLENGE
Fort Worth, TX, Nov. 27, 2012— Fort Worth ISD’s Sagamore Hill Elementary School is the winning school in the recently completed “FitWorthKids” Challenge, an eight-week team competition for 3rd to 8th graders across the city that tracked their daily physical activity and healthy eating patterns. The announcement was made by Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price today during an afternoon assembly.
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Mayor Price presented the school with a check for $1,000 for new P.E. equipment. Second place went to J.P. Elder Middle School, winning $750 for new P.E. equipment, and third was Western Hills Elementary, earning $500 for new equipment.
In total, teams from 81 schools across the Fort Worth ISD competed, representing a collective 26,901 students. School P.E. instructors helped the students track minutes in activity, as well as fruits, vegetables and water consumed daily. Sagamore Hill’s collective minutes of activity for its 278 participants totaled a whopping 1,430,268.
The other schools that ranked in the top ten are:
Contreras Elementary School
Como Elementary School
Daggett Montessori School
Hubbard Heights Elementary School
Springdale Elementary School
Tanglewood Elementary School
WM Green Elementary School
The challenge was one of the inaugural events of the Mayor’s new FitWorth Healthy City Initiative launched in September. To learn more, and to join the movement, see www.fitworth.org.
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