Wichita School Wins Grand Prize For Keeping Students Fit

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Stay up-to-date with KAKE News:

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Kansas schools are winning recognition for keeping students active.

The Kansas State Department of Education says it worked with the Midwest Dairy Council to encourage schools to upload videos showing how their schools are active each day.

The grand prize winner in the Fuel Up to Play 60 Physical Activity Challenge was Gardiner Elementary School in Wichita. Runner-up schools are in Norton, McPherson, Olathe and Blue Rapids.

Fuel Up to Play 60 is a school nutrition and physical activity program. It's created in partnership with Midwest Dairy Council and the National Football League.

This year's focus was on efforts ranging from walking club to in-class activity breaks.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KAKE TV 1500 N. West Street Wichita, KS 67203-1323 (316) 943-4221
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 152536705 - kake.com/a?a=152536705