O'Neill Elementary's 5th graders recently entered their "Healthier Habits" Solution video into a competition sponsored by Recess Rocks and won 1st place in the Group Division. Fifth Grade students took on the Healthier Habits Challenge in Coach Morrow's P.E. class and used Challenge Based Learning to make a difference in their family's health habits. On Monday, March 7, 2011 they were presented with a $2,500.00 check and a day of fun dance and movement activities led by Miss Kim from Recess Rocks. The contest was part of the nationwide Recess Rocks childhood obesity prevention campaign launched by Community Health Center, Inc. in September 2010. Emily Morrow, a sixth-grader who placed second in the individual category, was also be recognized.
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