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Making fitness Lesson One

Students at Blakely Elementary on Monday participated in a fitness challenge that included running laps around the playground during a timed recess. Along with encouraging students to exercise, the challenge was a parent supported fundraiser for Huntington’s Research and Hospice of Kitsap County. The event continues through Thursday. Students tracked the number of laps they ran for the fitness day event. Blakely students, like students across the school district, will see updates in health and fitness classes beginning next fall. - Brad Camp/Staff Photo
Students at Blakely Elementary on Monday participated in a fitness challenge that included running laps around the playground during a timed recess. Along with encouraging students to exercise, the challenge was a parent supported fundraiser for Huntington’s Research and Hospice of Kitsap County. The event continues through Thursday. Students tracked the number of laps they ran for the fitness day event. Blakely students, like students across the school district, will see updates in health and fitness classes beginning next fall.
— image credit: Brad Camp/Staff Photo

P.E. class gets a makeover with a new emphasis on healthy eating, living.

In Spokane schools, goalies run in place. And students, after hooking up their heart monitors, eagerly jog or jump-rope.

Many of them are so excited to get moving, said Bainbridge High School health teacher Charisa Moore, that they don

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