Students urged to get up and move!


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Deb Orr leads 4th grader Jenna Cline in “roll the dice jump rope” during Power Up 4 Fitness at Indian Lake Elementary School.

Deb Orr leads 4th grader Jenna Cline in “roll the dice jump rope” during Power Up 4 Fitness at Indian Lake Elementary School.


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Katey Butler of Mary Rutan shows parts of a pig heart to 4th graders Brady Golliday and Brodey Reisigner.


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Indian Lake Elementary School 4th graders are learning reasons they need to put down their devices and get active!

The Mary Rutan Hospital Power Up 4 Fitness Team presented positive ways to live and life-long healthy habits.

Registered Nurse Deb Orr led groups in relay races of “roll the dice jump rope” and games of “kick the can” in the pod.

Orr told the fourth graders to make memories with friends by being active. “Instead of being inside playing on this (your devices), be outside doing fun stuff like this!” she encouraged.

In the classrooms students played a healthy foods bingo game in a session on nutrition, compared non-smoker lungs to a smoker’s lungs in a class on tobacco dangers and examined a healthy pig heart, similar to a human heart, in a discussion about staying active for heart health. Finally, 4th graders got Power Up 4 Fitness bracelets and educational resources to take home.

Deb Orr leads 4th grader Jenna Cline in “roll the dice jump rope” during Power Up 4 Fitness at Indian Lake Elementary School.
https://www.weeklycurrents.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/2018/09/web1_DSC_0227.jpgDeb Orr leads 4th grader Jenna Cline in “roll the dice jump rope” during Power Up 4 Fitness at Indian Lake Elementary School. Submitted photos

Katey Butler of Mary Rutan shows parts of a pig heart to 4th graders Brady Golliday and Brodey Reisigner.
https://www.weeklycurrents.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/2018/09/web1_Power-Up-2018-1.jpgKatey Butler of Mary Rutan shows parts of a pig heart to 4th graders Brady Golliday and Brodey Reisigner. Submitted photos

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Submitted by the Indian Lake school district.

Submitted by the Indian Lake school district.