St. Pius X kicked off month of health for students on Wed. - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

St. Pius X plans 'Healthy Challenge Month' for students

FOX19's Joe Danneman FOX19's Joe Danneman
EDGEWOOD, KY (FOX19) -

An Edgewood elementary school is looking forward to a very active month ahead.

St. Pius X School kicked off their first ever 'Healthy Challenge Month' on Wednesday.

As part of the challenge, students are encouraged to participate in 60 minutes of physical activity, five days per week, as well as incorporate healthy eating goals. Students win awards for their participation.

FOX19's Joe Danneman served as emcee for the pep rally.

Student athletes from Covington Catholic High School, Notre Dame Academy, Covington Latin and a volleyball player from Northern Kentucky University all attended Wednesday's pep rally to discuss the importance of staying healthy with students.

The Healthy Challenge is just one of several activities planned throughout the school year at St. Pius X to promote total wellness.

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     FOX19'S OWN JOE DANNEMAN SERVED AS THE EMCEE....TO KICK OFF FIRST EVER "HEALTHY CHALLENGE" MONTH AT ST. PIUS ELEMENTARY.

     STUDENTS WILL BE ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE IN 60 MINUTES OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 5 HOURS A-DAY...AS WELL AS EAT HEALTHIER...

     THIS IS JUST ONE OF MANY ACTIVITIES PLANNED THROUGHOUT THE SCHOOL YEAR AT ST. PIUS TO PROMOTE TOTAL WELLNESS.

 

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