Parents and Teachers Model Health and Wellness at Cascade

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Fitness, health, and wellness were all the buzz at Cascade Elementary during the school’s annual Health & Wellness Expo. During the expo, students watched as parents and teachers competed in a friendly game of basketball. Students also had the opportunity to put their skills to the test and burn calories as they took to the court for exercise during halftime.Jaquavious Jackson, a fourth grader at Cascade Elementary, was very enthusiastic about exercising and learning how to stay fit.

“I’m having a great time. It’s the best time of my life,” he said. “I liked when I got to shoot the basketball, and I learned that health is important because it helps you stay in shape and not become overweight.”

Courtney Spraggins, a Kindergarten teacher at Cascade, said she thinks the basketball game is a great way for parents and teachers to show that exercise can be fun and model how…

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