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Madisonville CISD school board given petition to increase recess

Originally published March 5, 2018 by KBTX-TV3.

By Whitney Miller

A Madisonville CISD mother says she’s concerned about the lack of recess her children are getting at Madisonville Intermediate.

Monday night, Brooke Willis presented a petition with nearly 300 signatures to the school board, in hopes they will add daily recess to the district’s master schedule.

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Spearfish Middle School is one of three in S.D. with every day P.E.

Originally published Jan. 4, 2018 by KOTA News

By Ren Clayton

“We’re doing cross country skiing right now,” said Spearfish eighth grader Will Becker. “Some of these sports are really cool and they’re fun to do.”

P.E. class at Spearfish Middle School looks different than many other places. The three-teacher staff organizes activities like slack lining and orienteering.

“It was fun,” said another Spartan eighth grader, Jonathan Bloom. “We had a GPS and walked around the park and did a lot of activity stuff.”

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