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Amsterdam students jump for joy over fitness challenge

 Tecler students enjoyed a Radio Disney dance party on Monday March 11. Tecler students won the dance party when they placed second out of 58 schools in the fall 2012 Radio Disney Get Active, Get Fit Challenge.
Photographer: Stacey Lauren-Kennedy
Tecler students enjoyed a Radio Disney dance party on Monday March 11. Tecler students won the dance party when they placed second out of 58 schools in the fall 2012 Radio Disney Get Active, Get Fit Challenge.
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The William B. Tecler Arts in Education Magnet School gym was an erratic ocean of tiny bobbing children Monday afternoon. Late last year the school scored a surprising second-place finish in the statewide Radio Disney Get Active, Get Fit Challenge. The prize — Monday’s dance party — served to reward the roughly 420 elementary students for months of voluntary exercise. “It was pretty competitive,” said physical education instructor Colleen McHeard, who spearheaded the school’s effort. ...

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