Posts tagged "fitness"

Parents object to junior high tracking students' weight

Parents object to junior high tracking students' weight
Junior high is often a difficult time as students navigate social mine fields full of drama and adjust to rapidly changing bodies. Those two challenges come together when weighing in as a part of gym class. That is one of the reasons parents in Naperville Dist. 203 are objecting to a physical education class that... Read more »

ProActive Kids program helps tweens and their families fight obesity

ProActive Kids program helps tweens and their families fight obesity
Tween obesity is at an unprecedented level with the number of overweight adolescents tripling since 1980. The  ProActive Kids  program works with tween and their families to fight obesity and help tweens become healthier. A free program open to kids ages 8-14 who have a BMI in the 85th percentile and above, ProActive Kids has helped over... Read more »