September 20, 2012 | Vol. 39, No. 38

Petersburg City Schools meet Healthier US Challenge

Petersburg City School District, along with Kenai Borough Peninsula Elementary Schools are the first two Alaskan School Districts to receive national recognition for supporting the health of children and communities through the Healthier US School Challenge.

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As part of their efforts in this challenge, the districts feature healthy items on their school menus and emphasize physical education and activity.

“Kenai had four elementary schools to meet this challenge,” Petersburg City Schools Superintendent Rob Thomason said. “But Petersburg was recognized district-wide.”

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