PBMorningMoveVisitSamantha Mills, a representative from Senator Al Franken’s office, visited Park Brook Elementary this week to learn more about the school’s fitness initiatives to support student learning. She spent time watching students play flag football and floor hockey as part of the Morning Move program.

Research studies indicate students who participate in physical activity have increased concentration, focus and even test scores. 

-Published May 20, 2014

synchroThe District 279 Synchro Gators earned several accolades at sections. They placed first and fourth in Long Team and fourth in Long Trio. Lizzy McBride placed second in Short Solo and first in Short Figures. Paige Anderson placed fourth in Short Solo. The Gators sent 16 student athletes to the state synchronized swimming meet at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center May 22-23. Good luck Gators! 

-Published May 20, 2014