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Middle School students jump ‘Hoops for Heart’

Great Bend Middle School students and members of the Great Bend High School boys basketball team got together to celebrate heart awareness by playing Hoops for Heart.

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Great Bend Middle School students and staff took part in “Hoops for Heart,” a learning project to benefit the American Heart Association, during the month of March.
American Heart Association representative Kim Sell organized the event and talked to the middle school students.
Students spent time in physical education class learning about heart health and healthy lifestyle choices that can be lifesaving. Simple choices, such as bypassing sugary beverages and choosing water instead, eating more fruits and vegetables, and exercising for 60 minutes every day, can improve cardiovascular health. Cardiovascular deaths remain the Number One cause of death in the ...


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