Thursday, October 6, 2011
HS Primary students help set world record
Holly Springs Primary School will help National Geographic Kids magazine set the Guiness World Record title for the most people doing jumping jacks in a 24-hour period.
To break the record, more than 20,000 people worldwide need to complete one minute of jumping jacks in events occuring between 3 p.m., October 11 and 3 p.m. October 12.
Visit http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/lets-jump/ for official rules, additional locations and other information.
“Let’s Jump!” supports first lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign, which encourages kids and families to get healthy and active. Mrs. Obama is scheduled to kick-off the 24-hour period with one minute of jumping jacks at the White House.
There will be 31 jumpers from the primary school participating in the challenge by doing one minute of jumping jacks on Oct. 12 at the primary school, from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at the activity building. The school is located at 504 S. Maury Street.
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