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Break the Barriers

The Castle Rock Elementary School PTO is hosting our 4th annual Coyote Fitness Challenge during the week of May 14-18, with our culminating Challenge Day: Hike the Rock on May 21. 

During the Coyote Fitness Challenge, our students participate in a variety of activities over the course of the week that promote health, physical fitness and overall movement. During this week, there will also be education directed towards living a healthy lifestyle and making healthy choices during childhood and into adulthood. The culmination of the week of learning and activities is a school-wide hike up the iconic Castle Rock. 

 

Each morning, students will have the opportunity to participate in group activities like dodgeball, kickball, a running/relay course, and more. There will also be opportunities to set fitness goals over the course of the week (example: I will do 100 pushups, I will run the quarter mile, etc.) There will be additional opportunities during the day for fitness breaks and encouragement to get moving!

 

Coyote Fitness Challenge is also our final fundraiser of the year. As you may remember, all of the funds raised this year are being used toward purchasing technology (projectors, document cameras, a 360 camera, etc) for our classrooms. 

 

There are multiple ways for parents and students to participate in helping raise funds during this fun event:

 

  • Daily activity student admission: $1 per day (or $5 for the entire week)
  • Challenge Day: Hike the Rock participation: $5 (includes a snack and drink at the top of the rock)
  • Sponsor your Coyote(s): Sponsor your CRE student(s) by providing a donation for their fitness achievements! Suggested sponsorship amount: $30/family. Sponsorships can be made in cash, check (payable to CRE PTO) or online at our PTO Store!

We are looking for Business Sponsors for our event as well. If your employer is interested in contributing to our cause, all donations are 100% tax deductible!

 

Please direct any questions or concerns to PTO President Megan Greene, mgreene1[at]dcsdk12[dot]org.

April 10, 2018 | By mgreene1 | Category: Castle Rock Elementary School

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