Playworks Denver Schools Pledge To Play 60!

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Our Schools know about the importance of PLAY!  On September 16, 2010, five Denver area schools touched down with NFL Play 60—pledging to play 60 minutes a day for the chance to win $10,000!  Playworks Denver had an excellent turnout at Johnson Elementary School, Math and Science Leadership Academy, Harrington Elementary School, Oakland Elementary School, and Place Bridge Academy.Dressed in their favorite Broncos apparel, these playful contenders dominated the recess yards with games like “Juke ‘em,” “Football Frenzy Relay,” “40 Yard Dash,” and “Under Over Football.”  Principals, Faculty and Staff at these schools also wore their best Broncos gear, decorated their schools and took to the yard along with the students!Touch Down Denver!  PLAY ON!        By: Angela Garcia-Alfaro

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