Girls Get Fit at Springville Junior High

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With all the illness in the world today, obesity is a common threat. But not for the girls at Springville Junior High. Every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday girls have the opportunity to meet after school from 2:45-3:45 with their instructor Mrs. Claire Mills.

Mrs. Mills has been teaching for three years at Springville Junior High, not only teaching the girls work out club, but also the special education program at the school. Mrs. Mills said, “I think that we do need this program. It helps promote a healthy life style, it's fun and everyone makes new friends.” Even with the hectic schedule of students day-to-day lives, girls still have the opportunity to relieve their stress and have fun at the same time.

Seventh-grader Nina Tuttle said, “I think the club is a good idea; girls can interact more with people outside of class.”  Nina isn’t the only one who shares a love for the club. Ninth-grader Maddie Alispach said, “Girls get the chance to get to know each other and be fit. It's good that people be fit.”  Everyone’s hopes are high as more after school programs begin to grow.

Even with the first term ending for students, everyone is encouraged to join the club, where instead of textbooks and tests, students do healthy activities such as, sports, making healthy treats, yoga, free weights, pilates and so much more. So take a stand for health like many other girls at Springville Junior High.



Julie Barbosa, SJHS Staff Writer