2021 Year 8 Grand Final

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School Program Lets Students Earn P.E. Credits By Helping People With Yard Work

Many kids hate gym class, but this school gave them another choice. Students in Iowa are getting their Physical Education credit by helping people with yard work. The students can get exercise while aiding elderly and disabled people with their gardens and even chicken coops. Tim Hitzler, the social studies teacher, proposed this program at the Alternative Learning Center in Dubuque. The kids signed up to work during the last two weeks of the school year.