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Primary school students learn 60 Minutes of Play helps academics as well

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Posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 10:05 am

OCEAN CITY – By 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 14, a class of third grade Ocean City Primary School students had exercised for 20 minutes, about a third of what the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends children ages 6 and older should do daily.

Sept. 14 was the first 60 Minutes of Play day Mikenzie Helphenstine’s class completed. It included multiple activities incorporated throughout the school day to help students do 60 minutes of exercise.

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