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Piper High School Hosts Third Annual Community Wellness Day with the Miami Dolphins

Friday, October 16, 2015
Piper High School along with Banyan Elementary School, Discovery Elementary School, Horizon Elementary School, Nob Hill Elementary School, Sandpiper Elementary School, Village Elementary School, Welleby Elementary School, Bair Middle School and Westpine Middle School are hosting the third annual Community Wellness Day with the Miami Dolphins.  The event takes place at Piper High School on Friday, October 23, 2015, from 9 a.m. – noon.

Students can participate in several fun activities including basketball, football, soccer and cheerleading sport skill stations, and meet former Miami Dolphins’ players and Miami Dolphins’ cheerleaders. Rising R&B recording artist Teenear will give a special musical performance.  An athletic showcase area will also feature information about scholarships and athlete profile development.  
Attendees can participate in group fitness instruction including Zumba and “Cross-Fit” Fitness as well as JROTC military training.  Also, the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) will be performing free body mass index checks.  
Students can also enjoy activities such as X-Box dance games, and learn from hands-on demonstrations on how to make healthy nutrition and life choices.  
Piper High is the 2014 recipient of the Alliance for a Healthy Generation award.  The school is located at 8000 NW 44th Street, Sunrise, FL 33351.  
For more information, contact Matt Dearen, assistant principal, Piper High School at 754-322-1723.

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