English HS Finishes 3rd In City Challenge
Students earned money for fitness equipment for the school.
Students from The English High School had a hand in getting their school new fitness equipment through a third place finish in a city-wide competition.
The English High School of Jamaica Plain earned $250 from a city grant toward new equipment through the Boston Moves for Health challenge, which students competed in between Oct. 15 and Nov. 9, according to Boston.com. The competition was sponsored by Partners HealthCare, Shaw's and Star Market.
The competition was measured based on how many steps students would take during physical education classes during that period, according to a statement on the Boston Moves for Health website.
The English High School shares third place honors with Condon Elementary School of South Boston and Richard J. Murphy K-8 School of Dorchester. Each school received $250.
Samuel Adams Elementary School of East Boston, Harbor Middle School and Burke High School of Dorchester shared the first prize. Each school will received $750.
Michael J. Perkins Elementary School, and the Excel School both of South Boston and Eliot K-8 School of Boston shared second place. These schools received $500 each.