Meadow Lane Girls Run
- Lori Danella, Meadow Lane Elementary School
- Physical Activity Participation, Teamwork
A team of fifth- and sixth-grade girls from Meadow Lane Elementary recently completed a metro-area dcMLEgirlsOnRun5K race as part of the National Girls on the Run program. The girls, accompanied by teachers Becky Mallen, Christina Meachum, and Diane Keeney, and school counselor Deanna Walter, trained for 10 weeks in preparation for the Girls on the Run 5K, held Nov. 21 at Arrowhead Stadium. Girls on the Run focuses on physical fitness and also includes lessons that build confidence and self-esteem, prevent bullying, and address peer pressure.