All of our 5/6 Lil’ Dragons learn to jump rope as a part of our coordination drills. This is a great story as told by Evan’s mom about jumping rope and service to our community. Evan participated in Jump Rope for Heart this year at school. Last year he went and was very frustrated that he could not jump rope well. This year, he was incredibly excited about the event, ready to show off his advanced jump roping skills (thanks you balanced life!). It was a wonderful experience for him and increased his self esteem. Because he was so excited
Two Evan’s both with a last name that starts with a W. and both of them 6 years old. Oh yes and they take class together here at Balanced Life Skills. One of them put together this service project of collecting cereal for children who do not have homes. The box he decorated and supplied was getting filled up and then on Saturday it got really filled. The other Evan W. had a birthday party and he asked his friends to bring a box of cereal to the party in lieu of gifts. Now look at the results. The box
Balanced Life Skills student is a HERO one more time. Jimmy K. is supporting childhood cancer research by agreeing to have his hair shaved on March 11. It would be great to support him and St. Baldricks for this good work. This is the second time that Jimmy has participated in this event. It is very cool when someone has a cause that they are passionate about. Here is a link to Jimmy K. and St. Baldrick Good job Jimmy!
Joey S. gets it. He has been working so hard over the last year as he trains in tae kwon do and in his personal training too. Joey has become one of the physically strongest students in class – in fact one of the most improved too. This summer he accomplished a very tough goal – biking the Great Alleghany Passage Trail from Frostburg to Meyersdale and back. A total of 32 miles. His goal was a 25 mile trek. What a great accomplishment. In addition he has not forgotten the importance of doing for others. For the past 4
I grew my hair long so that I could donate it to a charity that would make wigs for kids that had cancer or other illnesses that made them lose their hair. It all started several years ago when I saw a kid here at Balanced Life Skills