NCPTA Co-hosts Healthy Living Back-to-School Event in Weldon

Hundreds of students, parents, school and community leaders in Weldon joined together at Weldon High School on August 14 to jumpstart a healthy new school year.

The event was hosted by NCPTA, Weldon City Schools, and Weldon City Police Department. Many community resource friends displayed booths with helpful information on healthy living and student services. Parents received tips on student nutrition and the importance of exercise.Students were treated to prizes for knowing answers to health trivia questions.

Everyone enjoyed dinner and a movie along with school supply prizes and new bike giveaways. Samples of healthy snacks made up a trail mix concession stand during the movie. The message of the evening was a healthy lifestyle will help make a successful school year for everyone.