We are pleased to announce the launch of BOKS, a free before school physical activity
program, at our school. BOKS prepares children for a day of learning and is an
important step in helping children gain an appreciation of the benefits of exercise and
healthy choices that will last a lifetime. BOKS was inspired by Dr. John Ratey’s book
“Spark”. Dr. Ratey, of Harvard Medical School, states that “exercise is the single most
powerful tool that we have to optimize the function of our brains.” Classes are filled with
team-oriented games and provide plenty of opportunity for play since the program
focuses on fun!