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North Marion learns games from around the world


LINDSAY KEEFER - Mag Hughes, of WE CARE Sports, demonstrates a game with two audience members' help.LINDSAY KEEFER - A student tries out the Chinese yo-yo.LINDSAY KEEFER - This boy and his mom demonstrate pelele, a game from Spain which uses a net to catch a ball.North Marion Intermediate School hosted WE CARE Sports (Working Enthusiastically for Constructive Activities Releasing Energy) Dec. 10.

Mag Hughes led an assembly (with two willing audience members as helpers) and taught students and parents about active games from around the world.

The purpose of the event, which is similar to one at North Marion Primary School last year, is to celebrate differences and commonalities around the world. Games learned included flower sticks, diabolo from China, lariat, pelele from Spain and peteca.