Osagyefo Leadership International School (OLIS), a private first cycle school in Labone, Accra has marked this year’s Orange Family Walk with a call on schools and students to develop a culture of exercising to ensure productivity and good health which is a boost to academic excellence.
The day, which is observed every year with the wearing of orange attire, was patronised by pupils, teachers and parents who were sensitised on the importance of exercising and general health.
The two-hour walk, which started at about 7am from the school premises went through La township through La Polyclinic, Osu Presby, Papaye, Danquah Circle, Labone junction and back to the school.
Apart from the exercise, the event created a platform for the teachers and parents to interact and share ideas towards enhancing teaching and learning in the school.
Mr. Seth Korgah, headmaster of the school, who made the call,said the school remained committed to teaching the concepts of good health and physical education, adding that it was important pupils identify with the practical aspect of what they learn in the classroom.
He said the exercise would boost the intelligence and mental alertness of the pupils because a sound mind could only thrive in a sound body