Published June 24th, 2009
Rheem School Wins Moraga Rotary Field Day
Submitted by Gary Irwin
Girls compete in sack races Photo by Gary Irwin
Rheem Elementary won the High Point school award at the 18th Annual Moraga Rotary Field Day for third, fourth, and fifth grade students held at Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School on May 27, with 117 points earned by its students. Los Perales Elementary had the most participants, with 104 of the total 234 students competing, which was a record number of participants.
Caroline King and Daniel Nelson were the High Point athletes. Caroline King is a fourth grader in Mrs. Bowhay's class at Camino Pablo School, and Daniel Nelson is a third grader in Mrs. Berkman's class at Rheem School. The High Point teacher was Mrs. Berkman of Rheem School. The names of the high point individuals, teacher, and school were engraved on plaques which are displayed at the winning schools.
The students compete by grade in sprints, relays, sack races, long jumps, baseball throws, and Rheem, Camino Pablo, Los Perales, and Saklan schools were represented. The event is managed by its founder, Moraga Rotary Past President Al Simonsen.

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