Sixth-grade students at Foxview Intermediate School in De Pere pull a rope in a game of tug-of-war during a kickoff assembly in the school gymnasium Monday morning, Feb. 4, for Foxview's participation in the Green Bay Packers' Play 60 Challenge. The competition with 10 other schools in Wisconsin runs for 28 days.
The National Football League's big game, Super Bowl XLVII, had ended less than 15 hours earlier.
At first glance Monday morning, however, more than 600 children at Foxview Intermediate School had the look of a student body ready to compete for - and win - a different kind of NFL title.
"It's going to be up to you. This is your challenge," Foxview principal Andy Bradford told a group of sixth-graders in the school gymnasium at the start of a 45-minute assembly filled with vigor. "We want to make sure that we do our very best and do everything that we can to earn our trip to Lambeau Field." ...