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The road to Orlando: Team Massachusetts ‘steps’ up its game

Author: Ali Phaneuf With just 6 months left until the 2022 USA Games, our athletes are in crunch mode to train, practices, and prepare to compete at their highest level. How are they doing this? Well, one way is through the Special Olympics Fitness Challenge. The challenge, which started on Monday January 10th and ends May 29th, encourages Special Olympics athletes, partners, coaches, and other delegates to achieve ONE MILLION steps over the course of 20 weeks. According to our Manager of Community Engagement and Fitness, Vicky DiNatale, “This challenge will allow our athletes to focus on fitness outside…

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Worcester State University Special Olympics Cheerleading Program Heads to Gillette

Author: Ali Phaneuf When Special Olympics cheerleaders stepped onto the field during the last local flag football game of the season at Worcester State University, they were met with a wave of support from football players, coaches, families, and friends. After four weeks of practice, the eight athletes performed a routine that held two separate cheers and brand new skills. The dedication and hard work of three sophomore students at Worcester State University (Chanelle LaBossiere, Kelsey Houle, and Iza Julie Marques) made this program possible. “Because of the pandemic last year, we weren’t really able to get involved in…

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Norwood Public Schools Pass the Torch to Kickstart Unified Sports Season

Norwood Public Schools Pass the Torch to Kickstart Unified Sports Season

Author: Quinn Roddy On Thursday, October 14th, Norwood Public Schools organized a district-wide opening ceremony and inclusive walk to demonstrate their participation in Special Olympics MA’s Unified Champion Schools program. The Norwood school district recently became a Unified Partner with Special Olympics MA and they kicked off the new school year in style with an opening ceremony that included five elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. While the students and faculty were the main participants in the ceremonies, the Norwood Police and Fire Department played an important role in making sure the torch got from school…

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