BK students give up sugary drinks for a week

Students at P.S. 221 have decided to give up sugary drinks this week for a healthy nutritional challenge.Students at the school have learned about the

BROOKLYN - Students at P.S. 221 have decided to give up sugary drinks this week for a healthy nutritional challenge.

Students at the school have learned about the dangers of sugary drinks, and even had a chance to make their own lemonade.

The "No Sugary Drinks Week" was inspired by the mayor's recent push to stop the sale of sodas larger than 16 oz.

Aside from learning about the benefits of healthy drinking, students are also growing their own vegetables and herbs in the school's garden.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Brooklyn residents flocked to stores on Sunday to 1 Brooklyn residents prep for nor'easter
2 Neighborhood Brief for Jan. 22
Police have made an arrest in connection with 3 Police arrest man accused of hiding body parts at Hunts Point waste station
A nor'easter is making its way to the 4 Forecasters: 1 to 3 inches of rain possible on Monday
Theresa Gorski's family took her off life support 5 Woman allegedly strangled by husband dies

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE