ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. ( -- Some teachers in the Parkway School District are getting special lessons on ‘winning,’ and they’re having fun doing it.

Parkway PE Teachers

Physical education and health class teachers took part in a session the “Winning Life” program. The program is a school curriculum designed by East St. Louis native and Olympic champion, Jackie Joyner-Kersee.

Joyner-Kersee says the goal of the program is to inspire confidence and get kids to become more active.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee says she has been teaching the program for 25-years, but just organized it into official curriculum three years ago.

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