Center City students jumping to break a world record

    If you feel a little bit of shaking this morning, it’s not an earthquake.

    It’ll be the sound of almost 800 kids doing jumping jacks at Independence Charter School.

    About 90 kids in each grade at the Center City school are hoping to break a Guinness record for the most people doing jumping jacks and do their part in a a get-fit initiative from First Lady Michelle Obama and National Geographic Kids.


    Students will be jumping two minutes each between 8:40 and 10 a.m., starting with the eighth graders.More than 20,000 people nation wide will be jumping to try to break the record.

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