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'The Biggest Loser' comes to Screven
Middle, high teachers create own challenge
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SYLVANIA - Inspired by NBC's popular reality show "The Biggest Loser," Screven County Middle teachers initiated their very own weight-loss competition. While many folks proclaim New Year's resolutions but quickly lose sight of them, Brenda Griner, an eighth grade language arts teacher, said the contest has created an atmosphere of motivation among teachers at the middle school - one that encourages follow-through. Griner recalled a conversation after Christmas when several middle school teachers were discussing their post-holiday-eating blues and how they could rectify the situation.
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