Abington Heights Middle School students recently participated in rock climbing exercises with new safety mats provided by the Abington Heights Educational Improvement Organization (AEIO). The AEIO also provided funds for elliptical exercise equipment for the fitness room at the middle school. According to district officials, the AEIO brings together ideas, people and resources to support innovative educational programs outside the regular school curriculum. Visit www.aeioandyou.org for more information.

From left: Abington Heights Middle School students Ben Gibson, Lauren Palmiter, Isabella Stanton, Ray McDonald, Molly McHale and Gabrielle Michno try their hand at rock climbing at the middle school.