Physical Education

 

Physical Education

The Philosophy of the Physical Education Department is to, instill a lifelong love of movement through various activities and games, give encouragement to try your best, promote good sportsmanship, and to provide a Safe and Healthy experience.

  • Classes are 60 minutes/week and are led by a full-time P.E. Specialist
  • Kinder receives 90 minutes/week with the Specialist
  • All activities/games are taught through progressive advancement of skills needed to succeed in that activity/game
  • Large motor skills are practiced daily during recess and lunch free play
  • Balance and running techniques are incorporated into the program
  • The Presidential Physical Fitness tests are used as part of the program
  • Traditional games and activities include, volleyball, basketball , football, kickball, capture the flag/chicken, dodgeball , soccer, flag tag, relays, and handball/four square.
  • Nontraditional games and activities include, The Game, ultimate Frisbee, team handball, knockout, bowling, star captain, disc golf, parachute games, ping pong and team builders.

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