This Week in P.E. (Physical Education)

DECEMBER 18 - DECEMBER 19, 2017

Since we only have two school days this week, the students will play their favorite games!

DECEMBER 11 - DECEMBER 15, 2017

This week, students will play the popular game, "Comic Bowling," a game where students work on their underhand bowling skills in the gym where the lights have been turned off and the only lighting is from multi-colored lights strung up around the gym.  The students will have a blast with this game.

 DECEMBER 4 - DECEMBER 8, 2017

This week, students are going to use the underhand rolling technique in two activities that uses small foam balls, "Battleship" & "Marker Knockdown."  These games should be a lot of fun for the students and will help them roll underhand with accuracy.

NOVEMBER 27 - DECEMBER 1, 2017

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving break with family and friends.  This week, all students will be starting a unit on underhand throwing and applying the skill in game situations.  They will also play the game, Chicken Toss to work on this skill.  We will then progress to the overhand throw as well as catching in the weeks to come.

NOVEMBER 20-22, 2017

With a short week, the students in grades 3-6 are taking a short quiz and participating in some fun activities such as Hungry Hippos and tag games.  Students in grades K-2 will be participating in fun games such as Garbage Collector and tag games.  Have a Happy Thanksgiving.!

NOVEMBER 6-17, 2017

The next two weeks, both the primary and intermediate students will be jumping rope and practicing various jump roping skills.

 OCTOBER 23 - NOVEMBER 3, 2017

This week the intermediate students will be finishing up their physical fitness testing.  They will perform the pacer test to assess their cardiorespiratory endurance.  The primary students will play "Bee Hive," a game where students try and take each others' flags without having their flags taken.  They will also be working on their jump roping skills.

OCTOBER 23-27, 2017

This week the intermediate students will continue their physical fitness testing.  They will perform push-ups to test their muscular strength/endurance and do the pacer test to test their cardiorespiratory endurance.  The primary students will be working on their locomotor skills (gallop, skip, hop, leap, slide, etc.) this week and play a couple of new tag games as well.

OCTOBER 16-20, 2017

For the next several weeks, the intermediate students will be doing physical fitness testing.  This week they perform the sit-and-reach stretch to test the flexibility of their hamstrings and perform curl-ups to test their muscular strength and endurance.  The primary students will be learning and working on the fitness exercises that the intermediate students will be tested on over the next three weeks.

OCTOBER 9-13, 2017

This week, each class has only one PE class due to parent/teacher conferences and no school on Friday.  The intermediate students will be playing "I love this game," a game where student try and knock down the pins of other students.  The primary students will play Continuous Tag, a tag game where student race from one end of the gym to the other to collect sticks. 

OCTOBER 2-6, 2017

This week, the students will work through a fitness circuit consisting of eight fitness stations.  The stations are the curl-ups, push-ups, step-ups, planks, jogging, bicep curls, butterfly stretch and the sit-and-reach stretch.  Also, the intermediate students will play "Eraser Football" and the primary students will play "Fitness Tag." 

SEPTEMBER 25-29, 2017

This week, the intermediate students will play Challenge Run and Catch Me If You Can, two fast paced games that will get the students running.  The primary students will play a couple of fun tag games called Zookeepers and Puppies.

SEPTEMBER 18-22, 2017

This week, the intermediate students will play Bean-bag tag and Team Memory, a game where students work together to be the first to collect all their items.  The primary students will play a couple of fun and fast-paced tag games called Cheese Grab and Mouse Trap.

SEPTEMBER 11-15, 2017

This week, the intermediate students will participate in cooperative activities in which they work together to accomplish a goal and outdoor games such as Cones and Capture the Flag.  Students in the primary grades will be working on their chasing and dodging skills through various tag games, such as Squirrel Tag and Icicles & Sunshine.  They will also play a new game called Bridges and Rivers.

SEPTEMBER 4-8, 2017

Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year!  This week, students will be taught behavioral expectations and classroom (gym) rules.  They will participate in listening, running, and team building activities.