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Physical Education

Our physical education (P.E.) programs are tailored for each grade level. Please send your child dressed appropriately for physical education.

  • Kindergarten:  Large motor and locomotor skills are the focus of our physical education program. We give the children opportunities to jump, hop, skip, develop ball skills and improve basic balance and coordination skills. The rules of fair play, cooperation and problem solving are central to all of our P.E. activities.
  • First Grade:  Daily exercises, jogging, and game skills. Please send your child dressed appropriately for physical education.
  • Second Grade: Daily exercises, jogging, and game skills. Please send your child dressed appropriately for physical education.
  • Third Grade:  Third graders work on skill development, fitness, cooperation, group games, and sportsmanship.
  • Fourth Grade:  Hand-eye, foot-eye, basic tumbling, jump ropes are all some activities taught on a daily bases. Also stressed are the concepts of team play and sportsmanship. Stretching and calisthenics are taught weekly.
  • Fifth Grade: Students will participate in the P.E. program with the P.E. instructors one day a week and classroom teachers two other days a week.
  • Sixth Grade: Students in sixth grade participate in the Marathon Miler once a week.  The goal of this program is for each student to walk/jog 26 miles by the end of the year.

In addition, once a week, the students work with Mr. Bell, the Physical Education teacher for the District.

Highlights of P.E. Guidelines

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The following are brief highlights from the P.E. guidelines your child was given at the beginning of the school year.  You can download/view the full Elementary School P.E. Guidelines.

Water Only: Students should only bring water to P.E. Do not freeze the bottles and make sure the bottles have the student's name on them. No sports drinks, please!

Proper Shoes: Students should wear a running show, a fitness show, or a cross-training show.  No slip-on shoes are allowed.

Wear Athletic Clothes: Hats are allowed, but no nylons, skirts, or jewlery should be worn to P.E. When choosing clothing for P.E. days, remember that students will get dirty with blacktop grime, grass stains, and dirt during P.E.

Eat a Healthy Breakfast: A good breakfast consists of grains and fresh fruit.  Avoid high sugar foods (i.e. Pop Tarts and high-sugar cereals) which will actually cause students to lose energy during P.E.

Being Excused From P.E.: A student must have a note from home to be excused from P.E.  Note should include the student's name, teacher's name, date the student can return to P.E. and a contact number for a parent.