• Health & Physical Education

    Staff

    Mrs. Jessica Leffler (Grades 3-5)
    Mr. David Angove (Grades K -2)

    Kindergarten

    (Two 30-minute periods per cycle)

    Involves gross motor skills by learning and developing the fundamental body movements of walking, running, skipping, jumping, hopping, and galloping. Through low organization games and rhythmic activities, children will learn to follow simple directions. The entire program is designed so that they acquire skills and knowledge that will provide a firm foundation for later activities. In addition to the regular program, the district offers Adaptive Physical Education for children with specific needs.

    1st Grade

    (Two 30-minute periods per cycle)

    Children learn various games, rhythmic activities, gymnastic activities, and the concepts of good sportsmanship, responsibility, and leadership, as well as how to follow simple directions. In addition to the regular program, the district offers Adaptive Physical Education for children with specific needs.

    2nd Grade

    (Two 30-minute periods per cycle)

    Children will be taught various game activities such as running, hopping, tag, relays, and ball skills. They will learn and develop fundamental body movements, follow simple directions without help, develop a rhythmic sense, develop the ability to play with others, and keep in formation during a game. A major goal of the program is, of course, for children to acquire skills and knowledge that will form a firm foundation for later activities. In addition to regular physical education, the district offers Adaptive Physical Education for children with specific needs.

    3rd & 4th Grade

    (Two 30-minute periods per cycle)

    1. Developing greater body control
    2. Developing alertness
    3. Developing sportsmanship
    4. Acquiring skills and knowledge to form a firm foundation for sport/health related topics
    5. Participating in various rhythmic activities
    6. Maintaining a pleasant attitude toward play activities
    7. Developing a sense of leadership through sports and games
    8. Strengthen cooperative learning strategies
    9. Refining of gross motor and fine motor skills