Welcome to Physical Education!
The mission of the Physical Education program at St. Gregory School is to produce well-rounded individuals through regular physical activity, emphasis on sportsmanship, and positive social interactions. The goal is to create a positive learning environment to encourage maximum participation. The curriculum is designed to develop skills and fitness to foster confidence, self-esteem, and moral character. Students are tested using the Fitnessgram program to track progress on the the health related components of fitness.
The students in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade participates in physical education four days a week for a minimum of 30 minutes. The curriculum is set up in such a way that between every unit is a fitness week.
The students in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade also take part in the American Heart Association sponsored program Jump Rope for Heart. The program consists of students raising money to benefit the American Heart Association. The program encourages students to be physically active and eat properly in an effort to minimize the risk of contracting a cardiovascular disease.
In recent weeks we have been focusing on team activities. Some of these activities include kickball, Capture the Flag, Soccer, Pin blast and many more. During these activities we try to work with as many different people within our class as possible. I am really trying to stress how important it is to be able…
Hooray for Field Day! The 2018 Field Day is only a day away! Yikes! I want to thank everyone who is planning to volunteer their time. Without all of you, even all the planning in world would not make Field Day possible. A special thank you to St. Gregory’s PTO and Scrip who funded the…