Physical Education

Kaila Braymen

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.

Classroom News

PE Update

Physical Education We are in the middle of our Fitnessgram Testing for grades 3rd-8th.  This is the first time the 3rd graders are participating in the testing and they are doing an excellent job of following directions and trying their best.  All other grades are showing lots of improvement between now and the testing they…

PE and Athletic Updates

Physical Education In recent weeks in Physical Education, the students have been working hard on developing their individual levels of fitness.  Every third week we complete what is called Fitness Week.  During this week the students participate in a variety of different activities which work on all of the components of fitness; cardiovascular endurance, muscular…

End of the Year PE/Athletics Happenings!

Hooray for Field Day!  The 2017 Field Day was a HUGE success!  I want to thank everyone who volunteered 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 Field Day inflatables.  If you…