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

Out for the Summer!

Hooray for Field Day!  The 2015 Field Day was a huge success! I wanted to thank everyone who volunteered their time.  Without all of you, even all the planning in world would not make Field Day possible.  You are the glue that holds everything together.  A special thank you the St. Gregory “Script” Crew who…

Schools Out for the Summer…PE Style!!

It’s SUMMER TIME!  Summer is a time for playing outside, going swimming, riding bikes, going on walks, and playing all those summer sports.  Stay active and limit the video game time (unless it is a rainy day!!).  Please remember to be safe  this summer…always wear sunscreen and never go somewhere by yourself.  Can’t wait to…


In Physical Education we have been busy with an Outdoor Games Unit, fitness week and our Nutrition Speaker. Following our soccer unit, the students participated in a an Outdoor Games Unit.  During this unit they participated in a variety of different backyard games; some of which included: washers, bean bag toss, horseshoes, ladder golf, bocce…