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

Getting Fit with Ms. B!

Physical Education In Physical Education we have been busy this start of the school year.  We started off with some team building activities such as Radioactive River.  In this activity each group of students is given minimal equipment (poly spot, scooter, pool noodle, and hula hoop).  The objective is to get your entire team and…

MOERA Challenge Course 2013

On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 the 7th and 8th graders took a trip out to the MOERA (Mozingo Outdoor Education Recreation Area) Challenge Course.  The students participated in three different apparatuses.  They included: Odyssey High Ropes Challenge Course, Alpine Tower, and the Giant Swing.  Each of the courses required teamwork and trust as many times…

April Update-PE

Physical Education: In the recent weeks we have been working on racquet sports.  These include badminton and tennis.  The students really improved their eye-hand coordination as well as their teamwork.  The students in grades 4th through 8th were place in pairs; they then played timed games against other teams.  We even had a mini tournament…