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

Feb. PE

Physical Education: This month we have had a volleyball unit in which students practiced the fundamental skills.  These included: bumping, setting, and serving.  I was able to borrow a couple large beach ball type volleyballs from Horace Mann and the students absolutely loved using them.  With the younger grades we focused on the correct technique…

PE Oct. News

Physical Education             All classes in PE have been busy over the course of this past month.  After our Olympics unit we began a soccer unit.  The younger grades worked on learning footwork skills such as dribbling, passing, and shooting.  After conquering the basics we began playing mini soccer games.  With the younger students it…

Falcon Stone Fundraiser

We will be once again selling the Falcon Yard Stones.  These were a hit last year and I have had several people who missed out on ordering them ask if we are going to have another order.  The answer to this question is YES!! We will be placing another order.  This year we will have two different…