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

Falcon Olympics

            I first want to welcome everyone back especially those new faces we have in class.  I hope everyone had a great summer and a safe one as well.  In Physical Education we have been busy this start of the school year.  We started off with some team building activities such asRadioactiveRiver.  In this activity…

Where did the summer go?

Welcome back! Please make sure your student has clean PE shoes.  These should be left in their locker or placed on their class’ shelf. Also please make sure your student wears clothing which they are able to participate fully in. I am looking forward to working with all the students again this year.  The beginning…

Sports Physical

Hello St. Gregory Students and Parents- I wanted to pass along to you information regarding sports physicals.  It is required that all students who plan to participate in a school sponsored sport complete a physical.  This includes athletes in 5th through 8th grades who play on ANY St. Gregory team. The physical must be completed…