Physical Education K-5

Kindergarten through third grade has PE twice a week.

Fourth through eighth grade has PE everyday.

Fitness, Character, Skills and Sport are encompassed into our physical education program.


 

Fitness

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Students develop muscle strength, endurance, flexibility and agility. For example, throwing and hitting balls exercises various muscles, track running improves heart health and aerobics increases lung capacity.

Character

Physical education classes encourage participants to work as components of a team, showing them how to successfully work together to reach a goal. A sense of fair play is fostered as well as an awareness of and sensitivity toward others.

Skills

Many skills are learned during physical education classes, including how to position the body for various sporting activities, how to keep safe when stretching the body to its limits and how to mentally prepare for sporting events.

Sport

Participants learn about particular sports' rules, techniques and strategies, often enabling them to cope successfully in real-life situations.

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