Wednesday, February 14, 2018
This next unit for Health class will be about the topic hygiene. During this unit we will talk about all the ways to keep the body clean, healthy, and preventing the spread of disease. Proper hygiene practices that we will talk about will be, washing hands, wearing clean clothes, and brushing our teeth. The next unit will be Nutrition.
This week in P.E. class grades 3-6 will be participating in different badminton skills such as serving, returning a pass, and footwork. We will do partner hits and well as target serving. The younger grades K-2 will be doing more hand eye coordination skills with the scoopers. We will also pair hula hooping with the scoopers to vary the activities.
Friday, February 2, 2018
Grades 3 to 6 will be starting their badminton unit. The students will be performing skills such as passing, serving, and birdie placement. The younger students K-2nd will be doing different hand eye coordination skills/games. They will be using bean bags to throw and catch with themselves and also a partner. For grades 3 and 5 the health lesson will be on hygiene and why it is important. The students will learn skills on how to keep hygiene such as brushing their teeth and washing their hands.
Monday, January 22, 2018
For the next two weeks we will be covering basketball skills such as dribbling, passing, and shooting in all the grade levels. There will be team huddles for the Boosterthon Fundraiser that will take place for about half of the students specials time. During the team huddles the students will learn different character values. After the huddles we will start the basketball lesson for the day.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
This week all students/grades will be participating in basketball skills. We will work on dribbling and passing. The students will use their strong and weak hands to gain control of the basketball. The students will also pass with a partner using a bounce, chest, and lob passes.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
K-6 will be participating in bowling this week. If you raised money for Bowling For Kids Sake (to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Schuylkill County) it is due by Friday December the 15th at the latest! If you did not raise money that is not a problem at all. You can still bowl even if you didn't raise money.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
This week all grades will participate in the push-up test. The students will get 1 minute to do as many push-ups as they can. If they put their knee down or stop the test in any way the test is over. Coupled with the push-up test is a lesson on gymnastics. The students will participate in rolling and tumbling, balance beams, fitness areas, and also yoga areas.