It is time for the KIDS HEART CHALLENGE!

** Our Kids Heart Challenge is FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12th ** On Friday, October 12th, 2018, Bells Ferry will join the fight against cardiovascular diseases and stroke by participating in an event held annually nationwide called Kids Heart Challenge (formerly known as Jump Rope for Heart).  This event will help students learn the benefits of exercise […]

In P.E. …

In Physical Education class right now, students are learning the skills of throwing and catching.  We throw overhanded and underhanded to our selves, to a partner and at a target.  This is a fun and easy activity to do with your child at home too!  Have fun!

Keeping Students Active

Want some fun ideas for things you can do to keep your child active? Check out this link:  https://activeforlife.com/activities/ Some of the ideas are listed below and for more information click on (or copy and paste) the link above. Animal Friends Skill: Balance This activity develops coordination and balance as kids try to imitate the movements […]

Fitness Test

Third through Fifth grade students participate in the state mandated Fitness Gram Physical Fitness Test.  We do a pre-test at the beginning of the school year and a post-test at the end of the school year.  Student are testing on their flexibility, muscular endurance, muscular strength and aerobic capacity.  Reports about your student’s results and […]

Welcome back to school!

Dear Parents or Guardians: Welcome back!  We are excited for a new year of being active!  Please review the following important information in order for your child to receive the maximum benefits from our physical education program, complete the medical form below, and return it to Coach Burden as soon as possible. E. Shoes: Please […]

Right now in P.E.

We will be learning how to BOWLING in P.E. after Thanksgiving!!  Now would be a great time for some fun and exercise – have a family outing to the bowling alley!  Have a great holiday! : )    

THANK YOU!!!

Parents and students: I just wanted to THANK YOU for helping us have an awesome and successful Jump Rope for Heart event!  We raised over $11,000 for the American Heart Association!  We are saving lives and making a difference!  The students showed off their incredible Jump Rope skills while getting heart healthy.  We had some […]

JUMP ROPE FOR HEART!!

Jump Rope for Heart is Friday, October 13th.   Please dress your child in clothes appropriate for physical activity.  Your child will jump outside on the front parking lot during the following schedule: 8:45 – 9:45 a.m. –  4th and 5th graders 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. – 2nd and 3rd graders 12:15 – 1:15 p.m. – […]

In P.E. right now …

3rd – 5th graders are taking their Fitness Gram Physical Fitness Test. K-2nd graders are working on their basic sports skills such as throwing, catching, kicking and more!  

Summer School Links

Self Esteem: Go to:     http://kidshealth.org/en/teens/about-self-esteem.html?WT.ac=t-ra (there is a quiz at the bottom) Look over the following Self Esteem articles: How Can I Improve My Self-Esteem? KidsHealth.org/teen/your_mind/mental_health/self_esteem.html Body Image and Self-Esteem KidsHealth.org/teen/your_mind/body_image/body_image.html A Guys Guide to Body Image KidsHealth.org/teen/your_body/take_care/male_bodyimage.html Help! Is This My Body? KidsHealth.org/teen/your_mind/body_image/help_body.htm Project Links: https://www.weebly.com/ https://www.wix.com/ http://abovetheinfluence.com/ http://www.adcouncil.org/Our-Campaigns   Sample Survey […]

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