January 2019

Welcome 2019!!

 

This month students will be working with the parachute using cooperative activities and games!  The culmination will be Shark Attack!

Third,Fourth and Fifth Grade students will also be learning how to play Four Square ,working on Fitness Gram Tests, and practicing jump rope skills using individual ropes as well and a long rope for group challenges

Second, First and Kindergarten will be working on small sided games working on tossing, throwing and catching. Students will be working on jump rope skill in preparation for Jump Rope for Heart which will take place in February.

 

We hope you and your family had an amazing break!

If you have any questions, comments , compliments or concerns please let us know!

Coach Z, Coach Jefferson and Coach Imani

 

 

 

November and December

Students have been working on a variety of skills:  Throwing, catching, rolling, tossing , dodging and fleeing

 Third, Fourth and Fifth Grade:

Students  have been working on precision rolling, tossing , throwing and catching using practice stations and drill.  Games include: Castle Ball, Trench, and Food Fight.  Students  in 4th and 5th grade are also preparing for the Fitness Gram Test which will begin once we get back from Winter Break

 

Second , First and Kindergarten

Students have been learning and practicing rolling, tossing, throwing and catching using stations and small sided games.  Games include: Castle Ball and Food Fight.

 

Holiday Games:

All grade levels have been playing Ornaments in the Attic which is a relay / memory game and Grinch Tag !

 

We hope you and your family have a wonderful winter break!

 

Coach Z, Coach Jefferson, Coach Imani

 

OCTOBER NEWS!

Thank you for all of your support for the Speed Stacking Fundraiser!  We hope your child enjoys the activity at home!

This month we are focusing on throwing, tossing and catching.  We will be instructing students on the correct mechanics of throwing, tossing and catching.

Third, Fourth, and Fifth Grade :

Students will be playing different skill based games to reinforce the skills: Food Fight, Castle Ball, King Pin and stations.   They will  continue to work on FitnessGram activities such as the Pacer test, push ups and curl ups.

 

Second, First and Kindergarten:

Students continue to practice locomotor skills through games of tag , relays and Island.  They will also learn the correct mechanics of throwing, tossing and catching.  Students will practice each skill separately using stations then progress to skill specific games: Food Fight and Castle Ball.

If you have any questions, concerns or compliments please let us know!

Coach Z, Coach Jefferson, Coach Imani

September PE News!

 

PE FUNDRAISER

SpeedStacking IS BACK!!

We are fortunate to have Speed Stacking back at Pitner!  Students will be instructed on Speed Stacking on September 4th and 5th.  Then students will have the opportunity to purchase their own Speed Stacking cups etc!  The Fundraiser will begin on Tuesday, September 4th and conclude Tuesday, September 18th.

PE Activities in September

We made it through the first month!  Students have been doing well, coming prepared and having fun!!

Kindergarten, First and Second Grades:

Students have been working on maintaining personal space, working on locomotor skills and following directions.  We have played game of Freeze, Islands and Racetrack to reinforce those concepts.  This month we will continue with the above skills and adding dodging and fleeing by playing a variety of Tag Games.

 

Third, Fourth and Fifth Grades:

Students have been working on personal space, locomotor skills, following directions and Team building Activities.  Students have been playing Crossover and Ultimate Crossover.  This month we will continue with team building activities as well as dodging and fleeing games.  Students also have been instructed on the FitnessGram Fitness Test and the tests involved.  We are practicing during class but to be successful, students need to practice at home!  The tests are Sit and Reach, Push Ups, Curl Ups, and the Pacer Test.  We will provide more specific details and a link to Fitness Gram in the near future!

If you have any concerns, questions or compliments please let us know!

Coach Z, Coach Jefferson, Coach Imani

 

Welcome Back

Welcome Back!

We hope you all had an amazing summer!  We are excited to see your students and how much they have grown!

MEDICAL ISSUES

If your student has been ill and when they come back to school need to sit out of PE we will need a parent note

If your student needs to be excused for more that 5 days a doctors note will be required

EXPECTATIONS

Just as in the classroom there are student expectations for PE also

  1. Be safe at all times
  2. Listen to all directions
  3. Treat others with respect
  4. Take care of all equipment
  5. Wear appropriate PE attire:  Tennis shoes, shorts/sweats, t-shirts

SUPPLIES NEEDED

1.  Tissues

2.  Hand sanitizer

3.  Band aids

 

 

If you have any questions, compliments or concerns please let us know!

Coach Z, Coach Jefferson and Coach Imani