Elizabeth Genest

Welcome back!  I am so excited to start the year and hear all about the summer adventures. 

 Make sure to check schedules for PE days, students will need to wear sneakers on all PE days (even if they have it on the first day!).  

Grades 3-4 will be starting the year with fitness, getting ready for the fitness test in November.
Grades K-2 will be working with locomotor movements and personal space.

Go to the photo gallery to see pictures of 4th graders using iPads to record their partners as they practice for the curl up test.  The students then watched the video and took time to peer and self assess.



Wellness Mission Statement:

Region 10 Wellness provides a multitude of successful and meaningful movement experiences while fostering a physically and emotionally safe environment. These opportunities will prepare students to lead and maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.


This year we will be covering a variety of units during our PE classes at HCS, below are some units we have covered and are planning to cover during the 2017-2018 year:


3-4:
Fitness
Invasion Sports
Basketball
Pilo Polo
Yoga
Trestle Tree
Adventure PE
Lifetime Activities



K-2
‚ÄčLocomotor Movements
Movement Patterns
Throwing and Catching
Hula Hoops
Jump Ropes
Paddles
Scoops
Scarves
Lifetime Activities


 
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Below is a link to the Responsible Behavior Rubric which we use through out the year to grade individual student behavior.
Responsible Behavior elementary.docx

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If you have any used sneakers that are in good condition bring them in so we can have them for any students who forget to wear sneakers.  Image result for pe quotes

HCS Wellness:

Our goal in the wellness department is to teach our students how to lead healthy and active lives both in school and outside of school.  We teach everything from traditional invasion sports (basketball, soccer, floor hockey) to lifetime activities such as cupstacking, yoga, fitness and dance.  We teach students how to control their bodies while performing locomotor movements such as hopping, skipping, jumping, galloping and sliding.  

In our health classes we focus on nutrition, body systems such as circulation, digestion and more.  We teach our students how to take care of their bodies and minds.