Monthly Archives: November 2016

Skully

This week, students practiced their alphabet while playing the game skully.  Dexterity is needed to move their caps from letter to letter in this fast paced game of skill.

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Volleyball

Volleyball is a great sport to demonstrate how physical activity can be a positive learning opportunity for social and group interaction.

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Marbles

Playing marbles is a great way to learn fine motor skills while recognizing the importance of practicing to improve performance.  

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Presidential Youth Fitness Program

Students in grade 3-8 participated in the PYFP this week. ¬†Students were assessed to determine their aerobic capacity (1 mile run), abdominal strength and endurance (sit-ups), trunk extensor strength and flexibility (trunk lifts), upper body strength and endurance (push-ups) and … Continue reading

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