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Focus on Physical Education

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We started off the school year establishing rules for PE class. Students continue to practice listening and following directions and being supportive classmates. We greet each other every week with a high 5 to help us remember the following:

Eyes watching
Ears listening
Body still and ready
Voice off
Brain ready to learn


A growth mindset is reinforced in every class and we encourage all students to at least try an activity and not be afraid of making mistakes. We are currently focusing on fitness and learning how our heart and lungs respond to a variety of movements and activities. So far students have played FIT DECK Tag, designed obstacle courses, and played a variety of chase and evade games, worked together with a very large parachute and enjoyed some competitive Battleship using scooters, yarn balls, and bowling pins. Students love to keep moving and especially enjoy any activity that involves dodge balls or scooters. During the winter months, we will build on their motor skills by a…

Halloween Slideshow

Enjoy our Halloween Slideshow! (Pictures by Ruth Gaskin and Shannon Salentine)

Halloween Fun

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Halloween was so much fun. We enjoyed a hayride, Halloween math, a parade, a story, a play, and a party. Thank you to all the parent volunteers for making this such a fabulous, fun day! A slideshow with more pictures of our special day is coming soon.