October 24

10/26-10/31 SPOOKTACULAR EVENTS IN PE

We will be setting up some “Spooktacular” stations. Prepare to be blown away! As we twist our stations and continue to meet NASPE Standards!

Muscular Strength

Muscular Endurance

Cardiovascular Endurance

Problem Solving

Jumping & Landing

Hand Eye coordination

LOADS OF FUN!!!

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October 17

Conference Week 10/17-10/21

Specials are shortened this week due to conferences/early dismissal.

Prepare yourself for excellence! Work hard at EVERYTHING YOU DO!! Never compromise your integrity!!!

“Everywhere you go, there you are.”

4th & 5th will be practicing for the FITNESSGRAM testing that will occur in early November.

Grades K-3 will be focusing on Throwing & Catching as well as a variety of loco-motor movements.

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October 3

Parachutes 10/3-10/14

Parachutes!!! WOOHOO!!  These wonderful, brightly colored fabrics allow us to hone in on manipulative skills, cooperation, listening and following directions; as well as the obvious… PARACHUTES ARE SO MUCH FUN!!

Everyone loves using the parachutes!

Parachute HIGHLIGHTS-

  • Increase strength of large muscle groups
  • Cooperation
  • Listening skills
  • Improves coordination
  • Differentiation
  • Teamwork.
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September 26

FALL BREAK

NO SCHOOL—

ENJOY TIME WITH YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY! THE WEATHER SHOULD BE FABULOUS..

GO OUTSIDE!

BE ACTIVE!!

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September 11

9/12-9/23 Floor Hockey

 

The next 2 weeks we will be focusing on striking with implements.

Our older groups will be playing various games using both hockey sticks and lacrosse sticks.

K-1 will begin by using pool noodles!

SAFETY IS OUR FIRST PRIORITY!!

 

 

 

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August 28

SOCCER 8/29-9/9

This week we will begin our Soccer unit with 2nd-5th grades.

  • Dribbling with feet
  • Passing
  • Trapping

SIDE LINE SOCCER- One of the greatest games to play with such large groups-

As most of you know Coach Daniel is very passionate about soccer… So for the next 2 weeks we will be digging into one of his favorite units.

Cues for K-1- TOE MEANS NO!!

K-1st are working on foot-eye coordination- kicking a stationary ball with a partner and approaching and kicking a moving ball.

Our students are AMAZING!!  EAST SIDE ROCKS!!!

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August 14

4-Square 8/15-8/26

8/15-8/194th & 5th will have qualifying for the 4-square tournament that will take place 8/22-8/26.

K-3 will be working on striking and hand-eye coordination- the basic building block to 4-square.

As always, we will be incorporating various fitness concepts into our lessons.

 

KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK!!

 

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August 4

Cooperative Games- Procedures 8/1-8/12

What a fantastic first week back! For the younger/new students we will be discussing our top priorities as well as our expectations for ESPE students!

For the first 2 weeks we will be focusing on Cooperative Games. In life it is very important to learn how to work well with others and what better place to learn these skills than in a fun, exciting environment!

LETS DO THIS ESPE!!!

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August 1

Welcome to ESPE 2016-2017

We are so excited to begin another “FUNTASTIC” school year here at ESPE.

We get so FIRED up this time of year because we get to have you all back in the gym and get you guys MOVING & GROOVING!!
It is going to be another phenomenal year here at ESPE. We will be spending time in our awesome Gym, out on the busport and at the track/field during your P.E specials time.

Check your class schedules and wear appropriate shoes on your P. E. days. Girls, if you wear skirts please wear a pair of shorts underneath.
We have no doubt that you all are going to have a great time this year!

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