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Welcome to Physical Education 2020/2021

 

"Physical Education is the only subject which, by the very nature of its content, has the potential to affect how a person will feel every moment of every day for the rest of his or her life."

                                     -Allen Russell

John F. Kennedy stated, "Intelligence and skill can only function at the peak of their capacity when the body is healthy and strong."

 

"Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live."

                                     -Jim Rohn

 

Physical education this year will be very different compared to past years. Until further notice we will be doing Remote Teaching through Canvas. On Canvas students will have a variety of assignments each week and will always have a fitness log to fill out to track their physical activity. 

 

Some precautions to remember are when participating in any physical activity are: 

  • Wear comfortable clothing and sneakers during activity
  • Put on appropriate gear for the activity, such as helmets and protective pads
  • Always warm up before doing exercise and cool down afterwards to lower the risk of strains and sprains
  • Take appropriate breaks during the activity
  • Do not exercise with an empty stomach 
  • Drink small amounts of water just before and during activity, along with plenty of water after physical activity.
  • Listen to your body. Do not exercise if you are not feeling well.  If you feel dizzy, short of breath, or nausea while exercising stop the activity and let your parents know.
  • Keep social distancing -- do individual activities or activities with your family.  

 

 

**Email me any questions or concerns: [email protected]**

 

 

We Believe that Physical Education...

Fosters a positive school climate

Encourages cooperation through team work, citizenship, problem solving, creative thinking and  sportsmanship.

Enhances learning and academic success through fitness and knowledge by providing daily physical activity.

Provides opportunity for enjoyment and self expression.

Assesses students' knowledge and skills.

Provides data for constant evaluation of program.

Supply an environment for students to apply safety for self and others.

Provides another opportunity for the application of technology.

Encourages use of community resources.Promotes learning through a variety of movement experiences.

 

Philosophy of Physical Education

Physical Education is an essential part of students' educational experience.  It is the Physical Education Department’s mission to empower our students to reach their maximum potential academically, socially, and physically--through the modality of movement.  The curriculum is a sequence of learning experiences that includes RCSD’s core values and ensures student development of personal health, fitness, and citizenship that leads to a physically active lifestyle. 

 
 


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