September 2016

Welcome back everybody!!! I hope everyone enjoyed their summer vacation.

The first two weeks of school the students will be participating in a number of low organized games.  The kindergarten, grade 1, grade 2/3 classes will be playing a variety of tag games such as Banana Tag, Shark Tag, Turtle Tag and many others.  After that the students will be learning how the skills involved in soccer.  The students will be learning how to dribble a ball, pass, and shoot.  Thursdays will be fitness days where the students will be improving their cardiovascular endurance by participating in team and individual relays.  Fridays will be jungle gym days where the students can use their body, climb across, on, up, and under using their muscular strength.

For the first part of September the grade 4/5, 5/6, and 7/8 classes will be participating in a variety of low organized games ranging from tag to bench ball.  In he second part of of the month the students will be focusing on soccer.  The students will be learning how to dribble and pass with both feet, shoot, throw the ball in, and work as a team.  The students will have fitness class on Fridays and every other Friday will be students choice days, this is when they can pick which game the students will be playing.

Running Club will start in September.  The dates are still to be announced.  The students will be running during lunch hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:20-12:50 around the school.  Running club will end October 27th.