As the earth continues its glorious revolution around the sun and plunges us closer to an extended situation of cold and snow, we are staying active and learning all kinds of amazing things.
In physical education-
Our lower hall students have been putting a lot of effort in developing our locomotor skills and playing different games that test and work their ability to throw and catch in as many ways as possible The kindergarten have just began to explore rhythm and dance and will be practicing two different dances in class
Our 3rd 4th and 5th graders have been exploring different sports and sport skills that build their skills that can be applied across different sports and improve their ability to utilize gross and fine motor skills
Our upper hall students have been practicing direct skills in different sports while applying team focused skills and being able to work as a team and value the advantages that working as a team can have.
3rd grade will just be getting started with their health lessons for the year and will be learning about household safety and safety with being around different substances.
5th grade has begun discussing the different body systems and have been learning how they interact with each other and allow us to function as a normal human being.
6th grade is diving deep into nutrition and learning about their own personal nutritional needs and comparing them to others and they will soon be watching supersize me.
7th grade has been learning about the general effects of alcohol and tobacco on the body and will be practicing resistance skills and how to avoid situations that they may be exposed to or offered either of these drugs.
8th has been discussing specific effects on the body from the use of alcohol and will soon be discussing other drugs including stimulants, depressants, hallucinogens, narcotics, amphetamines, and marijuana.