PE Class

  • All students have 30 minutes of Physical Education Class 2 times per week on the ABCDE schedule.

    Please remember that on PE class days, students should wear athletic shoes (no opened-toed shoes like sandals or flip flops; no high heels shoes like cowboy boots) and clothes that will allow them to be active (run, exercise, etc.).

PE Class Schedule

Plank Challenge

  • The Plank Challenge for the 2019-2020 has begun.

    What is the “Plank Challenge” going on in Physical Education Class?
    Students holding an elbow plank for 1-minute increments.  We will start at 1 minute and practice throughout the year with the goal of being able to hold the elbow plank for up to 5 minutes.

    As of 3-12-2020, here are the totals:

    1 MINUTE:

    Grade                 Students             Percentage
                              Completed          by grade

    2nd                       37                        88%

    3rd                       44                        98%

    4th                       45                        100%

    5th                       52                         95%

     

    2 MINUTES:

    Grade                   Students               Percentage
                               Completed              by grade

    2nd                        33                         79%

    3rd                         38                         83%

    4th                         38                         88%

    5th                         35                         64%

     

    3 MINUTES:

    Grade                   Students               Percentage
                               Completed              by grade

    2nd                        23                         55%

    3rd                         29                         63%

    4th                         25                         58%

    5th                         24                         44%

     

    4 MINUTES:

    Grade                   Students                Percentage
                                Completed              by grade

    2nd                         17                          40%

    3rd                          18                         39%

    4th                          15                         35%

    5th                          20                         36%

     

    5 MINUTES:

    Grade                   Students                 Percentage
                                Completed               by grade

    2nd                          10                        24%

    3rd                           16                        35%

    4th                           12                        28%

    5th                           18                        33% 

     

    What is an elbow plank?  The most common plank is the forearm plank which is held in a push-up-like position, with the body's weight borne on forearms, elbows, and toes.

    planking

    After practicing the plank, you should always stretch your back.  The easiest stretch is “Childs Pose”

    childs pose

    Students get the opportunity to test their plank skills each month. Here are the weeks we have scheduled:

    February 3rd

    March 2nd

    April 6th

    May 4th