Students at GIS are involved in a physical education
program that provides opportunities to engage in many physical
activities. Emphasis is placed on skills that encourage an active and
Physical education class provides an environment
which fosters learning opportunities for every child. Motor and social
skills are provided in a safe, supportive environment.
Grades 3-5 meet for
physical education classes twice each week for 40 minutes. Students are
excused from classes only with a note from a doctor or parent. All
students should wear appropriate clothing and sneakers on P.E. days.
Our fitness assessment is the FITNESSGRAM,
which is a health related physical fitness assessment.
Each of the test items is selected to assess
important aspects of a student's health related fitness. It is
administered twice a year; fall and spring. It will be sent home in
January and again with each student's final report card in June.
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