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Peggy Fifield
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Mustangs as Gymnasts!
How lucky the students are to have the
opportunity to do gymnastics in a physical education unit!  Yes, all four
Olympic events - vault, bars, beam, and floor exercise are introduced and
students discovered skills that are exciting, challenging, and fun!  G...

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2017 - Let's get busy in the pool!
   We are presently in our second
swimming unit of the year.  For many, this is the favorite unit of the
year.  This unit concentrates on more advanced strokes, dives, and fun
warm-up activities.  First and second graders are becoming more confident
in the ...

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2017 - Let's get busy in the pool!
   We are presently in our second
swimming unit of the year.  For many, this is the favorite unit of the
year.  This unit concentrates on more advanced strokes, dives, and fun
warm-up activities.  First and second graders are becoming more confident
in the ...

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Let's go Swimming!
                                                            Everybody in the Pool! All students in grade 1-4 are now getting "wet" in the pool!  This  swimming unit goes from October 25th - Nov. 9th.  The first swimming unit for students focuses on basic bu...

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Last day of skating - always a Hit!
We just completed our first swimming unit of the season.  The students worked diligently to improve their confidence while striding, turning, stopping, and skating backward.  Skills to encourage the students' edge work involve scootering, swizzles, one legg...

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Lace up those Skates!
We are now in the middle of our first skating unit and the students are excited to be back on the frozen tundra!  I must say it's rather difficult for me to remember to wear a winter jacket with the weather so balmy......but the students are prepared in jac...

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Around the World Fitness!
Today in class in grades 2-3-4 our students participated in the "Around the World Fitness" activity. This was a fun and vigorous aerobic warm-up.  All students have learned about the 5 Health Related Fitness components:  Cardiovascular endurance, muscular s...

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Pathways, Directions, Shapes, Balancing, and Locomotor Movements
As we continued with our fun Body Management Unit, the students were challenged to move in various patterns, pathways, speeds, levels, and making all sorts of shapes.  Making creative body shapes challenges the bodies as they twist, curl, stretch, and bend....

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Pre-Schoolers Warming Up!
The first few weeks of school the pre-schoolers quickly learn the various signals that are used in the gym.  The beginning of class starts with a large motor exercise - to get the blood flowing!  Fitness exercises follow the cardiovascular activities.   You...

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Got to know those physical education signals!
                                                  Great to be Back at Breck!  Second Graders! You can see how excited the 2nd graders are to be back in school!  The first couple weeks we have spent much time with the students understanding classroom procedu...
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