2018 PE CARES

It’s that time of year again when we get to help other families in our Hudsonville area!!!  We are asking all of our GT families to consider donating non-perishable food items and they will all be given to Love Inc. in Hudsonville.  We start Friday Nov. 2 and we will collect until Friday Nov. 16 at noon 🙂 The class that brings in the most items will be given a thank you and traveling to the Hudsonville Bowling Lanes for a bowling party!!!! Thanks for your help.

8 wks left!!!!

Wow….can not believe we are on the countdown for the end of the school year already.  We are in the middle of 6 different rotations of physical fitness skills.  We have completed our sit-ups and we are in process of completing sit and reach which tests our flexibility.  Then we will focus on push-ups, shuttle run, the mile run and the pacer.  So, lots to do and we are hoping for some warm weather to come our way!!

Jump Rope for Heart, Coming February 15-20!

We are busy finishing up our hockey/pillo polo unit with all of our classes.  Stay tuned for an update about the annual 5th grade teams vs. the teachers.  We will be playing that on Feb. 1.  🙂

 

Starting January 27 -February 1(our 4 day rotation), we will be talking with our classes about Jump Rope For Heart.  Each student will be getting information and a pledge envelope when they come to P.E., Jan. 27-Feb.1.  Please take the time to read the information and sign up your child/children if you are willing to help raise money for the American Heart Association.  Last year our school raised $8,648.00 and our goal this year is to raise the same or more.  Please keep checking the blog for more information about JRFH!

 

 

Nutrition and PE CARES

We are in the middle of our Nutrition month and discussing the 5 food groups and what we need to do to keep our bodies healthy!  We are also bringing in lots of food to help with PE CARES (collecting and regiving essential supplies).  K classes continue to work on underhand throw.  Here are a few pictures!

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Turkey Trot Winners

Just wanted to let you all know that we had some students from Georgetown that placed 1st, 2nd, or 3rd at the Turkey Trot!!  Here is the list:

K – Brooklyn Smies

2nd gr. – Alex Armstrong, Carter Beckham, Elise Matwiejczyk

3rd gr. – Hunter Rose

4th gr. – Cadence Williams, Cole Williams, Lexi Armstrong

5th gr. – Kendall Aikens

Middle/High School – Riley Vansprange

Way to go!!!!!!

Turkey Trot 2016

What a GREAT night for the Turkey Trot!!!!  The weather was beautiful and we had over 1000 students there with their families running the race.  Thank you SO much to ALL our volunteers and sponsors! What a great way for the community to all come together and support our kids  🙂  Here are a few pictures :

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