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!
On Friday, December 16 the fourth graders from Mr. Kooikers class got to head to Hudsonville Lanes for winning the P.E. C.A.R.E.S. food drive contest. The fourth graders got to bowl two games, and had so much fun. Thanks to Hudsonville Lanes for supporting our food drive cause and allowing us to go bowling for free. Thanks again to all of our GT families for making the food drive a success.
P.S. Thanks to the Hilaski Family for bringing in pizza to share with Mr. K’s fourth graders. It was super good!
We decided to do fitness stations with all kinds of equipment! Our treadmill, bicycles, fit boards, ARC machine, strength bands, weights and more! Here are a few pictures…
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!
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!!!!!!
Tuesday, October 25 is the big day!!!! If you registered your child for the race, they should have brought their race bag and shirt home yesterday 🙂 Please make sure on the day of the race, the bib number is pinned to the outside of whatever they are wearing. We need to be able to see the bib color as they finish. Thanks for all your help with this!
Please dress for the weather and we will see you at the race!!!!
We can not wait to see all of you again in PE for the upcoming school year!!! Don’t forget to bring your PE shoes on the very first day of school so you can keep them in your locker and be prepared to come to the gym. Remember, they do not have to be new…just clean and the right size!! See you soon! Mrs. Nienhuis and Mrs. VanKoevering
The weather was a little iffy (very cold) but we completed our field day with a smile! Here are a few pictures!
Just a reminder that the 4th and 5th gr. field day is coming up on June 7 with a rain date of June 8. If your child ordered a field day t-shirt, it will be coming home on Monday June 6!
Please have your child dress for the weather (with sunscreen) and if they take their own water bottle, they are responsible for it.
We are SO excited to let you know that GT students and their families donated $8648.61 to the American Heart Association for their Jump Rope for Heart!!!! Thank you parents for helping out with this awesome cause. The thank you gifts for those students that donated will be coming in about three to four weeks. Here are a few pictures from our event….