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. ¬†ūüôā


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!



P.E. C.A.R.E.S. Bowling Field Trip!

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!

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We are so proud of our students and their families in how they help our Hudsonville Community!  GT students donated 2,653 items for LOVE INC.  The class that donated the most items was Mr. Kooikers 4th grade!!  They donated 392 items!!  They will each get a PE CARES t-shirt and a bowling trip to Hudsonville Lanes!!







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!








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 ¬†ūüôā ¬†Here are a few pictures :













Turkey Trot 2016

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 ūüôā ¬†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!!!!

Welcome Back!!!

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