Thursday April 30th students in Eric Magers high school gym class and students in Kathleen Pizzello middle school gym class play outside. The middle school class played Frisbee and prepared for their ultimate Frisbee unit. The high school class played two hand touch, while students inside played four square.
On Wednesday, January 14, the new middle school physical education teacher, Kathleen Pizzello, guided seventh grade students in playing volleyball. Pizzello first began teaching at MERSD on December 8.
PE teacher Tom Durfee talked to his class about sportsmanship before starting his fun Friday PE class. The fun Friday PE class was a game that had two teams. Each team had to steal the opponent’s circles at the end of the field.
The class of 2016 hosted the annual dodgeball tournament for middle and high school. The class raised over $170 by selling snacks and charging for team involvement. Five teams in total competed, and the winning team, the Sisters, received a pizza party.
On Thursday May 1st, physical education teacher Tom Durfee’s seventh grade class continued their problem solving unit. They incorporated elements of trust into physical challenges they needed to solve.
Seventh grade and high school PE classes combine on Fun Friday. Students were given the option to either play Circus Ball in the gym or practice yoga in the workout room. Fun Friday allows students to have the opportunity to play a fun activity that is different to their daily curriculum.