There is no prescription that can do what physical activity can. Physical activity really is a wonder drug that makes you happier and healthier

~ CDC director Tom Frieden

The PE Mission

     The health and physical education department at Henry B. Burkland and Mary K. Goode elementary schools centers on the belief that every child can find enjoyment and success in physical activity that interests them.  As a department we offer a wide variety of activities to ensure that every child has this opportunity by including units in aquatics, gymnastics, dance, individual and team games, health, and fitness. We try to incorporate fitness throughout every unit to guarantee that students have experiences that will increase their fitness levels. We encourage our students to learn new skills while having fun and developing important social and positive characteristics.

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Happy New Year!

Welcome back everyone!! We are starting new units of study today, which is a Day 3!

Ms. McLaughlin’s classes are starting with basketball skills
Mrs. Young’s classes are starting with volleyball skills
Ms. Campbell’s 3-5 classes are starting aquatics skills and 1-2 classes are starting their dance unit
Mr. Whitelaw’s classes are starting with gymnastics skills

Please note that we are starting back on a Day 3 which means it may be tricky for your child to remember their sneakers, we appreciate everything you do to help remind them!!

We hope you are staying active over the winter months and that everyone had a great winter break!!

-The Physical Education Department