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Physical Education (K5)

The overall goal of physical education in K5 through Grade 8 is to develop an awareness of the importance of physical activity. In K5, children are encouraged to learn new physical skills. They are introduced to healthy exercise habits. 

Motor Skill Development

Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities.

Movement Concepts

Demonstrates understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities.

Regular Participation

Participates regularly in physical activity.

Physical Fitness

Achieves and maintains a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.


Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings. 

Values Physical Activity

Values physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction.


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Ruth Maegli

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