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  • General




    Mr. Kevin Power
    Ms. Amanda Lyons

    Program Overview

    The Greenvale Physical Education program is designed to introduce students to knowledge, skills and concepts that will help them to not only understand their own bodies but to engage in activities that will keep them healthy for a lifetime.  Incorporating a sport education curriculum with elements of a skills-based curriculum, the students at Greenvale exit each physical education class with the confidence to BE ACTIVE and HEALTHY!!

  • Overview

    2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR
    It is a privilege for us to work with you and your child this coming school year.  We are committed to ensuring that each and every child develops his/her potential in not only the physical skills, but also the cognitive and social skills as well.  The physical education curriculum at Greenvale is designed to provide challenging, engaging and developmentally appropriate learning opportunities that are aligned with both state and national standards for physical education.
    Parents as Partners
    By clicking on the above image, you will be able to gain an overview of how important your role is to us as teachers, but even more importantly, to your child's success.  From discussing physical education and activity with your child at home to ensuring that they wear their court shoes to class, your are valuable to their interest and attitude toward physical education.  Please know that we are always open and available to communicate with you.  We are always a phone call or email away.  
    • New York State Learning Standards

      Physical Education Learning Standards

      Standard 1:  Personal Health and Fitness

      Students will have the necessary knowledge and skills to establish and maintain physical fitness, participate in physical activity, and maintain personal health.

      Standard 2:  A Safe and Healthy Environment

      Students will acquire the knowledge and ability necessary to create and maintain a safe and healthy environment.

      Standard 3:  Resource Management

      Students understand and be able to manage their personal and community resources.

      • Physical Education Program Overview


        Greenvale Physical Education Program

        1) Soccer- dribbling, passing, trapping, throw-ins, goalie skills

        2) Football - passing, catching, hiking, hand-off, punting

        3) Jump rope / Circulatory System

        4) Gymnastics- tumbling, dual stunts, equipment skills

        5) Dance, Dance, Revolution

        6) Basketball - passing, dribbling, shooting

        7) Step Aerobics

        8) Line Dancing

        9) Volleyball - forearm pass, overhead pass,

        10) Physical Fitness - resistance bands, agility ladder, slalom runs, medicine balls, power mats

        11) Circus Arts- plate spinning, juggling, balance activities

        12) Matball / Kickball