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Physical Education

In Physical Education, The students in grades 4-8 have been working on a couple of Units that I we have never done here at St. Ambrose before. We just recently finished up with a unit of speedball. Speedball is essentially a combination of soccer and basketball and the game switches back and forth between the ...

By |2018-08-20T23:34:46-04:00March 20th, 2017|Categories: Admin-Gasparro|

Physical Education

During Physical Education for the primary grades we will be working in juggling with the students. The goal is for all the students to be able to juggle 3 balls with 3 throws without dropping the ball. Juggling helps the students improve their hand/eye coordination. Hand/eye coordination is essential to complete a variety of everyday ...

By |2018-08-20T23:26:15-04:00February 13th, 2017|Categories: Admin-Gasparro, Our Campus|

7th grade Projects

Welcome Back Saint Ambrose Family!!! The 7th grade students have finished their projects where they were to make up a game/sport. They had to come up with a new game, the rules, research the equipment needed, market the game to the public and sell it on social media. Some of the ideas the students came ...

By |2018-08-20T23:26:15-04:00January 4th, 2017|Categories: Admin-Gasparro, Encore, Our Campus|

In 7th grade Physical Education, the students have been working hard on a group project. The goal of the project is for the students to be bale to work together as a group to solve a problem. The problem is for the students to invent a new game/sport to play. They will have to organize ...

By |2018-08-20T23:26:15-04:00November 21st, 2016|Categories: Admin-Gasparro, Encore, High School Prep 6-8|

Physical Education

In Physical Education this week the students have been working on soccer/kicking skills. All Grades have been using their skills in a fast paced high energy game called soccer survivor. Where the kids protect their own bowling pin, while trying to knock down other students pins, all while using soccer skills. No hands are allowed. ...

By |2018-08-20T23:26:15-04:00October 31st, 2016|Categories: Admin-Gasparro, Our Campus|

Physical Education Update

During this past week, grades 4-8 participated in a flag football activity called super football, which is basically a modified touch football. They learned to throw and catch a football as well as moving to open space to catch passes. We also focused on the defensive the player moving with the offensive player and not ...

By |2018-08-20T23:26:15-04:00October 13th, 2016|Categories: Admin-Gasparro, Encore|

Physical education September 26th-September 30

The students in grades 3-8 will continue with their volleyball unit.  The students at Saint Ambrose, more than any other school that I have been at, really take to volleyball. Both boys and girls seem to really enjoy it and work hard to understand the game and improve. Volleyball is not a sport that I ...

By |2018-08-20T23:26:16-04:00September 26th, 2016|Categories: Admin-Gasparro, Encore|

Physical Education

This Week in Physical Education, Grades 5-8 will be playing a round of golf in the indoor simulated Saint Ambrose Golf course. Over the past few weeks we have worked on driving, chipping and putting. This week they put it all together in 1 lesson. They will drive from one end and their next shot ...

By |2018-08-20T23:26:16-04:00September 19th, 2016|Categories: Admin-Gasparro, Encore|

Golf In Physical Education

Students in grades 5-8 have been exploring golf for the past few weeks. We have learned to chip, putt and drive. As well many rules of Golf Etiquette. The kids seem to be just like most adults, they have a few bad shots, they they tear into the ball right down the middle. For most ...

By |2018-08-20T23:26:16-04:00September 12th, 2016|Categories: Admin-Gasparro, Our Campus|
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