PHYSICAL EDUCATION

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The overall goal for Physical Education at St. Agatha Catholic School is to provide a framework where teamwork, healthy competition, great sportsmanship and a cooperative spirit are expected and fostered. We also want to help each child explore and appreciate the need for lifelong participation in fitness, recreation and sports activities for healthy living.

Video : PE 1st grade class: Pin Knockdown

The Preschool through Third grader will develop…
 
Locomotor Skills
  • Coordination is developed by hopping, running, galloping, jump roping, skipping and various other skill activities

 
Balance
  • Students participate in various balance beam and line activities

 

Body Skills
  • Students will experiment with different rolls, poses and simple tumbling actions

  • Ball Skills

  • Throwing, catching, bouncing and kicking skills are emphasized in fun cooperative games, relays and other activities. Various drills are played for sports such as basketball, soccer, volleyball, floor hockey and softball.

 

The Fourth and Eighth grader will develop...

 

Fitness

  • Warm-ups

  • Stretching to increase flexibility

  • Strength development

  • Flexibility

  • Cardiovascular endurance

  • Circuit training

  • Presidential Fitness Challenge

 

Sports Skills

  • Basketball

  • Softball

  • Track

  • Flag Football

  • Volleyball

  • Floor Hockey

  • Soccer

  • Lacrosse

 

Recreational Skills

  • Badmitton

  • Bowling

  • Gymnastics

 

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Dennis Kelley is a native of Indianapolis, Indiana, He is married to Timaree, who is a language arts teacher. Mr. Kelley has two boys, Connor and Jak, who both attended Central Catholic High School, and were both All-American athletes.

At St. Agatha since: 2010

Education

Bachelors of Arts

Butler University

Masters of Arts in Teaching

Concordia University

State Endorsement in Physical Ed. K-12, and Social Studies 5th-9th grade.

 

E-mail Mr. Kelley

 

TEACHER: DENNIS KELLEY

PHYSICAL EDUCATION