Ms Weber's
Physical Education

Physical Education - Overall Goal


The overall goal for Physical Education at St. Thomas More will be to provide students with an opportunity to have fun learning a variety of motor skills that will help give them the confidence they need to lead physically active lives.  In class we will address topics such as sportsmanship, target heart rate zones, dance, aerobics, strength training and team sports.


Physical Education - Grades 1-5 


Grades 1 through 5 attend Physical Education classes once every three days for thirty minutes per class period.  At the elementary level we work on a variety of locomotor and cognitive skills.  Fitness assessment and nutritional concepts are introduced to help children understand, improve and maintain their physical well-being.


            Dress Code for Grades 1 through 5

1.    Athletic shoes that tie or have velcro straps

2.  Socks

3.    STM spirit shorts under skirts


Please make note of any health issues your child has that may affect his or her performance or physical well-being.


Physical Education Grades 6tth, 7th and 8th


Grade 6 attends Physical Education once every three days for 35 minutes per session.  In the 6th grade Physical Education program we review previously learned physical and nutritional concepts as well as learn a variety of new activities.  Fitness assessment is continued and becomes more individual oriented.  A variety of team sports are introduced to provide choices for lifetime enjoyment in Physical Activity.

Grade 7 attends Physical Education for one semester every other school day for 40 minutes. In 7th grade the students will learn a variety of lifetime sports. In class they will participate in games and activities that they can share with their family and friends for a lifetime. They will also learn a variety of warm up and cool down techniques.  The students will continue to set  personal goals for their mile run, core strength , and upper body strength through timed sit up and push up testing. 

Grade 8 attends Physical Education for one semester every other school day for 40 minutes.  The overall goal for STM eighth graders is to give them an opportunity to advance their skills and knowledge in a variety of team sports. Along with sport specific warm up and cool down techniques and sport specific skill challenges the students will continue with the traditional strength and cardiovascular  conditioning as well.

            Dress Code 6 through 8

1.        Athletic shoes that tie with socks

2.      STM  spirit shorts

3.       Any STM sport shirt or sweatshirt is acceptable.  (Track, Volleyball, D.A.R.E., etc.)


Please make sure your child’s clothing is acceptable for a co-ed P.E. class with a wide variety of activity.


All students will follow the 2016-2017 St. Thomas More School, Discipline, and Athletic Handbook.


If there is a day that the students will not need to dress out for P.E., Ms. Weber will let the students and their homeroom teachers know in advance.


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