Kiker Elementary Physical Education
Ms. Schultz - Coach K. - Ms. Muraida
We have SO much to thank our Kiker Family for!
Let's start with our first Coordinated School Health event, the Fun Run....Thank you for coming out with your kiddos on a Saturday morning to encourage our students to be physically active - we think this may have been one of our largest turn outs yet! We tried something new with our 100% fruit juice homemade snow cones, thank you for helping to support Kiker PE by trying a snow cone! We would also like to give a huge "thank you" to the PTA for providing fruit, and Academy gift cards for the fun run AND for helping to organize and getting supplies for our snow cone adventure :) We will be holding our second CSH event in our Family Fitness night on the evening of Friday, February 1st.
Moving on to our Penny War and Track and Field.....What can we say, we were completely blown away by the generosity of our Kiker Community!! This was our first year to run a Penny War and we would call it a success as it brought in just over $3500.00 for the PE Department! And then we asked for the donations of trinkets through an Amazon wish list and y'all answered in a way that we just could not believe - so very generous! We were hoping we'd be able to tell each student that they could get two items, and in the end we had enough trinkets for each student to take away FOUR!!!
Our Track and Field event could not run without the help of others! We have three amazing women that have embraced the changes made this year and have given much of their time helping to make things run smoothly before, during, and after the day of Track and Field - thank you Christy, Melissa, and Erika! Thank you to the Bowie PALS who help every year to run the stations, the day couldn't run without them - they are amazing!! And, thank you and shout out to Kay Stubbs of Total Speed and Fitness for running our agility ladder station the past few years - check out more information below about Total Speed and Fitness. We have parent volunteers that we are so thankful to have including our airhorn operators and new this year our money counters for the Penny War challenge; this was an unexpected full day's work - thank you SO much for your time!!! And to our office staff Ms. Esther and Ms. Penny who put hours into getting it ready to deposit, thank you for your time!
And then there was the Penny War Reward of Taping the Principals to the wall - Way to go Kindergarten bringing in over $800!! Thank you to our Admin. for being such great sports about this! Once again our three Track and Field parent volunteers were so amazing to give up some more time to come help with this - couldn't have done it without y'all!! And a huge thank you to all of the teachers and staff that stepped in to help make the process of getting almost 200 students to participate in about a half hour - we are blown away by your selflessness in giving up your time - THANK YOU!! Check out the photos and videos below, this was quite an event ;-)
Saying "Thank You!" just doesn't seem like nearly enough to show y'all just how grateful we are! We are so blessed and hope that y'all know how very much your Kiker PE Teachers appreciate you and your support!!!
-Kiker PE Teachers
Penny War Reward - Kindergarten students tape the principals to the wall!!
October: Cardiovascular Functions
December: Skeletal System
January: Flexibility/Muscular System
February: Stress Management
March: Muscular Strength and Endurance
- Cooperative Games / Locomotor / Jump Rope
- Throwing and Catching
- Hand Dribble / Shooting
- Rhythms - Jump Rope / Locomotor
- Foot Dribble / Kicking
Second Quarter Skill Assessments - Hand Dribble and Rhythms/Jump Rope/Locomotors
Coordinated School Health (CSH) is a systemic approach of advancing student academic performance by promoting, practicing and coordinating school health education and services for the benefit and well-being of students in establishing healthy behaviors designed to last their lifetime.
What is CATCH?
CATCH At Home
Coordinated School Health is a collaborative approach to student learning and health. CSH is every person who interacts with children and parents speaking the same language and providing the same messages about healthy behaviors and lifestyles.
Our CSH efforts for the 2nd nine weeks of school. During this theme, we will be focusing on the “Language of CATCH”
All students will be taught and have many opportunities to practice the following FITNESSGRAM assessments which will be measured for all 3rd-5th grade students in October and April:
- Aerobic Capacity
- Muscular Strength
- Muscular Endurance
- Body Composition
The Cooper Institute FITNESSGRAM website.
In AISD parents have access to their child's information via the
Saturday, November 3rd 8:30-10:30 am
Kiker’s 7th Annual Fun Run/Walk
Presented By Kiker PE, Library, and PTA
Date: Saturday, November 3rd
Times: K-2 starts @8:30 3-5 starts @ 9:30
Location: Kiker Parking Lot
* Students will run/walk on a designated course for 30 minutes collecting a raffle ticket for each lap - There will be a raffle drawing following each 30 minute run Book Fair will be open from 8:30-10:30
Kiker Field Day
Friday, November 16th K-2 morning 3-5 afternoon
Rain Date: Friday, November 30th
Family Fitness Night
The evening of Friday, February 1st (time will be set after winter break)
5th Grade Volleyball Team
We will send out more information about this AFTER winter break :)