G.Y.M. "Shorts"

Contact Mr. Greitz: pgreitz@mersnj.us

Quote for the Week:

"A person’s health can be judged by what he takes two of – pills or stairs. "

WHAT'S GOING ON (3/18 - 3/22)

Monday, 3/18 (Day A) - 7th Grade Health Education

    • Lesson: What's the difference between food & drugs?
    • Location: room 140

Tuesday, 3/19 (Day B) - 8th Grade Health Education

    • Lesson: Snowball fight!
    • Location: room 140

Wednesday, 3/20 (Day C) - 7th Grade Health Education

    • Lesson: Medicine are drugs too
    • Location: Room 140

Thursday, 3/21 (Day D) - 8th Grade Health Education

    • Lesson: What's your anti-drug?
    • Location: Room 140

Friday, 3/22 (Day E) - 7th Grade Health Education

    • Lesson: Do you know your ABC's
    • Location: room 140

CLASS NEWS (updated 1/20/19 @10:45 am)

Final activity unit of 2nd marking period continues this week. Activity will take place in the small gymnasium, and include circuit/station activities and non-traditional, cooperative games and hybrid sports. Students should be ready for different games each day. The complete schedule for the week is below - check it out!

Students are expected to be checking into our Google Classroom on a regular basis (each class meeting day). News and information regarding class activities will be posted and shared.

NEW: "Below Expectations" notification . . . . Students that do NOT meet ALL Physical Education expectations during a class period will NOT receive full credit (10 pts.) for that day's class period "assignment".

  • Students that do NOT meet expectations during the class period for Preparation, Warm up, Participation, and/or Sportsmanship (conduct) will receive a "Below Expectations" notification at the end of the class period.
  • The points earned for that day's assignment grade will be LESS than 10 points, depending on the number of expectations that were not achieved. (refer to the "Daily 10 in P.E." grading rubric if necessary)

Remember, on all activity days, a change of clothes is required in order to be marked PREPARED and PARTICIPATE in class activities. Students have the opportunity during each activity period to earn a total of 10 points for achieving the designated target behaviors for EACH of the following criteria:

    • PREPARATION (3 points)
    • WARM UP (1 point)
    • PARTICIPATION (4 points)
    • SPORTSMANSHIP (2 points)

The specific target behaviors for each of the criteria above is available to view on the "Grading Rubrics" tab at the top of the page.

In order to be "excused" from Physical Education activity, students must arrive to class with written documentation from a doctor, or our school nurse. A written note from a parent/guardian will only be permitted, as "excused" for ONE class period.