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Physical Education Department

                

Mr. T. Mantone

Mrs. K. Ennis

tmantone@hohokus.org

kennis@hohokus.org

(201) 652-4555 ext. 598

(201) 652-3945

Philosophy:

Students will be given the necessary knowledge of physical fitness principles, skill development, and wellness components to make healthy lifelong decisions.

Description :

  • Physical Education is based on the development of the mind and body. Educational objectives are reached through participating in mental and physical activity. In the Physical Education classroom, students build their knowledge and level of physical fitness, explore and learn a wide variety of neuro-muscular skills, and develop responsible social behaviors that promote personal and group success. Written work and reading assignments provide for the integration of academic skills and present an opportunity for traditional cognitive challenges.
  • Each class includes fitness components, skill development, proper use and care of equipment, rules, strategies, and etiquette. The emphasis is directed towards lifetime participation and fitness.
  • Physical Education curriculum follows the guidelines stated in the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards for Health and Physical Education.
  • One marking period or quarter per year in Middle School, students will attend health class instead of physical education.

RIGHT NOW IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION...

September :

The year is off to a great start. The weather has been incredible and we are able to be out on the field, having fun and making our bodies healthy and fit!

Students in Kindergarten through fourth grade are practicing their cooperative and teamwork skills by playing parachute games while the middle school students are diving into their Ultimate Frisbee unit. We plan on being out on the field until the middle of November and we hope the weather cooperates.

The middle school students will be participating in Soccer, Flag Football, and Hockey units later this fall.

The elementary school students will also participate in the Soccer and Football units but they will also get to sharpen their skills and improve their fitness level with hula-hoop activities, tube jumping, and many more fun games!

We are excited to get the ball rolling and we are looking forward to a healthy and fun school year!


FITNESS EXERCISES


 


“The Ho-Ho-Kus Public School is committed to a high standard of academic excellence in compliance with the
core curriculum content standards in a safe and nurturing environment that will allow students to maximize their
potential and prepare them to be responsible, contributing members of a diverse society.”