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Fit For Life at Gregory School

By
Lisa Picini-Asman,   Gregory
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Fit For Life at Gregory School

The students at Gregory Elementary School in West Orange incorporate health and skill related fitness components into every physical education class, developing healthy habits to become "Fit For Life". Students are pushing 10-pound weights on sliding discs, slamming slam balls, utilizing agility ladders, setting and tracking their personal goals on cardio-respiratory activities in jogging and the pacer test. Students are developing an understanding of why they are performing these fitness activities in physical education and having a lot of fun all while moving to become "Fit For Life".

What improvements have you seen at your school?

The students are demonstrating growth in their Health and Skill related fitness components and are tracking their individual progress throughout the school year.