• Welcome to Physical Education!


    Intelligence and skill can only function at the peak of their capacity when the body is healthy and strong.

                                                              John F. Kennedy



    Teacher Name:  John Manfreda
    Email:  jmanfreda@livingston.org
    Physical Education:  Grades K-5


    "Empowering All to Learn, Create, Contribute & Grow."



    Upcoming Events for 2019-20:

          November, December & January: 

    •      Gross Motor Skill Development:         
                -- The Whittle Climbing Adventure (K-5)                  

    The WHITTLE promotes movement exploration & problem solving skills.  It challenges students to critically think & plan their movements as they navigate the climbing towers & crossovers (as individuals & as part of a group).  WHITTLE activities are designed to enhance balance, flexibility, strength & endurance as children learn to manage & manipulate their body on the various apparatus.  WHITTLE activities are also used to reinforce listening & cooperative play skills.

                       -- Gymnastics & Tumbling (K-5)


    • Health-Related Physical Fitness:

                      -- Physical Fitness Challenges (K-2)
                             -- 100/200 Yard Run

                             -- Flexed Arm Hang

                             -- Curl-Ups & Sit & Reach

                             -- Standing Long Jump

                      -- Fitnessgram (3-5)

                             --  Pacer
                             --  Push-Ups

                             --  Curl-Ups
                             --  Sit & Reach




Last Modified on November 11, 2019