Active Students, Active Minds

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5k Series Fun Runs | The City of Portland, Oregon

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Sunday, May 15th at Fernhill Park.  Begins at 8:45am.   

Thanks to everyone who registered by today March 18th to run in the 5K run at Fernhill Park. You have a seat on the bus and the bus is full. I will be contacting you the week before the run with more details.  If you didn’t have a chance to sign up, you can still ride in your own car and meet us there.  Click on the this link to register.


Portland Parks & Recreation’s 5k Series are family-friendly 5k races that take place monthly from May through October at parks throughout the Portland area.
These events are perfect for all ages and abilities and are geared toward first time and less experienced runners. The 5k Series is a fun and exciting way for the community to come together and support healthy lifestyle choices. Part fitness, part community gathering, all fun! Event staff and lively music will make sure that the participants and spectators stay engaged while participating in the 5k events. All participants are winners and are eligible for the after-event raffle.

Adults: $5
Youth (17 & under): FREE

Activities include:

  •     Kids Fun Run (age 8 & under) at 8:45 a.m.
  •     5k for all ages beginning at 9:00 a.m.
  •     40-foot rockwall
  •     Music
  •     Kids activities
  •     Vendors

Adults Register by Phone
503-823-2525

 

 

 

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NW Regional/Oregon State Sport Stacking Championships

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Click here for a flyer.   March 5th, 2016 – Follow the steps below to register

2016-nw-regionals-general-information – Google Docs

Register for tournament here with World Sport Stacking Association

Cost: $15.00 (USD) January 15th to February 26th – Standard Registration
$25.00 (USD) February 27th to March 1st – Late Registration
March 1st – Last day to register

We will not be taking a bus.  Student transportation will not be provided

 

 

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Woodmere Students Improve Their Fitness Levels

In September 46% of our 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders (86/165) scored in the “healthy fitness zone”. ie. 15 for girls and 21 for boys.

In November 66% of our 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders (109/165) scored in the healthy fitness zone.

My goal is to get this number up to 75% by the end of the year. With 100% of our students improving their scores.

The test is called The Pacer Test. You can learn more about it about www.woodmerepe.com

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Two Students Reach 100 Miles

Congratulations to Bob and Yareli for being our first two students to reach 100 miles.

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Woodmere Places 2nd in Fall Challenge

Congratulations to Woodmere students for all the running, walking, jogging, biking, etc. you did for the month of October.  We placed 2nd in the Fire Up Your Feet October Challenge and earned a $1,000 prize.

Click on the link for more information.

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Opportunity for Speed Stacks Group Order

Dear Famiies,

We are currently doing a sport stacking unit in PE. Sport stacking is an exciting sport where students stack and unstack 12-specially designed cups (Speed Stacks) in predetermined sequences. Students race against the clock for faster times and race against each other in relays.  IMG_1447

Sport stacking promotes hand-eye coordination, ambidexterity, quickness, concentration and fitness – plus, students love it! Sport stacking uses both sides of the body and brain developing important skills needed to dribble and shoot a basketball, throw and catch a baseball, play a musical instrument, type on a computer and more. By activating both sides of the brain, students also benefit academically with greater focus and concentration levels.

One of my goals, as a Physical Educator, is to promote activity at home through positive alternatives to computer, television and video game screen time. I believe that sport stacking is a unique, fun and simple activity that motivates kids to get up and move. logo_ss_lgTo help accomplish my goal of keeping kids active and healthy, I invite you and your student to participate in our school Group Order with Speed Stacks

Group order participants:

• Receive special school discounts on their favorite gear.

• Take advantage of free shipping on all orders.

• Help our school earn free equipment – the more you order, the more we earn for the program.

Choose your items from the product brochure and order using these easy steps:

1. Go to the Group Order Store online at http://www.speedstacks.com/go

2. Find our school in the listing and place your order.

Instructor Name: Mr. Stultz

Our order is starting: November 9th  Ending: November 30th

Your order must be placed before the ending date.  All items will be delivered to Woodmere in December and I will pass them out to your child to bring home.

Thank you for supporting our Physical Education Program!

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