Monthly Archives: October 2013

Before the Bird Run

It’s fun for the whole family! Come join us the night before Thanksgiving for a fun run/walk to benefit the St. Francis Center! It’s an open course with volunteers directing runners/walkers at each turn. Run route below: http://www.runningmap.com/?id=631387 Walk route … Continue reading

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Sportsmanship makes the news

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18563_162-57609427/mich-middle-school-football-team-conspires-for-touching-touchdown/ Football team makes a touching touchdown. Feel good story to remind us all of how important it is to be a “good sport” more than winning or being good at sports. I am so proud of these kids.

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Tennis drills you can practice at home.

If you are looking for some activities to do with your kids her are some ideas that you might want to try.  I liked this youtube video and was impressed that a 4 year old was so focused.   The … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland Lights Walk/Jog

Are you looking for a run/walk that if family friendly and a short distance? Perhaps you might want to walk around the track at the Portland International Raceway and enjoy the Festival of Lights. It is November 30, 2013 and … Continue reading

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Tennis Unit

The students have been enjoying working on hand-eye coordination during physical education.  We have on loan about 15 rackets and use donated tennis balls for practice.  The kids are pretty good and many mention that they play with at home. This … Continue reading

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5th graders playing football

Many of our students are get exercise playing on teams.  I have been able to make some of the games and would love to watch your child play his/her sport.  If you provide me with a schedule of game times … Continue reading

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Fresh Paint

We have fresh painted lines on the playground for children to practice their locomotor skills.  

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Walktoberfest Calendar of Events

For a list of activities walking activities for October look to this site: http://walktoberpdx.org/ October 18 11:30am Eastbank Esplanade Walking Tour October 19 9:30am FF Guided walk with Friends of Tualatin Hills Nature Park October 20 9:45am FF $$ Wahclella … Continue reading

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Taking fitness OUTSIDE

Getting in a workout doesn’t have to depend on going to a gym —get out and walk, climb steps and enjoy nature By Rebecca Koffman, Special to The Oregonian On a crisp October morning, seven women stride up a hill … Continue reading

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Running Club Continues

Running club for parents and kids will continue on Tuesdays from 3 to 3:40. Permission slips available on the bulletin  board in the gym or just come by sign your child up after school on Tuesday.

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