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About pe4lewis

Teaching k-5 physical education at Meriwether Lewis Elementary School. Where children receive physical education twice a week! Follow me on Twitter at GymJumpRun.

Hike for young families

This last weekend I enjoyed the Wildood Trail on Mt Hood.  This trail head is only 15 minutes beyond Sandy and offers wonderful trails and is both kid friendly and informative.  Here is a link for more information.

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Free 5k Run June 25th / Laughing Planet Cafe

Laughing Planet is hosting a 5k Fun Run benefiting Neighbors for Clean Air on June 25th; kids run free and the $20 entry for adults includes a shirt and proceeds go to the non-profit. There is also a family friendly … Continue reading

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Pictures from PTA Event

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In PE the 5th graders are practicing the game Pipe Fitters where they attempt to get a ball to travel through only two tubes to the goal distant.

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Just a few photos from the week

A little painting with lightWe tried a new App for tracking our distance and created patterns on STRAVA. Oh that is it for now as I am having a little trouble uploading more photos.

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Last day with my Student Teacher

My last day with my Student Teacher from Woodstock School.  Ms. Krill has been working at Woodstock while getting her PE Endorsement.  She has been spending time in my classes this spring and finished her last day today.  I will … Continue reading

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Using Strava in PE to track exercise

Excited today because I shared my favorite iPhone/iPad app with students, the Strava app that tracks your exercise. After your walk/run the app generates a map that indicates your distance traveled and mile-per-hour pace.   The students love looking … Continue reading

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Mrs. Leake’s students painted with light today. Take a look and see if you can see what is happening here.

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Pictures from Ms Sarah Kohn’s PE Painting a Butterfly

Today in Physical Education the kids from Sarah Kohn’s class had a chance to try to paint a wings on students to create a butterfly.  The person standing relies on the person behind them making a figure 8 with the … Continue reading

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Ukulele with a parent every Wednesday in March.

Come learn to play ukulele with you child on Wednesday this month.  Meeting in the gym at 8 – 8:30 am.  We have ukuleles that you can use and borrow.  We are learning as we go and it is a … Continue reading

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