White Center Heights Elementary School
10015 6th Avenue SW Seattle, WA 98146

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White Center Heights Elementary School
10015 6th Avenue SW Seattle, WA 98146

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Physical Education

White Center Heights Physical Education

“Our goal for the year is to help students build skills and fitness through fun activities, so they can play games they love and stay active for a lifetime!”


National Physical Education Standards

Standard 1: Students will demonstrate competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.

Standard 2: Students apply knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies and tactics related to movement and performance.

Standard 3: Students demonstrate the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness.

Standard 4: Students exhibit responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others.

Standard 5: Students recognize the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and/or social interaction.

September at a Glance

Standard of Focus - Standard 4:
The physically literate individual exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others

Week 1: Expectations and Routines
Week 2: Expectations and Routines
Week 3: Recess Games
Week 4: Recess Games

Did You Know?

  • For kids (6 through 17 years): 60 minutes or more physical activity daily. A combination of aerobic exercises that increase heart rate, such as walking or running, and strengthening exercises that keep muscles and bones strong, such as climbing playground equipment or jumping rope, is recommended.
  • The 60-minute goal does not have to be achieved in a single session – smaller bouts of physical activity count towards the daily total.
  • Keeping active does more than just help you stay fit It can also give your brain a healthy boost! It's true – engaging in physical activities regularly can enhance brain function, making learning new things easier and more enjoyable. This wonderful connection is important for students of all ages, helping them to excel not only in physical activities but in their studies as well. For families, this means that encouraging playtime, be it a game of tag in the backyard, a bike ride in the park, or a fun dance session in the living room, can be a great way to support your child's overall development. Remember, when we keep our bodies moving, we're also keeping our brains in tip-top shape, ready to absorb new information and tackle challenges with a smile. So let's make a pact to stay active and promote healthy, happy brains in our students!