Previous Classroom Updates

Students spring full swing into learning!

Posted on April 1, 2016

Aloha, Mid Pacific families! It is nice to be back from my amazing sailing trip 4,200 miles across the Atlantic Ocean on the Hōkūleʻa. We had fair weather and following seas and a really great crew. One of the highlights...

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Variety of PE activities Inspires Creativity

Posted on November 25, 2015

We have been working on a variety of activities and games that build on our hand-eye coordination and throwing skills. It is important to build confidence in the students' basic fundamental movements and skills before they apply them to team...

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Hand-Eye Coordination and the Throwing Process

Posted on October 16, 2015

Properly throwing and catching the ball is required for a variety of sports. Students are learning and refining the skills as they have been practicing throughout the year. It is a developmental process, and every student develops differently. There are...

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A Balanced Foundation

Posted on September 10, 2015

We have started the year working on controlling our bodies by concentrating and focusing on our movement. The children have enjoyed challenging themselves to overcome obstacles. They plan, access their strength and weaknesses, and are willing to take risks. Their...

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Physical Education and Health 2015-2016 Overview

Posted on August 26, 2015

2015-2016 Mid-Pacific Institute Elementary School Physical Education & Health Main Concepts and Curriculum Overview: I have enjoyed sharing with the entire elementary school my educational adventure story of sailing the Hōkuleʻa across the Tasman Sea on its Mālama Honua Worldwide...

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Spring weather brings outdoor fun

Posted on April 9, 2015

The winter weather seem to be making way for spring sunshine and cool trades. This is a welcome forcast for the PE program, and we are all happy to see the vog and rain decline. The 3/4 and 5th...

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Bike Education & Jump Rope for Heart

Posted on January 30, 2015

The students have been pushing themselves in preparation for the Jump Rope for Heart assembly this Friday, February 6, from 12:30 to 2:00 in the gym. The students will be sharing thier talents and tricks as they demonstrate their skills...

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