April 27, 2022 | Zachary Licato
The students have been hard at work preparing for their MSS Fitness Test at the end of May. In preparation for this, the physical education classes worked on their aerobic conditioning, which has been a part of their curriculum since the beginning of the school year. The students kicked off the school year with a mile long run every other Tuesday. They have continued to do varied timed runs throughout the year to work on endurance and overall fitness.
In just a few short weeks, our students will partake in the MSS Fitness Test! It focuses on teaching people to make fitness a part of their everyday lives. They will go through a series of challenging events that consist of:
The students are working on their form and posture while performing these exercises. This will take place over a few physical education classes. The standards for the MSS Fitness Test are based on national guidelines for their particular age groups.
As you can see, our students are hard at work! There is a lot to be learned and developed as we move towards the home stretch and I am elated to watch the progress they have made and continue to make each class. Surely, physical fitness is a skill that is developed over time but judging by their commitment and the strides that I have seen thus far, I am confident that we will all finish off the school year on a positive note.
Here are some of the topics and guidance that we have talked about in class:
Do your best! You are all ready and well prepared. All you can do is try your best.