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Update on 4th&5th Physical Education

November 3, 2020 | Zachary Licato

For the 4th and 5th grade physical education in this hybrid form, the goal will be to continue to create content that expresses their physical prowess and creates students who are curious about developing lifelong active lifestyles. They have been sending feedback on workouts they enjoy and ways to improve their form. The workouts are beginning to focus on specific muscle groups and stretching routines.  

It is crucial to their development within the classroom and outside to find ways to stay active. I will continue to create videos ranging from HIT (High Intensity Interval Training), to stretching and strength building exercises. I am encouraged by the connections and suggestions the 4th and 5th graders are making with the videos. Students will continue to be able to pick what they want from the videos and “choose their own adventure.” I will be the guide on this adventure. This will allow them to actively participate and engage in the content in a meaningful way.

Zachary Licato

Teacher, Physical Education and Health; Learning Support (7th Grade)

Mr. Licato is a proud lifelong resident of Hudson County. In addition to teaching Physical Education at Mustard Seed, he also coaches the Weehawken High School varsity baseball team, the Weehawken HS varsity football team and the Weehawken HS girls’ varsity basketball team.

During his time as a high school student, he played varsity football, baseball, and basketball, lettering in all three sports.

Mr. Licato grew up in an artistic family: his mother is a writer, and his father is the Artistic Director of Hudson Theatre Works, a professional theatre company located in Weehawken.

His greatest passions are coaching and teaching, but he also enjoys reading, listening to music, exploring the wide cultural food palate of local restaurants, and traveling with his wife, Gina.

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