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November 3, 2020 | Zachary Licato
Physical education/health class helps us build relationships as a group that are strong and solvent during our hybrid meeting schedule. Each team of students has built an encouraging and authentic place to discuss a wide variety of topics. We have been focusing on social/emotional relationships as well as CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) training.
As we find ways to stay together while we are apart, it is vitally important that we exercise and release endorphins as well. The 6th-8th grade has also been able to workout outside of class and discuss workout variations and ideas about how to stay active. The most challenging type of workout given space and equipment considerations is a HIIT workout, also known as high-intensity interval training. I have received a myriad of videos each month from the students.
Some of these workouts include:
They have challenged themselves to do workouts that will be true to them. The students have done an amazing job. Perhaps their greatest strength during our class time is their thoughtfulness and their ability to carefully listen to each other. The students know that we are always stronger together.