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Boys gym locker room gets renovated to have locks embedded in lockers

Boys gym locker room gets renovated to have locks embedded in lockers
June 14, 2017

By: Julia Rosier '18 Boys gym locker room gets renovated to have locks embedded in lockers A story told with Adobe Spark

New Canaan High names Westports David Gusitsch Assistant Principal

New Canaan High names Westports David Gusitsch Assistant Principal
May 25, 2017

By Emma Rojas '18 After 14 years of being with the Westport Public School district, Health and Physical Education Coordinator, David Gusitsch, will be leaving his position at Staples to become an assistant...

Physical education requirement interferes with the schedules of students

Physical education requirement interferes with the schedules of students
February 3, 2017

By: Sasha Narang '18 The way students view physical education is rather simple - some people love it, some people hate it, and I’ve come to the realization that a happy medium doesn’t exist. Regardless...

Stand in to a new era of human health

Stand in to a new era of human health
April 2, 2015

Over the past couple of weeks, my gym teacher, Mr. Doornwerd, assigned all his junior physical education classes to stand for a total of 15-20 minutes a day for five consecutive days. What prompted him...

Getting showered with disappointment

A ping-pong table gathers dust, while the shower heads begin to rust.
October 6, 2014

After a hard workout, the first thing anyone really wants to do is take a shower. Personally, it’s nice to know that when I come home from a sport, I can rid myself of the awful stench and one-inch layer...

New Lifetime Activities Class surfaces gender divides

New Lifetime Activities Class surfaces gender divides
September 8, 2014

As the year began, it was refreshing for juniors in the new Lifetime Activities gym class to find themselves skating, chasing, and laughing with friends in their rollerblading unit, rather than dripping...

Choice between lifetime and team physical education splits genders

Choice between lifetime and team physical education splits genders
April 3, 2014

For several weeks, students have been selecting classes. Honors or A? Culinary or drawing? And for sophomores this year: lifetime or team physical education? Guidance counselor Deborah Slocum said that...

Greater choice gender-segregates gym class

Greater choice gender-segregates gym class
January 31, 2014

Gone are the days of boys and girls huddling together under multicolored parachutes, forming alliances in the cutthroat world of freeze tag, and sacrificing themselves for fellow minnows.  These epic...

P.E. department awarded grant of about $900,000

P.E. department awarded grant of about $900,000
October 15, 2013

After applying for three of past four years, the Westport Physical Education Department received the Carol M. White Physical Education Program Grant for $936,000. David Gusitch, the head of the Westport...

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