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I participated in an archery unit during my Junior Mind & Physical Performance class.

Archery in P.E. classes proves to be beneficial

Meg Enquist ’23, Assistant Business Manager December 13, 2021

During P.E. class, students often expect to engage in a variety of activities that require a significant amount of physical movement. As I entered my first Junior Mind & Physical Performance class,...

P.E. class records their stress level in mindfulness activity tracker.

Mindfulness curriculum garners positive response from students, teachers

Allison Gillman '23 and Maya Hruskar '23 March 10, 2020

Close your eyes. Relax your muscles. Soften your mind. Focus on your breath, noticing how it enters and leaves your body. Envision yourself in a calm, peaceful, quiet place, such as a beach or the countryside,...

People work out in a gym wearing proper attire for their activity.

Changing clothes for P.E. should not always be necessary

Chelsea Strober '21 January 7, 2019

The bell rings and it is time for me to leave math class and head to P.E. I speed walk to the locker room, dodging anyone in my way. Getting into my change of clothes and making it to class on time is...

[Sept. 2016 News] New equipment propels P.E. department different curriculum

October 11, 2016

By Ashton Dedona '17 Arts Editor and Kaya Leitner '19 The physical education department has made changes to its curriculum this year but not to the state of its boys’ locker room.   Some students...

New lifetime gym causes gender divide

New lifetime gym causes gender divide

September 19, 2014

Physical education, gym class, free time, torture. Call it whatever you will. For years, the physical education classes in Westport have predominantly consisted of the same type of curriculum. Each class...

Paddling through P.E.

Molly Liebergall, Staff Writer September 16, 2014

The Staples pool is associated with swimming laps and playing water polo, but the new addition of kayaking to the P.E. program has changed students’ opinions of the infamous quarter-long course. The...

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