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Physical Education




Physical Education Program

In a quality physical education program, students learn:

  • How to improve their overall fitness,
  • To perform a variety of skills,
  • To be responsible for their health and fitness,
  • How to set achievable goals,
  • To cooperate with others and accept responsibility for their own behavior,
  • To socialize with their peers,
  • And to be confident, independent and exhibit self-control.


Curriculum Examples:
Presidential Fitness Testing
           -Students track their data all year
Functional Fitness Stations

-Box Jumps

-Jump Rope

            -Kettle Bells

            -Ab Mat Sit Ups

            -Gymnastic Work

Floor Hockey
Flag Football
Backyard Games
Flying Disc

For Parents

Parents Conversation Starters for PE

  1. Tell me what you "learned" in P.E. today.
  2. Tell me about the best part of your P.E. class.
  3. What was the most challenging thing you did in P.E. today?
  4. What skills are you working on in P.E.?
  5. What are you doing differently from last year?
  6. Tell me how we can incorporate your learning in P.E. into a family activity/outing.
  7. What was the best thing Coach Patterson asked you to do in P.E. today?
  8. Did any of your classmates do anything funny?
  9. Who did you play with today?
  10. Can you show me (or teach me) something you learned today?

Active Kids Do Better in Life

Contact Info

Lavaca Elementary
1000 S Division Street
Lavaca, AR 72941
Phone: 479-674-5613
Fax: 479-674-5518
Hours 7:30 am–4:00 pm


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