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If you are interested in joining the John Oliver Track & Field team this year, please sign up outside the Main Gym. We will have our first meeting for anyone interested at lunch Friday, Feb, 22nd in the Main Gym.
Note you are able to compete in Track & Field AND another spring sport with permission from coaches of both those teams.
You can choose your events: throws, jumps, sprints, distance.
See the Track & Field page on this blog for forms (I’ll be handing hard copies of these out at the meeting Wednesday).
Grade 8’s in block 1-3 & 1-4, you will have a Sexual Health Lesson presented in class by the John Oliver school nurse on Thursday, February 14th. The curriculum overview is attached here if you or your parents/guardians have any questions: Sexual Health Overview
You or they may also contact me directly for more information.
Grade 8’s, here’s a copy of your Gymnastics Rubric: Gymnastics – Floor
Our unit will end Monday, January 21. You will be filling our a Personal & Social Responsibility assessment that day too.
Grade 9’s, visit your page above for the muscles sheet and sleep journal assigned. There is a muscles quiz Monday, January 21 and your completed sleep journal is also due that day.
Happy New Year!
Grade 8’s, your new unit is Gymnastics. Don’t forget proper gym strip. No jewelry (for safety reasons) and if you have long hair, please tie it back. Meet in the main gym.
Grade 9’s, your new unit is Active Health (mostly in the fitness centre). Meet in the main gym.
Grade 8’s, your Active Health Quiz and Study Sheet (to use during the quiz) are due Tues., Dec. 18th. See your grade 8 page above for the notes that have been handed out to date.
Here is the study sheet assignment: Active Health 8 study sheet
Grade 8’s, if you were away or have lost your Skeleton sheet which was handed out in class Monday Nov. 26th, download one here: Skeletal System
Note, this homework is due Tuesday, Dec. 6th
Also if you are missing your Muscles or Five Components of Fitness sheet, please see your page above on this blog for extra copies. Your Muscles Quiz will be Monday., Dec 10th
Grade 8’s and 9’s, a reminder that we are attending the Jokers Classic Girls Bball tourney Friday again. No need to change. Please change into gym strip for Tuesday, Dec. 4th. The 8’s will be participating in a Heart Rate Lab in the main gym. 9’s will be playing a minor game.
Grade 8’s, as discussed last class, please meet in the Career Centre (room next to the counselling suite) during our PHE block. You do not need to get changed.
You will be participating in a youth-facilitated mental health presentation. Mr. Edge and his JO youth facilitators will be presenting.
Grade 8/9s, please hand in your SMART fitness goals assignment in to Ms. Matheson by November 16th. This is your last fitness mark for the term. You will be at an “incomplete” if it isn’t handed in.
SMART fitness goals: SMART goals fitness