PE and Health

Have a safe, healthy and active summer!  See you in September!

American Heart Association Log In (Warrior Style Obstacle Course)

Info Sheets for American Heart Association

Physical Education

The Physical Education Department's mission to engage our students in lifetime activities that support them physically, mentally, emotionally and socially.  Lifetime Activities, as well as Team Concepts, are introduced in Physical Education in hopes to provide a lifetime of physical activity.

Activities offered in physical education:

  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Running/ Track and Field
  • Football
  • Field Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Fitness
  • Fitness Center (Use of Machines and Spin Bikes- 7/8th grade)
  • Cardio Kickboxing
  • Volleyball
  • Lacrosse
  • Tennis
  • Floor Hockey

 Great ways to get moving outside of school:

  • Go for a walk (with an adult buddy in a safe place)
  • Swim
  • Dance
  • Make up an Exercise Routine
  • Playing Outside
  • Stream Fitness Channels to your TV
  • Bicycle
  • Shoot some hoops at a local park
  • Join a recreational league

Mrs. Carinci's 5th Grade Create a Great Plate Pictures

PE Grading System and Helpful Hints

2020-2021 GFMS Physical Education Grading and Requirements

Grade 5,6,7 and 8: (All Year Long)

  • Numeric Grading System- Based out of 100 points per Marking Period
    • Participation- (Deductions from 1-3 points per day)
    • Preparation- (Deduction of 1 point per day)
      • In-person
        • All students must have athletic sneakers and athletic attire
        • Jeans and jean shorts are not considered athletic attire.
        • Following the code of conduct.
      • Distant Learning/ Fully Remote
        • Logging in on- time with audio muted and video off
        • Completing the exit slip



            We will not be utilizing the locker rooms during the 2020-2021 school year.


Dress Requirements:

  • Sneakers (have to be secure to the foot with a full heel in order to prevent injuries) Note: Non- Lace Up sneakers are fine as long as they are secure and won’t fall off.
  • T-shirt and/or Sweatshirt- NO TANK TOPS PLEASE
  • Shorts and/or Sweatpants
  • PJ’s are acceptable during Distance Learning 😊


Medical Excuses:  Each case will be handled individually.  Please contact your assigned physical education teacher for more information.


Helpful Hints for In- Person learning:

  • Students will have accessibility to hand sanitizer and will be prompted to use it. Frequent hand washing will also be encouraged.
  • Students will be socially distanced by the teachers 12’ apart. All students are required to adhere to these protocols.
  • A comfortable mask (teachers will be giving intermittent mask breaks)
  • Water bottles are suggested for class (teachers will be given intermittent water breaks during class).
  • No Gum Chewing.


Class Expectations:  This is an unprecedented year for everyone.  Your physical education staff is looking to create a fun, exciting, safe and healthy school year for all of our students.


Sincerely your 2020-2021 PE staff:

  • Mr. Deserre
  • Mr. Fitzpatrick
  • Mr. Garbowski
  • Mr. Robin
  • Mrs. Brenneman
  • Mrs. Carinci



More Info  Athletic Department

Concussion Protocol

Currently 2020

DISTANCE LEARNING THROUGH MICROSOFT TEAMS.  Turn in assignments and activities are in your TEAM by grade level and subject.  Please see your school email and or contact your PE teacher for more info.



Stay Tuned.......


 Additional GFMS Clubs and Activities