elementary

On the move: elementary school students thrive under new PE program

Originally published Feb. 6, 2018 in the News-Review.

By Tricia Jones For The News-Review

Short whistle blasts spear the winter air surrounding the Eastwood Elementary School playground on a recent Monday afternoon. Silence falls as heads swing toward physical education teacher Brad Hirsch, who is holding up a timer at the front of a starting line.

“Remember! You are not racing against each other,” Hirsch shouts. “You’re all racing against — what?”

“Time!” respond a dozen or so voices.

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