P.E. programs

Local schools recognized for best P.E. programs in Florida

Originally published May 21, 2018 by WEARtv.com

By Renee Beninate

Physical education (P.E.) classes at Beulah Elementary School and Ferry Pass Middle School in Escambia County are anything but ordinary.

“Our physical education teachers are masters of tricking kids into wanting to live a healthy lifestyle by making it fun,” Casandra Waller with the Escambia County School District said.

Teachers at both the schools use non-traditional methods to keep students healthy and fit, like creating their own games and blasting music to keep energy levels high. Read More

Mayfield seniors earn Capital Zone Physical Education Leadership Award

Originally published May 14, 2018 in the Leader-Herald.

Mayfield seniors Sydney Sheldon and Thomas Gates received the Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Leadership Award on April 29 at a banquet the recognized students from many of the school districts in the capital area.

Sheldon and Gates were selected by the physical education staff at Mayfield High School because they possessed the qualities of high scholastic achievement, high level of physical performance, outstanding service to the school or community, and display exceptional leadership qualities. Read More