National Middle School PE Teacher of the Year finalist Angela Stark teaches her Fayette County students the skills they need to live a healthy life.
The 2017 Kentucky Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance’s annual convention will be Nov. 12-14 at the Embassy Suites, Lexington.
The Kentucky Department of Education has begun the review and revision process for current academic standards in health education and physical education.
KAHPERD recently recognized teachers and physical education and health college students for their outstanding work and contribution to the health and physical education field.
Angela Stark, the health and physical education teacher for the School for the Creative and Performing Arts at Bluegrass (Fayette County), has received two state-level awards from the Kentucky Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (KAHPERD). She was named Secondary Physical Education Teacher of the Year and accepted the Distinguished Service Award during its annual conference Nov. 13-15 [...]
Dennis Minnis Dennis Minnis, a physical education teacher at North Bullitt High School (Bullitt County), has been named the 2016 Elementary School Physical Education Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (KAHPERD). Minnis spent 12 years at Bullitt County’s Maryville Elementary School before moving to North Bullitt High this summer. [...]
With emphasis being placed on test scores, schools have struggled to justify time spent on physical activity and recess.
The Northern Kentucky Cooperative for Educational Services will host its Regional Physical Education and Arts and Humanities Edcamp on July 18 at North Pointe Elementary School (Boone County) in Hebron. The edcamp is designed for P-12 physical education teachers and arts and humanities teachers. The event is free to teachers from member districts, but is open to all teachers. Six [...]
Fayette County Public Schools has received a 2016 Community Leadership Award from the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition.
The school’s principal said it has resulted in not only healthier students, but also a stronger school.