Physical Education

Fulton County Schools South Learning Community

2015 - 2016 Issue 2

Spotlighting the best and the brightest physical educators from the South Learning Community in Fulton County.

Oakley Elementary School

Arthur Pharr and his paraprofessional, Tiffany Cosby are an experienced team at Oakley Elementary in Union City, Georgia. On Wednesdays, they are joined by Perchell Hinchen and her paraprofessional, Lynetta Dula. Students have been enjoying the fitness unit through station activities (jump rope, step aerobics, plank beanbag toss game, and practicing for the Fitnessgram test) Mr. Pharr does a great job of transferring the physical education lesson into other subject areas (math & health). Ms. Hinchen keeps the learning environment positive by actively participating with her students. Want to learn more about the fitness centers? Email Mr. Pharr - Have you ever tried "wavy jacks" with your students? Ask Ms. Hinchen -

Campbell Elementary School

Darren Thomas and his paraprofessional, Shanterrie Hunt, make an excellent team at Campbell Elementary in Fairburn, Georgia. On Wednesdays, they are joined by Larry Williams and his paraprofessional, Onre Gregg. This week kindergarten students were working on spatial awareness and locomotor movements. Students came to class and began their workouts with Lauri Page's "Get Ready, Get Set, Get Fit" video. Then, they played the "10 number cone game" - Email Mr. Williams to find out how to play - Fun fact - Mr. Thomas plans on using the sport education model to teach his 4th & 5th grade students the next unit! Want to learn more about the "sport education" teaching model? Email Mr. Thomas -

Website To Try!

Have you tried This can be used for warm ups; during the dance unit, or send to your classroom teachers for "brain breaks". There is zumba, brain exercises, indoor recess activities, and much more!

Important Sites To Know

Jump Rope For Heart

Does your school participate in Jump Rope for Heart? This is a great project based learning unit for physical education! I had our community representative speak with the students, and we made post cards for the children at the local hospital. This is in addition to the great things that JRFH does to enhance our program. You can also do the Hoops for Heart in the Elementary School! Please check out or

or email our representative - Kelsey Schival -

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