Mrs. Gorman's Physical Education

Upcoming Events to Look Forward to 

Friday, May 4
Parents are invited to attend! Volunteers needed!!

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Monday - May 14
Field Day at Cantiague Park--Hicksville

Parents are welcome and many volunteeers are needed!

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Happy Spring
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   Suggested activity:  set a realistic goal for each    week- how many days a week did you exercise more than 15 min. and what did you do?  Share with us in PE Class



April & May
Here's what's happening in Mrs. Gorman's classes:

Pre-School- 1st Grade---Gross motor skills will be strengthened with our biking activities and
vertical and horizontal ladder climbing. 

2nd and 3rd Grade - working on tagging, sprinting and jogging

Grades 4-8 -- Floor Ball- basis stick handling, ball skills and non contact games(Equipment generously donated by the Islanders)

no bully

Everyone tries their best and we respect each other's differences.

Things o Do this Spring--Stay Tuned for some tips!

You don;t want to wind up like this!

Don't be a couch potato this Spring.

Go to your local track and walk or jog with an adult.  Bicycle ride with friends. or call 516-343-6056



Looking Back: 2016/2017

  • Exciting New Experiences During Mrs. Gorman's PE Class-
    Tennis - sponsored by Hicksville Tennis Assoc.
    Yoga- Mr. Ahr- the husband of our Late Teacher
    Mrs.  Susan Ahr shared their expertise with a team of teachers from his Yoga studio
    Hockey-sponsored by the New York Islanders
    Field Day: Cantiague Park-Hicksville
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  •  Looking Ahead -2017/2017 
  • Researching grant opportunity to obtain tennis equipment, and assistance with class instruction----Yeah! OLM received all the equipment and curriculum for Tennis(compliments of USTA) Students will experience this opportunity in the Spring.
  • make an effort to schedule visits from team professionals to encourage team effort, cooperation and respect of teammates
  • further enhancement of PE instruction with specialized instrction from the surrounding community
  • Strive to have an offsite adventure

Objectives For Our Lady of Mercy Students

  • Students are encouraged and expected to participate in developmental activities to achieve lifetime skills of cooperation, self-esteem, exercise, problem solving, sportsmanship and teamwork . Our Lady of Mercy Phys. Ed program includes, music, dance, and developmental sport activities. Visitors with various expertise from outside programs are invited to enhance our program when possible.    

    Students are assessed based on the following skills:

effort success

  • the student demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement
  • student applies knowledge of concepts related to the sport or activity at hand
  • the student recognizes the value of physical activity for health and enjoyment
  • student shows responsible personal and social behavior that respects self as well as others
  • the athlete displays an acceptable level of physical activity to maintain a healthy body and mind

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Class Rules  for 2017/2018

 Be PREPARED for class:

* Students are to wear OLM gym uniforms or OLM sweatsuit and sneakers on their gym day.  

* Altar servers or Lectors must wear their school uniform and then change after their mass assignment. 

*Girls with long hair must have a hair scrunchees, clip or ribbon to secure their hair.  

  • * No jewelry, hanging earrings are permitted.
  •  Leave all jewelry, preferably at home or in your classroom.

      ** Students are permitted to wear their own clothing on their birthday, nut card days, or dress down days, however it must be appropriate play clothing.  Sneakers must be worn or brought to school. ** 

*** Students are not permitted to wear slip on sneakers or converse cloth sneakers! 
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Call Ron at 516-639-2444
Call Ron at 516-639-2444 
Call Ron at 516-639-2444 for group discounts
Call Ron at 516-639-2444 for group discounts