Physical Education

Grade(s) and/or Subject(s)/ Classes you teach? IPS (Intro to Physical Science) grades 7/8, Biology I, Physical Education 7/8

High School attended? North Platte St. Patrick’s

University Attended? University of Nebraska Lincoln

Degree Received? Bachelor of Science in Education, Middle School Endorsement, Coaching Endorsement

Extra-Curricular Duties? National Honor Society, Middle School Student Council, PAL Coordinator

In your opinion, what is the absolute best thing about Archbishop Bergan Catholic School? The opportunity to educate students every day in a climate that allows teachers to talk about faith, to teach creatively within their subject matter, and to interact with a great group of students and parents.


Physical Education 7

Team sports will be re-introduced at this level. The students will be taught basic skills of the sports on the physical level, rules of the game on the cognitive level, and participation and sportsmanship on the social level. Concepts and discipline related to the human body will be stressed for lifelong learning skill development.

Physical Education 8

More team sports concepts, as well as selected individual sports, are continued at this level with a focus on the more advanced skills, strategies, rules and terminology. The physical, mental and social aspects of games and competition are emphasized to build an appreciation for physical activity and exercise within the student. Students will be graded on a physical level based upon their daily participation/performance and sportsmanship.