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If your child will be out for a specific period of time due to illness or injury, we require a  doctor’s note.  Please download the form located on this page, have the physician fill out the appropriate information, and bring it back to school. 

Physical Education Locker
Kristen Okura Physical Education

Regular PE uniform

Regular PE Uniform

School champion shirt

School Champion Shirt

Uniform

School Leader

Award by Teacher

Turkey Trot participant

Turkey Trot Participant

7th Grade Physical Education

Mrs. Saavedra
Mrs. Saavedra

7th Grade Physical Education Overview

heart reate monitor baseball

Daily Quality Physical Education - We want you to be active, understand all your options and be lifelong physical movers!  We hope to create a physically educated person. We want you to learn 1) What is fitness? 2) How do you get fit?  And 3) How do you maintain fitness? All students will learn to hook up to heart rate monitors to see the effects of movement on their heart.  All students will know what different zones feel like- high cardio, low cardio and of course YOUR TARGET ZONE!

State of California says 7th graders will emphasis the use of skills in a variety of activities/ games building on their foundation from 6th grade.  Levers will increase through bats, hockey, and golf.  Students will create their own games as well as experience a variety of strategies and scoring systems.  Dance is continued through the grades and this level performs multi-cultural dances from around the world.  Students are introduced to our fitness center and learn to use all the machines, set goals and improve their muscular strength and endurance.  State of California uses our 7th graders to officially test using the Fitnessgram and compares our results throughout the state.   We test at each grade level to track progress and proficiency.

P.E. Uniforms are Required

PE uniform

All students are required to PE clothing. Uniforms can be purchased during registration and during the first few weeks of school. Although prices are subject to change, prices are as follows:

Shorts = $12.00

Shirts = $12.00

Sweatshirts = $35.00

P.E. Uniform  Loaners

Loaner uniform

Loaners are PE clothing provided to students who do not purchase or fail to bring PE uniforms to class. It is recommended; however, that you have and maintain your own PE uniform.

Physical Education Annual Events

The Turkey Trot

Every year and is a run DJAMS holds its annual Turkey Trot. Students, teachers, and parents join in this fun event is held the week before Thanksgiving break. Students with the fastest times get a piece of pumpkin pie. The student with the overall fastest time gets a turkey feast for their family to enjoy.  In addition to the run, students can participate in a raffle. Raffle prizes include a 20 minute heart rate hook-up, gift cards to many favorite places, and other very cool items.

To participate in this event, students are asked to bring the following:

  1. A parent signed permission slip.
  2. You must also have a small donation to the P.E department.

The DJAMS Olympics

Every year DJAMS has its’ own Olympics. The Olympics give all students the opportunity to compete in a variety of events including:

  • Hurdles
  • 100 meter
  • Mile
  • Shot put
  • High jump
  • Four person relay
  • long jump (New this year, 2011)

The top athletes from Don Juan Avila go on to compete against other area schools at Aliso Niguel High School.

Mrs. Okura

Mrs. Okura
 

Mr. Nett
Mr. Nett