Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Monday, December 20, 2010

Health Journal and Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans for this week

Today's Health Journal(final one for this semester)
-"The most important thing I learned in Health this semester was..."
3-5 sentences.

Students will turn in their Health Journals today for a Test Grade.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

7th Period 3 on 3 Champions

Damian, Alyson, and Warren were class champions in the 7th Period 3 on 3 basketball league.

Chapter 13 Test on Monday!

Study Guides to be given out on Friday.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Lesson Plans and notes

Lesson plans for next week are done.  Dec. 13th

3 on 3 Championship for 3rd Period PE
Bryce, Gabriel, Haley, and Trista won the title.

the other classes will finish their 3 on 3 next week.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Monday, December 6, 2010

Health Journal and Lesson Plans

Today's Health Journal
"During the winter months I participate in __________. 
Explain how this helps with physical activity. 2-4 sentences.

Lesson Plans for week of December 6th.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Personal Fitness: Assignment 10

Personal Fitness Students,

Read the information in the article below, and then respond to it, in the "comment" section.
REMINDER:  Put your name at the bottom of your comment, or I won't know who it is from.

Read the article linked here.

Then, you should comment on which 3 of the eleven tips, you are most likely to follow, and EXPLAIN WHY.

REMINDER:  Put your name at the bottom of your comment, or I won't know who it is from.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Monday, November 22, 2010

Health Journal: Nov. 22nd

Why is cardiovascular disease more prevalant in the US than in other countries?

4-6 sentences

Friday, November 19, 2010

Badminton Video and next week's Lessons

Today in study hall, I let the students watch a brief video of what badminton looks like at a high level.

This is a video of the mixed doubles European Championship.

Badminton Video

Lesson Plans for week of November 22nd are up.

Hope everyone has a great weekend!

Thursday, November 18, 2010

7th PE 7th Period Badminton Champions

Audreyanna and Allison are 7th period class champions!

2nd-Dale and Alex
4th-Amber and Dennis
5th-Damian and Dusty
6th-Aran and Willow
8th-Paige and Perri

8th PE 3rd Period Badminton Champions

Gabe and Bridgette win the class championship.

2nd-Bryce and Rachel
3rd-Tyson and Trysta
4th-Hunter and Alyson
5th-Amber and Hunter

Very competitive matches in this class.

8th PE 2nd Period Badminton Champioins

Brittney and Raelynn are the class champions!

2nd-Rikki and Jamie
3rd-Sydney and Harlie
4th-Colton and Candace
5th-Austin and Acacia
6th- Mason and Jill
7th-Vinnie and Drew
8th-Morgan and Maddi

Thanks to our "super subs" Zach, Niko, and Emmalee, who played for various teams as people were out of class sick, and also for the refereeing of matches.

7th PE 1st Period Badminton Champions

Congrats to Leroy and Carrie as they win the tournament at the end of the Badminton unit.

2nd-Parker and Brett
3rd-Casey and Caleb
4th-Tyrand and Kami
5th-Dawson and Leticia
6th-Cansas and Cody
7th-Shantel and Michaela
8th-Ethan and Alyssa

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Monday, November 15, 2010

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Thank you 2nd period 8th Grade!

Second period 8th graders sacrified their scheduled PE class today, to set up the gym for the Veterans day assembly.

Students put away PE equipment, pulled out the bleachers, and set up a couple hundred chairs.

Thanks, 8th graders!

Monday, November 8, 2010

Health Journal, Lesson Plans, weekly notes, etc...

Health Journal for Nov. 8th:  _____________ is my favorite activity to do outside in the fall weather.
3-5 Sentences

Lesson Plans for this week:  Week of Nov. 8th

Health Test over Chapter 11 on Wednesday, November 10th. 
Students have study guides to help them prepare.

PE notes:  Students were introduced to Badminton last week.  This week, they will be assigned partners and play a "round robin" of sorts, depending on class size.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Health Journal: November 3rd

Explain how muscles work in pairs.

3-5 Sentences

Also, November 1st

How does the skeletal system for an infant differ from you?
2-4 sentences

Friday, October 22, 2010

Next Weeks Lesson Plans and notes

Lesson Plans:  Week of October 25th

Reminder:  Next Tuesday there is an early dismissal, and Parent Teacher Conferences.

No school next Friday.

Next week, we will begin a new Unit in PE, and in Health. 

In PE, students will be learning how to play Badminton, and will eventually play in a tournament.

In Health class students are going to start a new unit on Physical Fitness.  The first Chapter deals with movement and coordination.

Hope everyone has a great weekend.

Good Luck CC team at the state meet in Huron!

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Health Journal: 10-20-10

"The things I enjoyed the best/least about working with partners this chapter were..."
3-5 sentences

Monday, October 18, 2010

Health Journal: Oct. 18th

"Of all the mental disorders we studied, I think _______________ was the worst."
Explain.  2-4 sentences.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Cross Country and Lessons for next week.

Congrats to the Chamberlain Cross Country Team for their Impressive performance at the Region Meet yesterday.

The Girls team were Region Champions, with the top four runners all placing in the top ten.

The Boys team were Region Runners Up.

Both teams will advance to the State CC Meet in Huron Next Saturday.

Meet Results Availible Here

Lesson Plans for the Week of October 18th.

In Health Class students will be finishing up their "Partner Work" on Chapter Four.  PE classes will be finishing up their Frisbee Unit.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Health Journal: October 13th

"As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another."

Explain meaning... 3-5 sentences.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Disc Golf - Indoor Version

Playing Disc Golf Indoors today.

Winners of the classes are:

1st period:  Tyrand R. with a 24
2nd period:  Morgan V. and Jill S tied with a 24
3rd period:  Hunter K. with a 21
7th period:  5 players tied with a 27!
(Dale, Aran, Allison, Elijah, Anthony)

Remember, no school on Thursday, for staff development!

Monday, October 11, 2010

Friday, October 8, 2010

Friday Notes and Lesson Plans.

High School Personal Fitness students played a game of doubles disc golf today.

Winners were:
1st  Gene and Taylor with 40
2nd Sheldon and Mashaya with 43
3rd Bree and Chelsea with 45
4th Harley and Spencer with 46
5th Jacob and William with 57

Shay and Andrea had to leave early, and had a 40 through 7 targets.
Skyler and Taran also scored a 40, but were disqualified for not following proper partner procedures.

Lesson Plans for next week are up.
Week of Oct. 11th

Hope everyone has a great weekend.

Go Jackrabbits vs. Western Illinois
Go Chargers vs the Raiders.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Disc Golf Winners: Partners

Today's winners in the Partner Disc Golf Challenge:

1st Period:  Cansas and Brett
2nd Period:  Colton and Niko
3rd Period:  Tyson and Hunter
7th Period:  Alex and Anthony

It's always fun to see the students play a real round for the first time.  They really get into to it!

Heard on the "course" today, "This game seems like it would be boring, but it's actually really fun!"
(They had no idea Mr. Harming was standing behind them.)

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Health Journal: October 6th

"All learning is self motivated"

Do you agree with this quote?
3-5 sentences.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

New PE Unit: Frisbee Golf

Students are starting a new unit in PE today, on Frisbee Golf.

Parents, ask your kids about Frisbee golf, and see if you want to play with them sometime.

All you need is a frisbee and some imagination to think up a course.

Monday, October 4, 2010

Writing to Win October 4th Assignment

Writing to Win
Strategy C.  Either... Or

1. Copy the Question
2.  Answer the Question in complete sentences.
3.  Target:  5 -7 sentences

Question:  What is more difficult, handling a mental disorder, or getting all A's?

Health Journal: October 4th

What is meant by the term "mental disorder"?

explain in 2-4 sentences.

Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans are up for this week.

Week of October 4th

Have a great week everyone!

Friday, October 1, 2010

Homecoming Day!

Good Luck to the Cubs football team as they take on Miller in our Homecoming game tonight!

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Wednesday's notes

Chapter 3 Test today, good luck to everyone.

Today's Health Journal:  Who is your favorite Superhero?  Why?  4-6 Sentences.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Chapter 3 Test Tomorrow!

Test tomorrow.

Get out those study guides.

Test over Chapter 3 on Wednesday.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Lesson Plans are done

Next weeks lessons are up.

Week of Sept. 26

Hope everyone has a great weekend.

Jackrabbits have a battle of epic proportions on their hands with the nebraska Huskers this Saturday.

Good Luck to coach Stig and the team. 

Go Rabbits!

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Thanks guys!

Special Thanks to Niko and Morgan in 2nd hour PE for helping pull out the bleachers for the High School assembly.

I said I'd mention them on the blog, I think they thought I was kidding.

Thanks again, guys.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Health Journal: Sept. 22nd

"How will I make myself remember the the Health test next Wednesday?"

2-4 sentences.

We will have our test over Chapter 3 next Wednesday.

Students will receive study guides today, and will have study hall on Friday.  With no school, on Monday I pushed back starting the new Unit until the following week.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Friday, September 17, 2010

Lesson Plans for next week.

Week of Sept. 20th

All lesson plans are posted on my website.

hope everyone has a great weekend.

Go Jackrabbits!  Hope opener against Illinois State this weekend.

High School Personal Fitness: Soccer

High School Personal Fitness class went outside and played soccer today for their "activity" day.

Awesome Job guys!  Best played game of soccer I've seen in PE, since moving up to the HS/MS 4 years ago.

It was a pleasure to watch.  Great Job Everyone!

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Line Soccer indoors today.

Because of all the wet weather the last couple days, we have been forced into the gym today, to play "line soccer".

Kind of a bummer, because some of the students brought spikes and shin guards to play outside today.

Oh well, can't control mother nature.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

School Picture Forms!

Forms for school pictures are going home with 7th hour students today.

Picture Day for the Middle School will be Thursday, Sept. 23rd.

Picture Day for the High School will be Friday, Sept. 24th.

Smile Pretty!

Health Journal: September 15th

Write this quote:  "When anger arises, think of the consequences."

-Explain what this quote means to you.

2-3 sentences.

Monday, September 13, 2010

Breaking Down the Chapter 2 Test Scores

Nearly all of the Chapter 2 Tests are in.  (Just a few to take make-up for being absent)

Here's a quick breakdown of the classes, and how they did on the test

1st 7th grade class avg  86.41%
2nd 8th grade class avg  85.56%
3rd 9th grade class avg  80.83%
7th  7th grade class avg  78.97%

1st and 2nd periods did well overall, but I'd like to see 3rd period and 7th period improve.

We had 5 Total Students score 100% on their first test of the year, which is great.

Monday Night Football!

Who does Gov. Schwarzenneger like in tonights game?

click the link to find out.

Health Journal: Sept. 13th

___________ makes me feel stressed.  These are some things I can do to handle this: 

(4-6 sentences)

New Chapter(3): Managing Stress

Health students today will start Chapter 3, which is on managing stress.

Parents and Students could talk about things that cause stress in their lives, and things they can do to help relieve it.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Next Week's Lessons

Next week's lesson's are posted on my website.


Hope everyone has a great weekend.

Go Big.  Go Blue.  Go Jacks.

Jackrabbits travel to Delaware to take on the Blue Hens.

Good Luck to Coach Stig and crew, as this is a tough game to open the season, especially on the road.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

President's Physical Fitness Challenge: Top Performers

We just completed the fall edition of the President's Physical Fitness Challenge.

The top performers in each event, are listed here by class.  (Male and Female top performers listed)

Shuttle Run
1st period: Shantel Bairey  9.25; Caleb Menzie  9:18
2nd period:  Morgan Valandra 9:65;  Niko Gonzalez 8.90
3rd period:  Amber Hopkins 9.65; Hunter Big Eagle 8.56
7th period:  Amber Felicia  9.96; Damian Robol 9.12

1st period:  Cansas Lepkowski  48; Caleb Menzie 60
2nd period:  Vinnie Middletent 47;  Austin Hutmacher 48
3rd period:  Bridgette Byrd  40;  Hunter Big Eagle  77
7th period:  Amber Felecia 52;  Anthony Gourneau 61

1st period:  Shantel Bairey 12;  Caleb Menzie  18
2nd period:  Rikki Hancock 5;  Niko Gonzalez, Austin Hutmacher, Drew Larson, and Mason Hofer  2
3rd period:  Alyson Anderson, Amber Hopkins, and Rachel Reuer 1;  Hunter Big Eagle 14
7th period:  Allison Swenson 5; Damian Robol 14

Mile Run
1st period:  Shantel Bairey 6:55;  Caleb Menzie  6:57
2nd period:  Britney Goodlow  7:01;  Austin Hutmacher  6:28
3rd period:  Amber Hopkins  8:15;  Hunter Big Eagle  6:59
7th period:  Amber Felicia  8:47;  Damian Robol  7:09

V-Sit and Reach
1st period:  Shantel Bairey  13"; Parker Evans 4.5"
2nd period:  Candace Sazue  17";  Austin Hutmacher  5"
3rd period:  Rachel Reuer  21";  Hunter Knippling  8"
7th period:  Amber Felicia  10.5";  Damian Robol  6.5"

The Students worked pretty hard, and overall did a great job.

If you would like to know the results of your child's complete fitness test, send me an e-mail.

First Test this week.

Health Class will have their first test, over Chapter Two, on Friday.

We will have a Chapter Review Day in Health Class on Wednesday.

Students will also be finishing the President's Physical Fitness Challenge by running the mile run this week, and starting their soccer unit in PE.

Hope everyone has a great week.

Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans for this week are up.

Week of Sept. 7th

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Friday, August 27, 2010

Lessons are up!

Lesson Plans for the week of August 30th are up.


Hope everyone has a safe and happy weekend.

Remember, you can reach me at

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Health Journal 8-25

"What are some things that can affect your self esteem?"

4-6 sentences

Monday, August 23, 2010

Health Journal 8-23

"How would you describe your personality?"

3-5 sentences

Health Journals

Today, we will be starting our "Health Journals" during class.

Each day we have Health Class, the students will have a writing prompt written on the board.

The students are to write the date, the prompt, and then answer the question.  The writing assignment is generally short (3-4 sentences for example)

We ask that the students keep their journal at the start of their Health Notebook.  They will keep adding to it throughout the quarter, and then turn it in at the end of the quarter for a test grade.

It's basically a free 100% test score for each student who takes the time to do their writing each day.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Lesson Plans for first week.

Lesson Plans for the first week are up.

August 19th

Introduction Powerpoint

Here is a brief powerpoint presentation I will be giving the students the first week.

It's just some background information on me.

Pretty Basic Stuff. 

Mr. Harming Intro

Hope you enjoy it.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Class Expectations

Expectation Sheets for PE, Health, and Personal Fitness are up for the 2010-2011 school year.

Click on the links for your information.

Health Expectations

PE Expectations

Personal Fitness

Monday, August 2, 2010

Writing to Win- Free Write
How would you feel at the end of a marathon?


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