June Physical Education News
Jump Rope for Heart
A big thank-you and congratulations to all the students and families who collected money for Jump Rope for Heart. The thank-you prizes and letters have gone home. This year, we raised an official total of $7,551.47. That is the second highest amount that we have collected in a single year! Way to go! On behalf of École Bannatyne and the Heart & Stroke Foundation, thank you for all your tremendous effort and generosity. What a huge success! We are so very proud of our wonderful community.
Athletes of the Month
Congratulations to the following students who were chosen as the Athletes of the Month for their demonstration of leadership, safe and fair play and sportsmanship throughout the months of April and May.
Grade 2 – Madden M, Jack M, Rhyrdyn L and Hailee V
Grade 3 – Benjamin N, Hudson N, Tristan H, Rosemin C, Haydyn W and Natasha O
Grade 4 – Aiden Mas. and Ramsey M
Grade 5 – Sofia B, Neela V and Kaida W
Marathon ClubThe Grade 4 and 5 Marathon Club is in full swing! Students have been training hard to run 4-5 kilometres. Early morning practices will continue until mid-June. Please check the provided schedule for the remaining practice dates. A special thank-you to Mlle Scham, Mlle Hummelt and Mme Laura who have been training the students.
Congratulations to the Grade 5 volleyball team that participated in the divisional tournament held on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at Collège Sturgeon Heights. We are very proud of the students that represented École Bannatyne at this event as they consistently demonstrated great sportsmanship. Félicitations!
YogaOn Friday, May 12th, we were fortunate to have Cathy come back to do some fantastic Yoga for Kids. She taught the students some great stretches and fun new games!
Track & Field
On Thursday, May 25th, the Grade 4 and 5 students participated in the Divisional Track & Field at Collège Sturgeon Heights. What a great display of sportsmanship and athleticism and a big thank-you to all of our volunteers!
On Tuesday, May 23rd, the Grade 3-5 students participated in the Bike Safety Rodeo Program offered by MPI. They are now ready to safely practice their new learned skills on the road!
Intramurals & Leadership
Lunchtime intramurals are now over for the year. Thank you to the members of the Grade 5 Intramural Team! You organized fun activities for your peers and we all greatly appreciate your dedication and hard work.
We would like to thank all the parents, siblings, and grandparents who volunteered their time to the Physical Education program this year. École Bannatyne is very fortunate to have such wonderful, supportive, and dedicated volunteers. Merci!