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Swimming length for four weeks prosed tobri way to keep in Keeping her balance is not always easy. Dawn Qsiinby attempts
shape. VTayne Foss gasps for air while completing another lap. to keep from falling off the balance beam.
Aerobics keeps the girls mosing to the beat. Stephanie Htllyer. Kelly Hall, and MTilesha Clay complete a series of windmills.
Building up muscles takes work. Glenn Hopson strains to build up his chest muscles with the bench press.
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"I don't do floor !" declared Renita Musky alley. Tammy Baker hack away, playing the pari with extreme skill.
Visiting the art deptment Beth Edward display her realistic illustration talent. Working on a pre paid painting, she look at the tiniest shadows in the girl's Swedish dress.
Creating the tiniest muscle. Jeff Taylor works with the clay to soften the texture.
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Swimming stimulates students
Gym promotes exercise
They stood on the edge, their bodies tense, anticipating the shock. As the command came six boys dove into the water simultaneously. "Eceiii! The water is freezing on Monday mornings." This illustrates a typical swimming class. For four weeks, students were required to take an elementary swimming course. Those that could swim, swam. Lap after lap until, if nothing else, they were in better shape than when the class started. Those that could not swim were required to take a class in beginning swimming. This entailed having the student lifeguards teach. In most cases it proved effective as students learned to swim.
Swimming, however, was just one facet of the
P.E. curriculum. Students were also given the opportunity to participate in basketball, football, soft-ball, picklcball, track and field, gymnastics, aerobics, tennis, bowling, and golf. The purpose of physical education was to develop strong minds as well as strong bodies.
Disipline was emphasized, students had to dress everyday. If they did not dress three times they failed the class. Although this seemed strict, the students adjusted without too much trouble.
Sports were taught but, not stressed as much as sportsmanship. It seemed to be working, as the students were "on the right track" in P.E.
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