School gunman had AR-15-style weapon, 600 rounds of ammoOctober 25, 2022 GMT
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 19-year-old who killed a teacher and a 15-year-old girl at a St. Louis high school was armed with an AR-15-style rifle and what appeared to be more than 600 rounds of ammunition, a police official said Tuesday.
Tom Brady’s TB12 Method is in schools. Experts have doubts.September 23, 2022 GMT
In some Tampa Bay-area schools, students use foam rollers and vibrating spheres to massage their muscles as they work toward goals for strength and flexibility. It’s all part of a new physical education curriculum from quarterback Tom Brady, whose vision for healthy living is fueling a fitness empire.
Columbus teachers strike on first day back to schoolAugust 24, 2022 GMT
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A strike by teachers in Ohio's largest school district entered its third day Wednesday — the first day of school for some 47,000 students, with some of those students and their parents rallying to their sides.
Ex-gym teacher charged with sexually assaulting studentsJune 16, 2022 GMT
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A former physical education teacher in Massachusetts has been charged with indecent assault and battery on 10 former female students.
Daniel Hakim, 36, was arrested Wednesday, according to the Salem Police Department.
New Georgia law requires recess, but has several exceptionsMay 11, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — A new Georgia law requires daily recess for most elementary students, but doesn’t say how long recess should last and includes some exceptions.
Gov. Brian Kemp signed the law, which covers students through fifth grade, on Monday, news outlets reported.
Schools settle with teacher who sued over transgender policyNovember 16, 2021 GMT
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia school system has settled with a gym teacher who sued over the district's policy requiring teachers to address transgender students by their pronouns.
2 teachers face charges from entering wrong home, shootingOctober 19, 2021 GMT
VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two newly hired physical education teachers at a Florida elementary school were arrested after the shooting of a man whose apartment they entered thinking it belonged to someone else following a night of drinking.
Unvaccinated Kansas high school football coach dies of COVIDSeptember 14, 2021 GMT
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The father of a football coach at a suburban Kansas City high school said he hopes his unvaccinated son's death from COVID-19 will convince people that the disease “is real."
Detroit PE teacher navigates pandemic with charity assistMarch 1, 2021 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — A white board in the David Ellis Academy gymnasium is stuck on the wall.
California may pause student fitness tests due to bullyingFebruary 5, 2020 GMT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to pause physical education tests for students for three years due to concerns over bullying and the test discriminating against disabled and non-binary students...
Gym class without the gym? With technology, it’s catching onJanuary 4, 2020 GMT
Grace Brown’s schedule at West Potomac High School in northern Virginia is filled with all the usual academics, and she's packed in Latin, chorus and piano as extras...
GERING — The Gering Junior High School students had another special activity for their physical education period this week — archery.
Catherine Wiekhorst and William Johannsen from the Wildcat Hills Shooting Sports Complex taught the classes.
Teachers Who Inspire: Demonstrating ‘resiliency on a daily basis’April 27, 2017 GMT
Tim Host, a health and physical education teacher at the Academy for Technology and the Classics, said teachers, like people in many other professions, can get emotionally battered at their jobs. It’s the ability to get up, dust yourself off and throw yourself back into the fray that makes both teachers and students successful.
As state lawmakers work to make class sizes smaller, many art, music and PE teachers are fearing for the future as their jobs may be put on the chopping block.
Hope Brooks is a music teacher at Briarcliff Elementary School in Cary.
When Lara Brickhouse was a traditional physical education teacher working with middle school students, she felt something was missing. So she began using her lunch breaks and planning periods to work with special needs students at her school, helping them learn about movement and exercise.
Senior High students participate in the funnest PE class everMarch 15, 2017 GMT
Jonessa Moore is the center on the 31-2 Shawnee State University basketball team vying this week for the NAIA Division I championship. With her big heart, it’s lucky she has a 6-feet-1-inch frame.
“I love being here,” she said Tuesday as she and her teammates played with about 20 students in an adaptive PE class in the Senior High gymnasium.
Stratewula ‘Sug’ Wulfkuhle, 91, Fort AtkinsonMarch 14, 2017 GMT
WHITEWATER — Stratewula “Sug” Wulfkuhle, 91, of Whitewater, formerly of Fort Atkinson, died Friday, March 10, 2017, at Fairhaven Senior Services.
She was born Jan. 22, 1926, to George and Katherine (Haynes) Kehias in Pana, Ill.
School districts make changes to physical educationFebruary 5, 2017 GMT
The Nebraska State Board of Education approved a change in standards for physical education in October of 2016. The changes are voluntary for Nebraska public schools to adopt but is recommended.
Scottsbluff Public Schools did adopt the changes and have been working on learning guide development for the K-12 physical education program.