PE & Health

Teacher: Trudy Memmel

MDS 2014-2015 013The purpose of Physical Education at Morganton Day School is to develop and maintain healthy, enjoyable, and active lifestyles for all children. I will be working with students to improve their motor skills, movement concepts, Health related fitness and personal and social responsibility. Students will participate in a variety of physical activities that support individual and team objectives. Physical Education is fully integrated through the elementary school classrooms International Baccalaureate Units of Inquiry; this includes participation in various activities. parachute

We promote IB (International Baccalaureate) standards, designed to help students develop the knowledge, understanding, attitudes, and skills necessary to participate in today’s ever-changing world.


Our Middle School Physical Education Program features a dynamic curriculum focused on fundamentals of lifetime and team sports.

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In Middle School Health students are taught the different aspects of Health and Wellness. These include Mental and Emotional Health, Personal and Consumer Health, Interpersonal Communication and Relationships, Nutrition and Physical Activity, Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs. IMG_6381

Our goal is to assist in the interpersonal and physical development of all students to their fullest potential.  This will be accomplished through their participation in all exercises and activities and the positive attitude that we all share.