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PHYSICAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

Physical Educators:

Ms. Alvarez-Athletic Director

Ms Burleson

Ms. Cheng

Ms. Azarro

Mr. Meneses

Mr. Okita

We welcome you and your family into our world of health and fitness!

CURRICULUM and GOALS

Physical Education is an important school subject that teaches students about health, personal fitness, teamwork, athletics, and the importance of maintaining a life-long healthy lifestyle.  Students will learn skills, acquire knowledge, and develop self-esteem and good sportsmanship through participation in a wide range of activities.  Students will learn exercise physiology, body mechanics, and develop a better understanding of their physical abilities. Students will learn the importance of setting goals and attaining them. A balanced physical education program will produce young men and women who have developed maximum motor development, who move with ease and confidence, and who will maintain a high level of personal physical fitness in the future. Our curriculum will provide a wide range of activities throughout the year that will enable your child to achieve success at their own level. Our lessons are designed to meet the needs and abilities of all students.We ask your help and cooperation in achieving these goals.  We look forward to a successful year.

Our Physical Education Program will:

  • Increase self-esteem and social skills
  • Improve the health, diet, and activity level of every student
  • Enhance motor skill development
  • Provide a high level of personal physical fitness
  • Teach the benefits of maintaining lifetime fitness
  • Provide a safe and nurturing environment for students to learn

 

The following activities insure a varied and balanced program.

All lessons are based on California Physical Education Teaching Standards.

FITNESS

Physical Fitness Assessment (Pre and Post Testing)    

Aerobics / Step Aerobics 

Cardio Conditioning

Muscular Strength and Endurance

Medicine Ball, Kettle Bell, and Resistance Tube Training

Flexibility

Target Heart Rate 

Devise individual fitness plan

STRIKING WITH OBJECTS

Badminton / Table Tennis

Tennis

Golf

Bowling

Daily Exercises / Flexibility

SPORTS AND ACTIVITIES

Cooperative Games

Recreational Games

Floor Hockey

Basketball    

Tennis Fundamentals

Volleyball                                                       

Soccer    

Softball  

Modified Kickball    

Lacrosse   

Flag Football

Track and Field Events

Ultimate Frisbee                                                    

HEALTH 

CPR/First Aid  (8th grade)

Personal Hygiene  

Health & Nutrition    

Social and Emotional Awareness (Acceptance, Bullying, Compassion, Self-Responsiblity)                           

INDIVIDUAL EVENTS

Rhythms and Dance

Creative Movement 

Ropes, stunts, tumbling

Circus Skills / Juggling

Self Defense / Combatives

Physical Education & Sports

Congratulations 2017 Boys Baseball Champions!

Our Presidio Panthers defeated the Aptos Tigers by a score of 1-0 in the 2017 City Championships.  Congratulations!

 


 

Presidio Wins!

Congratulations to the Presidio Middle School Track Team! The AAA Middle School Track season concluded May 1 with the All-City Finals at Kezar Stadium. Twenty schools fielded teams this year with Presidio earning top spot once again with a whopping 445 points! Giannini took second place with 258 followed by Marina with 236.5 points. Congratulations to the Panthers and to all our middle schoolers on a very entertaining and successful track and field season!

TrackTeam2015
 

Congratulations 2014 Softball Champions

Congratulations on an exciting 5-4 win over APGiannini!!
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2007 Fox Sports Net Bay Area All-Star Teacher Award goes to our very own...Mr. Meneses!

Master of Ceremonies, Amy Gutierrez (cq), right, San Francisco's Presidio Middle School teacher Michael Meneses (cq), center, and Soledad High School teacher, Master Chief Pete Flores (cq), left Sharon Robinson, daughter of former Major Leaguer Jackie Robinson, during the FSN Bay Area All-Star 2007 teacher award ceremony during the 2007 DHL All-Star FanFest, Saturday, July 7 at Moscone Center West in San Francisco. Meneses, a physical education instructor was awarded $10,000 and named the 2007 All-Star teacher...Photo by David Calvert/MLB.com

Athletics Program

SPORT PHYSICAL FORMS

 

If a student is interested in trying out for any team, they must have a current Sports Physical on file. Physicals are valid for one calendar year, so if your child gets a physical at the beginning of the year, it is good for all the sports in that school year. A Parental Consent and Concussion Form are also required at athletic tryouts.

Forms below are from cifsf.org.

 

1. Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation

Complete Page 1 and take Page 1 & 2  to Doctor

2. Parental Consent Form.

3. Concussion Information and Form:

 

 

PRESIDIO ATHLETIC TEAMS

Presidio Middle School participates in the San Francisco Unified School District AAA League.  We participate in all 8 sports offered by the district. It is an honor to be on a school team and represent your middle school. Students must be dedicated, talented, and committed. Every student is responsible for making up all assignments and homework. Presidio is very proud of its successful athletic program. We have made the playoffs and won many city championships. Students are honored at an awards’ assembly held in the fall and in the spring. Each season lasts about three months, and there is practice everyday.

Each sport requires a three-month commitment, and students must have a 2.0 Grade Point Average and satisfactory citizenship to be on a school team. Students must also have a current Physical Exam Form on file with the coach.

 

Presidio participates in the following

School Team competitions:

 

SPORT  TIME   COACH

Girls’ Softball      Aug-Oct                       Ms. Alvarez/Ms. Cheng    

Boys’ Baseball     Aug-Oct                       Mr. Meneses/Mr. Okita   

Girls’ Basketball Oct-Dec                      Mr. Okita/Mr. Jonathan Lee

Boys’ Basketball Oct-Dec                      Ms. Abrahams

Boys' Soccer         Nov-Jan                      Mr. Garcia

Girls' Soccer         Nov-Jan                     Mr. Ching

Girls’ Volleyball  Jan-March                  Ms. Burleson

Track & Field       Feb-May                     Ms. Burleson/Ms. Truong

 

ATHLETIC DIRECTOR:                     SHAUNA ALVAREZ

 

SCHOOL CLUBS:

It is very important to get involved in your school community.

Joining a club is a great way to meet people, get active, and learn a new skill.

Clubs are open to ALL students. Come out and get healthy! 

Presidio is very proud to offer the following clubs:

 

Wrestling  - Before/after school - Mr. Meneses

 

HOMEROOM INTRAMURALS: 

Intramurals will be offered in this year and serve the entire student body.

Homerooms compete daily in basketball, kickball, and volleyball during lunch out in the yard.

Students can signup as participants, referees, and scorekeepers.

Coordinators: Mr. Meneses and Mr. Okita