Please check your child's calendar so they come to P.E. dressed for activity. P.E. shoes are required. GPS has adopted the Dynamic Physical Education curriculum. There are three developmental levels, K-2, 3-4, 5-6. Each lesson has four parts, a warm-up, fitness, lesson focus, and game. If your child is unable to participate, please send documentation stating the issue and length of time he/she will be out.
Grades 3-4: Friday, October 7th, 9:30-11:00
Grades 5, 6, and 2: Wednesday, December 21st, 9:30-11:00
Kindercamp, K, and 1 Friday, February 24th, from 1:30 - 3:00
Parent helpers are needed for all these events.
Finley Farms has a large running club that is open to students in grades 1-6. The cost is $1.00. There will be a parent informational meeting on Tuesday, September 27th, at 3:45, in the library. T-shirt samples will be available. Running Club begins Tuesday, October 18th, and ends Tuesday, February 21st. Stay tuned for much more information on running club.
Running Club Permission Slip
Click here to access the running club permission slip.
Running Club T-Shirt Order
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Gilbert Days 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run
Race Schedule - All races begin at 4:00.
November 8 - Greenfield, Val Vista Lakes, Spectrum @ Finley Farms
December 6 - Finley Farms, Mesquite @ Greenfield JUNIOR HIGH. Park at Greenfield Junior, Greenfield Elementary, or GCA. Meet on the track. Parents can sit in the bleachers.
January 31 - Finley Farms, Carol Rae @ Val Vista Lakes
February 21 - All schools @ Freestone Park
February 7 , 3:30-4:30 - This will require a separate permission slip, as it involves running off campus. Family members are encouraged to run with their child, or sibling.
Family friendly event put on by Gilbert Parks and Recreation
Save money and register before February 2 for the KAPOW! Superhero Adventure Run. It’s only $15 per person currently.
This is my twelfth year teaching at Finley Farms. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family, and competing in local running events and triathlons. It's always fun to see Finley Farms families competing in these events as well.