Physical Education (or “Coach” as it is known to our students) is scheduled every day, for every child in Early Childhood through Sixth Grade. The goal of the Physical , Education Program is simple: to be instructional while building enthusiasm for athletics and fitness. And this year we are using social distancing strategies, too!
Research shows that it is beneficial to begin the day with exercise. After we are released from restrictions with COVID-19, The Rohan Woods Running Club will meet before school twice a week to promote fitness and wellness. For those children who want to join a team, after-school sports will also resume for our Third through Sixth Grade students. Our after school Inter-Scholastic Athletics Program is an opportunity for students to showcase the skills they've developed in class during games, meets and tournaments. Several St. Louis Independent Schools compete with us in soccer, flag football, floor hockey, basketball, and track and field. Children who would like to participate are encouraged to give their best in competition, guided by sportsmanship and the love of play. RWS Eagles learn how to accept winning and losing and to appreciate the joy of an afternoon with family and friends cheering us on!
After COVID-19 allows, our upper school students will resume lunch leagues. Our intramural program is lead by Sixth Grade captains, and all Third through Sixth Graders are invited to play during recess. Captains select teams, manage players and lead their teams on the field. Players enjoy the camaraderie of students in other grades as they learn the fine arts of sportsmanship, leadership and competition. We play soccer, flag football, team handball, floor hockey, basketball, volleyball and baseball.