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Spirit Day - VIKINGS SPIRIT DAY Spirit Day - VIKINGS SPIRIT DAY   SKOL!!  There has been a change in our SPIRIT DAY for this week! Show your school spirit by participating in the upcoming Spirit Days.  They are listed on the school calendar.  Our next spirit day will be held on Friday, January... More detail
Winter Book Fair - Coming Soon! Winter Book Fair - Coming Soon!     Coming Soon is the 2018 Basswood Winter Book Fair.  This book fair will be held in conjunction with 2018 Read-a-thon!  The Winter Book Fair will be open February 2 - February 8.  See times below. Theme: Dr. Suess Ti... More detail
Science Project Expo at Basswood Science Project Expo at Basswood   This year the Basswood PTO is adding a Science Project Expo to the Basswood Family Math and Science Night to provide an opportunity for all 3rd - 5th grade students to participate in a STEM event. This is a research and experiment event allowing... More detail
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Recess Reminders Recess Reminders   Elementary school students are expected to go outdoors for recess, unless the wind chill factor falls below –5°F.  Basswood has developed the following cold weather clothing guidelines to help ensure that your child is prepared for the... More detail

Classrooms

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Four Star (Pre-K)

Mary Gilbertson (Room 57)

Kindergarten

Breanna Blad
Tamra Flanigan
Robin Hromadka
Shiann Johnson
Heidi Landers
Cassie Lussier
Melanie Roeder
Jennifer Vierstraete

Grade 1

Wendy Douglas
Jane. Gjevre
Lisa Heuer
Jenny Hines
Brad Melchert
Rachael Steffen
Karla Van Drehle

Grade 2

Christie Anderson
Karla Lalim
Renee McWilliams
Diane Padrnos
Tina Pavloff
Caroline Shandley
Lisa Tauer

Grade 3

Kris Bohr
Kathy Harrington
Jennifer King
Jen Kretsch
Katie Lynch
Becky Sager
Paula Schmidt

Grade 4

Christine Barthel (BLOG)
Andrea Cherney
Julie Johnson
Lisa Monson
Beth Shopek
Lisa Schutte (Twitter: biz4bulldogs)

Grade 5

Alan Anderson
Lana Park
Christy Saugstad
Kim Stromback
Lisa Thompson
Wayne Wallace (Web)

Media Center

Lesli Skarphol
Penny Patterson (ESP)

Leslie Parker (Technology ESP)

Physical Education

Jerene Briant
Joe Doperalski
Amy Heggestad

Music

Brenda Bohlig
Kathy Wolter-Kampa
Denise Martineau
Eric Bitterman (Band)
Joseph Krueger (Orchestra)

Gifted Education

Marji Olson

Connect

Jennifer Bauer
Jackie Ewert

Speech

Joan Waldschmidt
Dawn Walkley

Resource

Margaret Vanderwarn
Kris Nelson
Kristin Kerschinger

Denise Franz (Occupational Therapist)
Ken Wehrheim (Psychologist)
Angie Adelman (Social Worker)
Amy Paton (Counselor)

EL

Tanya Duffy

 

Please click on the links below for more information about the
Physical Education program at Basswood Elementary School.

Overview

Fitness Testing

Participation/Tennis

Medical Policy

Physical Education Teachers

Core Exercises

Core Exercises Media Examples

Basswood Physical Education Overview
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Physical education encompasses the development of the total child through psychomotor, cognitive, and affective domains of learning.

A student’s growth and development is guided through quality participation in these three domains.                                      

Program goals are determined by the three major domains of learning:

  1. The psychomotor domain includes the development of all physical and neuromuscular skills.
    • application of physiological and biomechanical principles
    • motor and fitness skills that are necessary for continued participation in leisure and recreational activities
    • physiological, biomechanical & social principles
    • problem-solving, decision making, creativity
    • knowledge of language, rules, games, strategies, and etiquette: cultural knowledge & history of some activities
    • positive group interaction and communication
    • respect for self and others; sportsmanship, fair play, and competitive & cooperative actions
  1. The cognitive domain includes the knowledge, understanding, and application of information necessary for choosing activities that promote a healthy lifestyle.
  2. The affective domain includes the social aspects (emotion, feeling, attitude, value, model, appreciate) of learning.

Our aim is to enhance motor skills and basic knowledge and to provide the social interaction necessary for a daily and life long foundation. In essence, the purpose of physical education at Basswood Elementary is to encourage development of the total wellness of all individuals: physically, intellectually, and socially. The theme areas of the curriculum include body control, fitness, striking, receiving, and propelling. These themes will develop skills that can and will be applied in a variety of contexts.

Fitness Testing

 

 

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Fitnessgram fitness testing is done in the fall and spring of each school year. Standards for each test have been set by experts that represent levels of performance as it correlates to, “GOOD HEALTH”. The students are tested in the following areas using one of the tests listed after each area.

  • Cardio-respiratory endurance - one mile run/walk & Pacer (VIDEO)
  • Abdominal strength/endurance - sit-up (VIDEO)
  • Upper body strength/endurance - push-up (VIDEO)
  • Flexibility - sit and reach (VIDEO #1) (VIDEO #2)

 

Students fitness scores ARE part of their physical education grade. It is meant to provide parents and each child, of their current fitness levels; the areas of strength and the areas that need improvement.

The following are the fitness standards for boys and girls.

 

Grade

Does not meet=1

Partially meets=2

Meets=3

Exceeds=4

PUSH-UPS

1st

<4

4

7

10

2nd

<5

5

10

15+

3rd

<6

6

11

17+

4th

<8

8

13

20+

5th

<10

10

15

22+

6th

<12

12

17

24+

CURL-UPS/SIT-UPS

1st

<5

5

10

15

2nd

<7

7

15

22+

3rd

<8

8

18

26+

4th

<9

9

19

29+

5th

<12

12

22

32+

6th

<15

15

28

40+

PACER– 15 meter

1st

       

2nd

<13

13

29

41+

3rd

<15

15

31

43+

MILE RUN

1st

>14:00

14:00

12:00

10:30

2nd

>13:30

13:30

11:30

10:00

3rd

>13:00

13:00

11:00

9:30

4th

>12:30

12:30

10:30

9:00

5th

>12:00

12:00

10:00

8:30

6th

>11:30

11:30

9:30

8:00

SIT & REACH

1st

<8

8

9

10

2nd

<8

8

9

10

3rd

<8

8

9

10

4th

<8

8

9

10

5th

<9

9

10

11

6th

<9

9

10

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Participation/Tennis Shoes:

shoe

Tennis shoes are required for physical education class. It is important that proper tennis shoes are worn for the safety of your child and the safety of others as well. A good tennis shoe has arch support and is secured with Velcro or tied with laces across the top of the shoe.   Listed below are examples of shoes that do not meet acceptable standards for

phy ed class.

    • Roller shoes which are shoes with wheels on them.
    • Skateboard shoes (flat arched) shoes that do not give proper support to the ankles, feet and legs.
    • Tennis shoes that do not have full support around the ankle. ( e.g.) slip on tennis shoes or tennis shoes with a strap around the back.
    • Loosely laced tennis shoes that are not tied and secured on top of the shoes.
    • Hiking boots or plat form shoes.
    • Students will complete a “shoe do” sheet when they do not have tennis for class. This will ensure they are following along with what is taught on that day.

     

    Medical Policy:

medical

Health guidelines in the parent handbook page 10 reads:

EXCUSE FROM PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Please send a written request to the teacher if your child needs to be excused from physical education. If your child will be excused for more than two days, written instructions are required from his/her physician that include the re-entry date.

 

Meet the Basswood Physical Education Teachers

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Mrs. Briant

2rd Grade

Shandley
Anderson
Padrnos
Lalim
Tauer
McWilliams
Pavloff

 

5th Grade

Anderson
Park
Saugstad
Thompson
Wallace

 

 

 JoeMr.Doperalski

4th Grade

Barthel      
Schutte
Shopek
Monson
Johnson

 

 

Kindergarten

Blad
Lussier
Swanson
Landers
Lynch
Hromadka
Johnson

 

 

 

Amy2
Mrs. Heggestad

3rd grade

Sager
King
Harrington
Bohr
Jensen
Schmidt

 
 1st grade

Melchert
Gjevre
Hines
Van Drehle
Steffen
Douglas



stan
Mrs. Stanek

Four Star

 

1st Grade

Stromback

 

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Welcome!

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Basswood Elementary School is located in beautiful southern Maple Grove, MN. It is a Pre-K-5 school serving over 1000 students. At Basswood, we take pride in meeting the academic needs of all of our students. We provide all-day kindergarten, gifted education, orchestra, band, choir, DARE, Kidstop, Connect, and many other special programs and activities. Please contact us if you have any questions or would like further information.

School Spotlight

School Info

Basswood Elementary
15425 Bass Lake Road
Maple Grove MN 55311
Map

School Hours
8:50 am - 3:20 pm
Office Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

 

Phone & Fax

School Office
763-494-3858
Attendance
763-494-3858, ext 1
Kidstop
763-315-7673

General Fax 
763-315-7660

 

School Leadership

Principal
Patrick Smith

Assistant Principal
Steve Schwartz