Elmhurst Elementary


Public Schools

About Us

What We Currently Offer (2016-2017)
Spanish Classes (every grade level K-5th)- 45 minute class each week
Spanish integration and co-teaching in Art, Music, PE as well as in 4th-5th grade
30 minutes daily of physical activity (can include calisthenics, exercise, health science, nutrition)
Wellness Team (Running/Walking “Feet” Incentive and Staff Wellness Team)
Classroom Brain-based Energizers and focus on student movement (ball chairs, pedal desks, Whole-Brain Teaching strategies)
Partnership with Vidant and Learn Healthy America to gain resources
ECU Healthy Pirates and Wellness Club partnership including Active Recess Day (Beginning Fall 2016 on Friday’s ECU Athletes, and Wellness Team will be setting up activity stations for students along the Elmhurst Walking Trail)
Elmhurst Annual 5K & 1-mile Fun Run
Kindergarten “Garden Program”-Weekly hands-on lessons with volunteers from Community Garden. Students learn about vegetables, gardening, healthy eating, composting.
Global Partnership with ECU and Hiroshima University (Hiroshima Teachers visit and teach lessons at Elmhurst each year and Elmhurst teachers visit Japan.)


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