During assembly time, Wednesday, September 5, students changed out of school uniforms and into workout clothes and participated in the Fitness Gram test in the gym. This test measures student’s aerobic capacity in the pacer test, body composition with weight and height measurements, muscular strength in doing push-ups, muscular endurance in performing sit-ups and flexibility with the shoulder stretch and trunk lift. Those students that meet the national standards in each of these areas according to Coach Adams will have fewer health issues as they age and live longer.
The Fitness Gram replaced the Presidential Fitness tests in 2013 that included pull-ups, sit-ups, standing broad jump, shuttle run, 50-yard dash. The Fitness Gram, developed by the Cooper Institute, is now used nationwide to determine elementary and high school age children health levels.
Just under 50% of our student population met the Fitness Gram standards. Here are the names of those that met or excelled beyond the standards.
|Robert Adalla||Christopher Galvis||Sean Monroe|
|Sara Adalla||Cam’Ron Golden||Breana Moore|
|Donovan Allen||Cecilia Garcia||Carly Moseley|
|Camden Armstrong||Ethan Harris||Fabiola Perez-Garcia|
|Marlana Bell||Kristina Huskey||Ian Petersen|
|Rosie Benoit||Jake Johnson||Juli Plank|
|Spencer Boskind||Ethan Jones||Beau Rodriguez|
|Gabriel Brown||Alex King||Eden Rowe|
|Cozette Cassidy||Jonathan Krawchuk||Paige Rufo|
|Connor Collins||Aiden Kroll||Matthew Sears|
|Andre Crayton||Ashlyn Levoy||Michael Sullivan|
|Andrew Crecelius||Kaylyn Levoy||Paola Tass Coral|
|Paige Eby||Joey Limonta||Oscar Tass Coral|
|Amari Fountain||Leo Martinez||Colton Taylor|
|Austin Fuentes||Kendra Miller||Jack Wheeler|