Tag Archives: HISD Health and Physical Education

HISD and U.S. Soccer Foundation bring soccer to school for 29,000 students

On Feb. 19, 67 physical educators at 72 schools districtwide partnered with the U.S. Soccer Foundation for Soccer for Success curriculum training, training designed to help educators to teach the fundamentals of soccer as well as activities that will help students develop healthy habits and improve their physical and health literacy. More than 29,000 students throughout HISD will enjoy this new soccer-specific unit as part of their PE classes in the coming months.

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Motocross star donates bicycles to elementary schools to encourage active lifestyles

When Woodson PK-5 Leadership Academy received word that their PE program was receiving a fleet of bicycles for their students, Principal Gina R. Wilkins was ecstatic. Her excitement turned to shock when she discovered that half of her staff never learned how to ride a bicycle.

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