Crestview School of Inquiry’s Take Your Parent to P.E. Week shows ‘amazing response’ from community

Like usual, it has been all fun and games during physical education classes at Crestview School of Inquiry.

But this week, however, students teamed up with familiar faces: Their family members.

Crestview is taking part in “Take Your Parent to P.E. Week” — a national movement from the group Active Schools —which helps participating schools provide at least 60 minutes of P.E. before, during, and after school for all students. The week-long initiative lasts Sept. 24-28.

The support shown by Crestview parents and guardians has been overwhelming, P.E. teacher Christopher Amundson said. After four days, at least 120 adults have joined their students.

“It’s been an amazing response from our parents,” he said. “They’re active and having a blast. I’ve seen lots of smiling, laughing, and everyone having a good time.”

Crestview Principal John Villotti agrees.

“We haven’t had one parent not leave here who didn’t have a smile on their face,” he said.

Amundson added how this learning activity has helped Crestview enhance its welcoming environment for its community.

“We’re very inviting and willing for any parent to come in, help out, and watch what their kids are doing at Crestview,” Amundson said.

Check out photos from Day 4:

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