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All East Greenbush CSD schools will be closed starting Friday, May 24 through Tuesday, May 28 due to unused snow days and Memorial Day.

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Physical Education/Health

Red Mill Obstacle CourseThe East Greenbush Physical Education program promotes the maximum physical, emotional and social growth of every child in the East Greenbush Central School District.

The Physical Education curriculum is aligned with the New York State Standards and provides all students with a broad range of physical activities to foster healthy habits and positive decision making skills. The Physical Education program will work with the students to deliver and instill the knowledge necessary for a lifetime of health and fitness.

High School

Columbia students participate in physical education for one period (45 minutes) every other day. Units include team sports, individual sports and body conditioning. Students earn .5 credits each school year and must have 2.0 credits to graduate. More information.

Middle School

Goff students participate in physical education every other day for one period (40 minutes). Units include team sports, cross country running, dancing and fitness.

Students climb rock wallElementary School

Elementary students in grades K-5 have physical education every other day for 40 minutes. All students must be prepared for physical activity and exercise by wearing appropriate loose fitting clothing (athletic shorts, sweatpants, wind pants, long sleeve t-shirt, t-shirt, etc.) and rubber sole sneakers. Students should not wear jeans, dresses, skirts, tank tops or dress clothes.

NYS Physical Education Learning Standards

  • Standard 1: Demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.
  • Standard 2: Applies knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies and tactics related to movement and performance.
  • Standard 3: Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness.
  • Standard 4: Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others.
  • Standard 5: Recognizes the value of physical activity for overall wellness, enjoyment, challenge, and/or self-expression.
  • Standard 6: Recognizes career opportunities and manages personal and community resources related to physical activity and fitness to achieve and maintain overall wellness.

Physical Education and Health Staff

Name Position School Email
Ryan Jones Director of Health, PE and Athletics Columbia
Chris Hosley PE Department Chair & Teacher Columbia
Shawn Gibson PE Teacher Columbia
Thomas Libardi PE Teacher Columbia
Nicole Conte PE Teacher Columbia
Courteny Hotaling PE Teacher Columbia
Chris LeGare Health Teacher Columbia
Tyler Rose PE Teacher Goff
Deanna Davis PE Teacher Goff
Greg Jette PE Teacher Goff
Ashley Gansle PE Teacher Goff
Nora Walkley Health Teacher Goff
Nicole Diehl Health Teacher Columbia/Goff
Chris Dedrick PE Teacher Green Meadow
Jake Preston PE Teacher Green Meadow/DPS
Jamie Holtz PE Teacher DPS
Curtis Sankey PE Teacher Red Mill
Mark Welge PE Teacher Red Mill
Kevin Leyhane PE Teacher Genet
Noah Vice PE Teacher Genet
Don Marion PE Teacher Bell Top
Zach Kuhn PE Teacher CTAEP/DPS/Bell Top/Genet