The physical education program is to provide opportunities for the development of motor skills and physical fitness. Here at DLS students in grades 3-8 will experience a developmentally designed program of skills and fitness development, including educational games, educational dance. The following motor skills and fitness concepts are included: body awareness, balancing, chasing, fleeing, dodging, kicking and punting, striking, throwing and catching, travelling, volleying and dribbling, transferring weight, jumping and landing, cardiorespiratory endurance, flexibility, muscular strength and endurance, fitnessgram testing. Becoming physically educated is a developmental process that should begin early in childhood and continue throughout their adult life. The physical education program provides instruction that will enable the pursuit of physical fitness and a lifetime of physical activity.