Recent Nor’easter gives elementary physical education teachers opportunities for fun, outdoor exercising in the snow

The recent Nor’easter gave Minisink Valley School District  elementary  physical education teachers the opportunity to get students outside and exercising in an especially fun way: In the snow!

Otisville students snowshoeingThanks to the generosity of the Otisville Elementary PTO, a class set of snowshoes for the physical education classes was purchased last year.  After the latest snowstorm, there was finally plenty of snow for  Stephanie Giufre’s fifth-grade gym students to try outside and try this new this new physical education activity.

IS students with snowtubesAt Minisink Valley Intermediate School, physical education teachers Theresa Uhelsky and Ross Potter took their students outside for snowtubing. A fast tube ride down the hill required a long uphill hike to repeat the fun!

To see more photos, visit the district’s Facebook page!