Field Day 2009 Armstrong Elementary What is "Field Day"? Competition is a part of life. Teaching our students how to compete in a fair and dignified fashion is a responsibility we all share.
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Competition is a part of life. Teaching our students how to compete in a fair and dignified fashion is a responsibility we all share.
Field Day is an entire school day dedicated to physical competition & recreation among our students.
Strong emphasis should be placed upon teamwork and sportsmanship during this culminating celebration.
When is Field Day?
Field Day is scheduled for Thursday, May 14th. This event will include students in grades K-5. In the event of inclement weather, we will proceed the following day.
Classes will be recognized at the end of the day. First through fourth place certificates will be awarded to classes. We will not distribute individual ribbons this year.
Each event is worth the following number of points:
1st = 4 points
2nd = 3 points
3rd = 2 points
4th = 1 points
The following items will be available at the concession stand:
Hotdogs - $1.00
Sodas - $.50
Popcorn - $1.00
Snow Cones - $.1.00
Chips - $.50
Candy - $.25/$..50/$1.00
Bottled Water - $1.00
Nachos & Cheese - $2.00
Pickles - $.50
The concession stand will open by 8:00 and remain open until 1:30. Students may visit the concession stand at any time with your permission.
The events are relay-style. Each race team will consist of 14 students. Please make sure that all students have equal opportunities to compete.
The last student to complete the race for your team MUST wear the colored jersey (provided) and only go one time. This enables the judges to see which teams are about to complete the race. All students must complete the race and BE SEATED to be considered as finished by the judges.
All K-2 classes will race at the same time, but are only competing against classes on their grade-level. Following the K-2 race, all 3-5 classes will be called to the lanes to race in the same fashion.
Caterpillar Race – All students in class line up one behind the other with feet spread and hands on the shoulders of the person in front of them. The last students in the line crawls under all others until they reach the front of the line The next student takes their turn and the Catepillar crawls toward the the finish line.
Tip and Go
12:00- Lunch / Open Activities
Students should remain with their own class/grade where they can be under your direct supervision during this time.
4th 3rd 1st
K EC 2nd 5th
Please be sure that tents are set-up
in the appropriate area.
It will be necessary for resource teachers and TAs to assist in varying capacities on Field Day.
If you are a resource teacher who will be at our school on May 14th, and your name does not appear on the list below, please see me.
Email Coach Depew