• The video above is the FINAL video of the 2019-2020 school year!!!  





    As I want you all to have a fun and safe summer, I do want you to all to remember to stay active during the summer!!!  Find what works for you, and stick with it.  You should be getting at least 60 mins of physical actviity per day!!!  I have included an opitional activity log below that will help you keep track of your actvities throughout each week.  They don't need to be submitted, but could be if you wanted to.  Even though school isn't in sessions, you can always reach out to me if you need me at MMcCoy5@schools.nyc.gov.  Never hesitate!!!  As most of you know, Ms. Bellusci and I were working on a summer activity proeject at the end of the year.  Here, you can get ideas for activities/yoga poses to help you stay fit during the summer.  You may also submit your own ideas.  Use the following links:

    https://padlet.com/mbellusci/zyf0s9fkl9z0komu https://padlet.com/mbellusci/f5hml1t87l6zauct https://padlet.com/mbellusci/hignwqb28d06fxa0


    I am soooooo proud of you all!!! Have an amazing summer, you all deserve it!!!!! 




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  • The Most Important Hour of Your Day

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     Here are four important benefits of physical activity.

    1. Did you know that physical activity boosts mental wellness? Participating in regular physical activity can relieve anxiety and depression. You may not only notice a "feel good sensation" immediately following your physical activity, but most people also note an improvement in general well-being as physical activity becomes a part of their daily routine.

     2. Did you know you could learn better in school if you participate in physical activity? Research shows that students who are regularly physically active tend to do better on academic tests and in class.

     3. Did you know that physical activity can make you healthier? Physical activity can help lower the risk of heart disease, overweight and obesity, and type 2 diabetes.

     4. Did you know physical activity may prolong your optimal health? Regular physical activity helps the body stay strong and function well. One study suggests that people who are physically active and at a healthy weight live on average about seven years longer than those who are not active and are obese.