Curriculum, Instruction, and Study Trips

PHYSICAL EDUCATION
 
 
 
PHYSICAL EDUCATION AT MURDOCK
 
Murdock teachers are trained in SPARK and CATCH evidence-based physical education programs. Students learn games that help them develop their fine and gross motor skills and meet other physical education standards for their grade.
 
Murdock PTA sponsors a P.E. Docent program led by parent volunteers in conjunction with the classroom teacher. This further assists the school in meeting the weekly physical activity goals for each student. Learn more...
 
Murdock PTA sponsors a daily Run 4 Fun program on the lower field before school. There is no charge to participate and students (and parents and family members) can participate any time during the 20 minutes allotted. Six laps around the field equals a mile, and many students can complete a mile during their time at Run 4 Fun that day. Learn more...
 
 
PHYSICAL FITNESS TESTING
 
Fifth graders across the state of California take the FITNESSGRAM test in the spring.  Learn more...