Name: Annie Castle/Keith Wheeler
Department: Physical Education
Room Number: 411
Telephone: 281-641-2500 to leave a message
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Conference Time: 11:20-12:10 daily
Coach Castle's and Coach Wheeler's Schedule:
8:10-8:55 Enrichment coverage
8:55-9:40 5th Grade
9:50-10:35 4th Grade
10:35-11:20 2nd Grade
1:25-2:10 3rd Grade (PreK Mondays)
2:10-2:55 1st Grade
I have been in Education for 34 years and at Whispering Pines Elementary for 21 of those years. I have coached and taught at the College, Junior College, High School, Middle School and Elementary level. I was a college softball coach for 8 years. I have two wonderful daughters and I am married to my best friend. I love to walk, workout read, and play games on my phone .I love my job and love coming to work every day. My favorite part of my job is the relationships I build with students and parents.Welcome to the wonderful worldof Physical Education.We stress the importance of Fitness through Fun and Play!Please help us keep your child safe!Make sure they wear tennis shoes!Talk to Them About The Importance of Self-HygienePlease Double-Tie All Shoes, Especially Those WhoAre Unable to Tie Their Own Shoes.
Humble ISD Physical Education Mission Statement
All elementary school-aged children will participate in a physical education program
that will increase physical competence, health-related fitness and self responsibility,
so that they can establish physical activity as a natural part of every day life.WPE Mission Statement:WPE will empower our studentsand staff to be critical thinkers and positive communicators.We pledge to model and facilitate personal responsibilityand global citizenship.WPE Vision Statement:WPE fosters leadership and collaborationfor school, families and community in acreative and trusting environment.
PE Expectations, Grading, and Dress Code
- All students will be actively engaged in a safe, respectful, and responsible learning environment inside the gym and outside on the pavilion, playground, and track (and our new gym when it opens!)
- Grades will be determined by your child’s participation and attitude. Clothing that allows for movement and proper footwear is highly recommended on PE days (NO Crocs, sandals, wheelies, or flip flops are allowed).
FALL 2022 ACTIVITIESTeamwork ActivitiesFitness TestingGrades 3rd, 4th & 5thLocomotor Skills/Personal Space ActivitiesPreK-2Physical Education ActivitiesState-Mandated Fitnessgram Testing for 3rd-5th will begin again this fall.Students are tested on Curl-Ups, Push-Ups, Flexibility, and Aerobic Endurance.FITNESS TESTINGAll students in grades 3rd-5th grade are required to be tested annually through the state Fitnessgram program. Students will be assessed on various fitness activities, including curl-ups, push-ups, flexibility, and aerobic endurance. Through class activities we will focus on developing strength, flexibility, and endurance through fun activities at all grade levels.Fitnessgram testing will begin in October and held various times throughout the year.Turkey TrotFriday, November 18thJoin your child during their specials time (see above)and run/walk as many laps as you can!Visitor laps count double for your child's class andVisitors with Turkey Trot shirts count 4x!Winning class awarded the 2022 Turkey Trot Championship andice cream and the winning teacher awarded a giftcertificate to the book fair!SPRING 2023 ACTIVITIESSuper Kids DayDate to be determinedJoin us for a fun-filled day full of games and inflatables!Times: 8:30-10 PreK-2nd10:30-12 2nd and 3rd1:00-2:30 4th and 5thPE Classroom Activitieswill focus on sports skills, including basketball, soccer, tennis, lacrosse and flag football.K-2 will continue to work on sport skill development and locomotor activities.All classes promote sportsmanship and integrity.PANDA PATROL SIGN-UPAll 4th graders will have the opportunity to be nominated by teachers for Safety Patrol in the Spring.After filling out an application, they must have a parent and teacher signature for approval.Current 5th graders by invitation only.Applications available Spring 2023More Spring 2023 ActivitiesBoosterthonDetails TBASuper Kids DayDetails TBAFirst Tee Golf ChallengeDetails TBA
- If your child cannot participate due to an illness or injury please send a note from home to be given to their homeroom teacher first thing in the morning and a copy will be made by the nurse and given to the PE teacher. (Please note that a parent note is good for 3 consecutive days of non participation, after that, a doctor’s note is required as stated in the Humble ISD Student Handbook)