The CES Physical Education program is designed to provide opportunities for all students to develop skills, knowledge and positive attitudes through fundamental movement, rhythmic, sport and fitness activities. The intent is to help students develop lifelong skills that include regular and vigorous exercise and sports participation, as well as to encourage students to accept responsibility for their own wellness by leading an active, healthy lifestyle. The importance of sportsmanship is woven throughout the program.
Kindergarten - Grade 8 students at CES have Physical Education every day. Lower School (Kindergarten - Grade 4) students participate in PE classes on campus, with the exception of one weekly "walk" day when the PE staff takes Grade 3 and 4 classes on walks through the local historic Rockville neighborhood surrounding our campus.
The Middle School (Grades 5 - 8) PE program includes two classes per week off campus in additiion to the weekly "walk" day, where the students receive professional instruction at local sports facilities, such as Rockville Fencing Academy, Rockville Municipal Swim Center, Gold's Gym, Freestate Gymnastics, TITLE Boxing Club, and Earth Treks Climbing Center. Three days per week students remain on campus with instruction in sports and exercise skills.
Middle School students are eligible and encouraged to participate in the CES afterschool athletics program. The goal of the CES afterschool athletic program is to create an educational and competitive environment within the atmosphere of good sportsmanship.
Sports Teams at CES begin in 5th grade. The program is designed to meet the needs of every Middle School athlete regardless of athletic experience or ability level. All interested students will be given an opportunity to participate and will be given the chance to learn more in-depth skills and strategies about the sports they are interested in playing. While sports are only games, students can develop the qualities of commitment, teamwork, dedication, loyalty, perseverance, goal attainment and discipline.
FALL SEASON: Soccer
WINTER SEASON: Swimming (co-ed invitational meets) & Basketball
SPRING SEASON: Co-ed Track & Field