California Pasadena Independent Newspaper Archives Sep 3 1957, Page 28

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Independent, The (Newspaper) - September 3, 1957, Pasadena, CaliforniaFitness emphasized for youth physical fitness of Pasadena school children is getting new according to j. Ray of physical Edu cation in the school system. The Pasadena schools share Presidio it Eisenhower s expressed concern for the physical fit Ness of american youth. Haworth said and Are attempting to do something about it when school opens in two weeks pupils at All Grade Levels will return to an improving program of physical education which has As its goals increased health and strength acquisition of physical skills and develop went of Good character and personality skill emphasis boys and girls in elementary grades Are Given 20 minutes of instruction daily in physical education. In the primary grades the emphasis is on the development of students needing it and Devi t Alhambra registration expected to top 6000 Alhambra. Enrolment in be 11 . Tests on sept. 4, 5. The three High schools of the to and 11, noon tests on sept. 11, of dim Nunt. Stah news monday Tiff. 1, Lut Day. Sift. 1m7 discipline started in 1929 in 1925, or. Lowry a. Ard then director of the Bureau prior to that time pupils who various skills. The physical education staff Mark this year. Tests on sept. 4, 5 i. The first established had become Disi Plinie problems Spe iat the various schools were i Worth stated. The staff be a count of 2i5s of film s an Edu . pm Flynn via by rom you re in the wrong physical education level son eff tix a but can be proved in Wortlie said. He was referring to the so of the. European results. Lives that Only As a human body is permitted to move freely and vigorously will it develop normally and that a physically Active person is More Apt to be a healthy Tor than reported in other pans Parent education of the country but still Short. Launched in 1929 a to ocl iut a school Bond Issue with the fore 8 . To cast of 6000 High school dents in 1957. Mark Keppel High school is Hambra elementary school evil expected to be the largest with Dren this fall. Stu a to increase has been i predicted in the ranks of Al will be conducted from an. To 3 . On sept. 5 and 6. Testing dates Alhambra High school will House an estimated 2134 Stu dents this year with registry registration will be con ducted at each school beginning on sept. 3 and continuing until 5 school opening Day sept. 16. School offices will be closed on labor Day sept. 2, and on and a Mph san Gabriel High school of Jacial attention classes in connect either expelled from school or h d of a t Avau Are expecting a sign up Tion with the Pasadena ii Vivere sent to juvenile Hall. Of the Pasadena City schools is prediction of school officials Miof 1718 students. Registration committed to continuous when Iney promoted apis set for sept. 10 and 11 action and improvement of the program and believes that it is contributing daily to the improvement and development of the youth of the save now for Back to school a Biette Tion set for sept. 4, 5, 6. 10 Mission Day sept. 9. And 11. Testing will be con four new classrooms Are ducted on each of those construction now at 1 beginning it . There called Kraus Weber tests the Pasadena results show Parent education As a major physic ail fitness which have that whereas nearly instituted of children elsewhere City school pc starts Yetf with new 1 i i i i we Iii i 1 c in the rudimentary Cei Ved National publicity in of children elsewhere in Pasadena City school system games skills such As cent years. The tests Are failed one or More of in 1929-30. Prior to i hat time College begins it Silty members and student textile inspirations and so Erie Means finest Quality in imported Domestic fabrics exclusive but not expensive Silks woolens Cottons jumping throwing catching tagging and dodging. In the up per elementary grades pupils Are supervised in the fundamentals of soccer softball volleyball basketball tetherball apparatus rhythms demonstrate flexibility. Series of five relatively exercises less than one exercises which i demonstrate third of Pasadena children the strength of major groups of trunk Muscles and a sixth exercise the familiar hands to the floor with Knees straight to and coeducational games. In Junior High school and High school pupils receive an hour of physical education instruction daily and customarily Wear gym suits and rubber Soled shoes appropriate to in Tensive activity Haworth said. There is formal instruction in posture and body mechanics team and dual sports dancing gymnastics and in the senior High schools aquatic sports. At the Junior College level physical education is scheduled on a two Day or three Day per week basis owing to limited facilities currently being shared with Pasadena High school. The program is otherwise Sim Ilar to that in senior High school. Tests indicate that the Pasadena school system s physical education program is failed. The exact Pasadena statistics were As follows elementary children 35% failure in one or More exercises 7th Grade failure 10th Grade level loft failure. Are interpreted As indicating that a program of physical education in the schools can be expected to improve physical fitness As children Progress through the grades. As a continuing Check on of physical Haworth the tests were Given to Large groups of european children arid 8.754 failed one or More of the exercises. The tests were Given to Large groups of Ameri can children in the Middle West and East and 59.9ft reportedly failed one or More of the exercises to the consternation of Many groups interested in health. In defense of american Chil Drew Haworth Points out in an aside that it should be remembered the europeans Are forced by circumstance to Lead Active lives whereas american Chil Dren Are commonly provided with transportation and allowed to sit immobile for Long hours before television sets Haworth said the Kraus Weber tests were administered to Pasadena school children with results substantially bet a More individual attention Tol had been an incidental activity which had developed at differ ent times and in various neighbourhoods if leadership happened to be available. By 1931-32 Here were 20 Active study groups enrolling 521 members with an average Mem Barship of 27 for each group. 55th year As a four year inst Jers have been scheduled tuition this week As doors open for another school year. Or. Russell v. Delong elected president of the College by the Board of trustees in May will take Over his duties As the school s 1 nth president. Workshop sessions for fac this week with classes begin in Ning next week. Student Leader conclave will provide Opportunity for them j to become familiar with co eds 10% discount tasks for the year accordingly "4 e St. Pasadena by 1-8712 it i. To co in i v to Joseph h. Mayfield Dean of j students. Of activeness of the education program said the Kraus Weber tests will be Given to All non handicapped children again in the future and the results will be com pared. 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