6th Grade

For the Week of 21 January –
24 January

Uniform of the WeekAPA Uniform: Tues, Fri
PT Uniform: Wednesday
CAP Uniform:  Thursday
Spirit Wear:  Friday

PT Uniform and ActivityMS Improv
SupervisorsLT Austin, LT Dean
Meeting Schedules 
Practice Schedules 
Tuesday: Aviator of the Week
Wednesday: PT
Thursday: CAP Uniform Inspection
Friday: Flight w/ computer
Community Service 
Jetpack Food Drive

Next week we will start the Jet Pack Food Drive. This is a great opportunity for our cadets to help fellow cadets in need.

6th Grade PE

by Corey Scott on January 16, 2020

Posted in: 6th Grade

We are currently doing our fitness testing as a pretest we will finish the semester in the spring with a post test.

PE 6th Grade

by Corey Scott on January 16, 2020

Posted in: 6th Grade

Physical Education Spring Semester

Teacher: LT. Scott

Requirements for Class:

  • APA Physical Education Uniform     
  • Athletic Shoes
  • Student Handbook for passes
  • Willing Attitude

Course Description: The focus of this course is to teach students the importance of physical activity. Students will examine the importance of muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance, stretching, and agility. Students will participate in a variety of sports and how they impact their overall well being. Most importantly students will be expected to increase their physical abilities and participate in physical fitness activities.

Course Objectives: The following are the Indiana State Standards for 6th – 8th grade Physical Education. These standards must be met and are not optional. They can be found at http://dc.doe.in.gov/Standards/AcademicStandards/StandardSearch.aspx.

Standard 1: Motor Skills and Movement Patterns: Students demonstrate competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities.

Standard 2: Movement Concepts: Students demonstrate an understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities.

Standard 3: Physical Activity: Students participate regularly in physical activity.

Standard 4 Health-Enhancing Physical Fitness: Students achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.

Standard 5: Responsible Personal and Social Behavior: Students exhibit responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings.

Standard 6: Value of Physical Activity: Students value physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction.

Assessment Methods:

  • Students will be assessed using the following methods:
  • Daily participation and conduct 10 pts. Each No Dress overall grade for six weeks will drop one letter grade.  After 5th no dress referral will be written.
  • Letter grade will be based on Anderson Preparatory Academy’s grading scale

Letter Grade                            Percentage

            A                                 90-100%

            B                                 80-89%

            C                                 68-79%

            F                                  Below 67%

Course Content

1st Six Weeks:

1/6-1/10           Class Room Rules and Expectations/ P.E. uniforms/Miscellaneous Games

1/13-1/17         Warm-up, Push-up test, Sit-ups test

                        Warm-up, Shuttle run test, V-sit reach test

                        Warm-up, Mile run, Muscular Strength and Endurance

What is it? What types of activities improve this? Importance of it.

Warm-up, Cardiovascular Endurance: What is it? Ways to improve yours, Importance of it.

1/20                 No School

1/21-1/31         Warm-up, Basketball rules and skill development

            Warm-up, Basketball skill development

            Warm-up, Basketball strategy and skill development

                        Warm-up, Basketball game

2/3-2/13           Warm-up, Volleyball rules and skill development

Warm-up, Volleyball skill development

                        Warm-up, Volleyball strategy and skill development

                        Warm-up, Volleyball game

2/14-2/17         No School 6th Week Break

2/18-2/21         Archery

2/24-2/28         Floor Hockey, e-learning 2/26,

3/2-3/6             Warm-up, Misc. Games                     

3/9-3/13           Warm-up, Ultimate Frisbee

3/16-3/20         Warm-up, Misc. Games

3/23-3/27         Spring Break

3/30-4/10         Warm-up, Soccer rules and skill development

                        Warm-up, Soccer skill development

                        Warm-up, Soccer strategy and skill development

                        Warm-up, Soccer game

4/13-4/23         Warm-up, Flag football rules, history, strategy, and throwing mechanics

                        Warm-up, 9 minute jogging quiz, Review flag football rules

                        Warm-up, football throwing, catching, and mechanics

Warm-up Flag-Football game

4/24                 e-learning                   

4/27-5/8           Warm-up, Softball, Rules, History, and Strategy

Skills: hitting, fielding, throwing,

                        Warm-up, skills, Softball

Warm-up, Softball rules review, Strategy,

                        Warm-up, Softball

5/11-5/22                     (Pt. Testing)/ Misc. games

*Warm-ups involve stretching, jump rope, fartlek run, and team lines (calisthenics)

Possible agility work in the weight-room once a week

Class rules and expectations

            No Gum, No food or drink,

            Come prepared to class with PE uniform and be ready with a willing attitude.

            Bad language is not/will not (be) tolerated.

            Respect yourself, others, equipment, and the teacher at all times.

The following procedures will be taken when a rule is broken:

Step 1: Teacher will discuss the problem behavior with student(s) and talk about solutions  to the problem behavior.  (Discipline should never have to go any further than this step!)

Step 2: Student will receive an in class assignment to correct behavior such as sentences, essay, cleaning assignment, or fitness exercises.

Step 3: Teacher will once again talk to student, and notify parent of student disruption via email, phone call or parent signature slip and student will be given a referral.

Step 4: Student will be referred to administrator for more severe action.

For the Week of 13 December – 18 December 2019

Uniform of the WeekAPA Uniform:Mon, Tues, Fri
PT Uniform: Wednesday
CAP Uniform:  Thursday
Spirit Wear:  Friday

PT Uniform and ActivityMS Improv
SupervisorsLT Austin, LT Dean
Meeting Schedules 
Practice Schedules 
AcademicsMonday: Aviator of Week
Tuesday: CAP Testing
Wednesday: PT
Thursday: CAP Uniform Inspection
Friday: Flight w/ computer
Community Service 


Week of December 16

by Aaron Lucky on December 18, 2019

Posted in: 6th Grade

Monday: Substitute. Two Passage Essay Response. Compass Workday.

Tuesday: Snow Day

Wednesday: Social Studies Review. Social Studies Kahoot. Compass Workday.

Thursday: Social Studies Test. Movie or Extra Credit Assignment

Friday: Movie. Half Day of School.

The concert is Friday, December 13 at 6:30.  Doors open at 6:00 and students need to be here at 5:30.  Students are welcome to stay after school Friday to help set up and decorate for community service time.  Performers need to wear black pants/skirts and white tops.  If wearing a dress, it can be all white or all black.  Students are also permitted to wear red/green scarves, ties, etc.

This is a required performance and students will be given a grade for participating.  If there is a reason your student cannot attend, I need written notification by Thursday so I can make arrangements for an alternative assignment for her/him.

Questions:  feel free to contact me at estrother@goapa.org or 765-649-8472 x3114.

Winter Band Concert Reminder Thursday, Dec. 12th in the Main Gym

Pre-Academy Band Concert Performance-6pm

Arrival-5:30pm Dress-Daily school uniform

Academy Band Concert Performance-7:30pm


Dress-Boys (dress pants, dress shirt, tie)

Girls (nice dress or dress pants and a dress shirt) Students should be bringing a letter home with details of the concert.


Still struggling to come up with a ‘Tis the Season project? Try watching one of the following tutorials for inspiration!

Birch Trees – Watercolor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hu2juj_kNA8

Realistic Ornament – Colored Pencil: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ywf3NKS7f0

Ornament Cards – watercolor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kaSFpe_wJE

Grinch holding Ornament – acrylic paint: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jKBNnH0FHE