Healthy Active Living Philosophy

It is our belief that students should love being physically active.  We emphasize Active Participation, development of Physical Literacy, gaining knowledge of Healthy Living, and Leadership Development.


PE Uniforms available the First Day of classes from your PE teacher.

Shirts – $10

Shorts – $15

Pay with cash or use School-Day and bring your receipt showing pre-payment.



Meet the GRCI Phys Ed Staff…

Mr. S. Peng – Department Head


Mr. Peng has been at GRCI for four years.  He has a passion for Athletic Leadership development in students, technology, coaching basketball, and playing a little guitar.







Mr. S. Curtis




Mr. Curtis has been teaching at GRCI for 11 years. Passions include; coaching Basketball and Track, and instructing in the Power Fit weight room.






Mr. M Galasso


Mr. G is the department Power Fit guru.  He started the course in 2003 and has caused it to be one of the top programs in the county!  Mr. G is an avid runner,  track timer and meet organizer, Head Track and Field Coach at GRCI. Mr. G also coaches our Novice and Intermediate Curling teams.








Mr. J. Hunsberger

Mr. Hunsberger is the department comedian and music trivia buff.  He coaches Sr. Boys Volleyball, and Boys Hockey








Ms. L. Leavy



  • Ms. Leavy is the resident Kinesiology Course expert.  She makes this course come alive with fun application labs and demos that allow the content to sink in!







Ms K. Lewis


• at Grand since 1999
• coaches girls and boys volleyball, girls soccer, and triathlon

• avid triathlete. Competes all summer long and trains all year long. Highlight was competing at the World Triathlon Championships for Age Groupers (representing Canada) in Sept. 2013 in London, England @ Hyde Park – on the 2012 Olympic course.
• loves to bike to school from Guelph when weather permits




Mr. M. Medensky




‘Mad Dog’ Medensky has been at GRCI for….a long time.  He has led the football program here at GRCI for his career here at Grand River.





Ms. H. Millard



Ms. Millard coaches Jr. Girls volleyball, and Badminton.






Mr. J.  Schneider



Mr. Schneider teaches Phys Ed and Geography.  He also coaches Girls and Boys basketball.






Ms. S. Warner



Ms. Warner teaches Live Fit, Grade 9 girls Phys Ed and coaches girls Slo-Pitch.  She is the resident photographer at GRCI.  She captures incredible sports moments with her camera that are found around the halls at GRCI.







Downloadable Course Outlines 

Grade 9 Boys Open

Grade 9 Girls Open

Grade 10 Boys Open

Grade 10 Girls Open

Grade 10 Power Fit

Grade 10 Live Fit

Hockey Focus Course

Grade 11 Boys Open

Grade 11 Girls Open

Grade 11 Power Fit

Grade 11 Live Fit

Grade 12 Power Fit

Grade 12 Recreation and Healthy Active Living Leadership

Grade 12 Coed Open-Options Course

Grade 12 Exercise Science – University



Assessment Rubric in Student Friendly Language

Click below to download a PDF displaying the SUCCESS CRITERIA of achieving a Level 4 in Healthy Active Living at GRCI.

Assessment Rubric