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
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.