HU to offer physical education class to local homeschoolers

FOR RELEASE
2010-09-13
Huntington, Ind. — Huntington University’s Department of Physical Education is offering a physical education program for children in grades K-5 this fall.

The department will have nine sessions from September to December. Class time is from 2:15 to 3:05 p.m. in the field house of the university’s Merillat Complex for Physical Education and Recreation. The dates for the sessions are Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14, Oct. 21, Oct. 28, Nov. 4, Nov. 18, Dec. 2 and Dec. 9.

This service is available to all area homeschooled children in elementary grades, including students from Huntington and surrounding counties. Families who have not previously been involved in the program are asked to come a few minutes early on Sept. 30 to complete the registration forms.

The class is free to all participants.

Huntington University students conducting the elementary physical education class are either physical education majors or elementary education majors. Curriculum development and supervision of the classes are provided by Dr. Jody Davenport, instructor of physical education.

For more information, contact Davenport at jdavenport@huntington.edu or (260) 359-4214.
 
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
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Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
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