Physical Education

Tutor:  Kristen Olson

Physical Education:  5 th -12th grade (8th -12th can receive H.S. credit)

For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things. I Tim.4:8a

Course Description:

This class will encourage students to grow in their understanding and abilities of sports (soccer, baseball/softball, basketball, football) and games (ultimate Frisbee, floor hockey, rock-paper-scissors tag, pickleball, shuffleboard, spikeball) while also being challenged to strengthen their fitness levels through cardiovascular, strengthening, and flexibility exercises. Class time will be split between these two areas (half fitness and half game or sport) while encouraging them in life skills through these activities.

Supplies needed:

Appropriate gym clothes and shoes.

About the tutor:

I have coached cross-country for over 20 years and track for 13 years. I am currently coaching the Kalamazoo Homeschool cross-country team. I have taught a P.E. class for 9 years in a homeschool co-op in Iowa and this will be my 5th year teaching at KAT. I have my BA. In elementary education with a coaching endorsement from Northwestern College in Iowa and an M.A. in Clinical Reading from WMU. I am a homeschool mom of six. My husband and I have always homeschooled. I feel blessed to be able to do what I love to do with my children and I enjoy the opportunity to share my love of teaching and physical fitness with others.


$250/year with half ($115) being paid on the 1st day of class and the other half ($115) being paid on the 1st day of the 2nd semester.

Kristen Olson

6873 Bay Ridge Rd.

Kalamazoo, MI  49009