Sierra Vista Jr. High School Shares Nationally Recognized Physical Education Program

Rolling Meadows, IL, April 08, 2011 –(– Sierra Vista has become a model school for a new approach to physical education that engages every student. The school’s leadership and staff have long-recognized the multiple benefits of a strong fitness-based physical education program. The most apparent outcome is the link between fitness and overall academic achievement. Research also shows that exercise improves our capacity to learn, and there is strong evidence that a fitness-based physical education program improves behavior.

From 8am-2pm on April 11th George Velarde, director of physical education at Sierra More >