Physical Education


To provide a meaningful and rewarding experience that is an integral part of your child’s total educational experience here at Cook-Wissahickon Elementary School.


Students grades are based on participation, being prepared (wearing sneakers), proficiency skill level and student behavior.

Program Highlights
  • Students participate in a variety of activities including:
  • Games & Activities
  • Traverse Rock Wall & Rope Activities
  • Scooter Games
  • Parachute
  • Pillo Polo
  • General Sports (Basketball, Soccer, Football, Frisbee, Golf, Floor Hockey)
  • Yoga
  • Drumming Alive
    • 3rd Graders participate in a Drumming Alive unit that is team taught by Mrs. Hagan (PE Teacher) & Mr. D’Orseaneo (Music Teacher)
  • Medicine Balls
  • Stability Balls
Middle School HYPE Team

HYPE team (Healthy You, Positive Energy) is a youth wellness initiative that empowers our middle school students to become leaders for healthy change in the school and community.  Once a month the HYPE team hosts a healthy taste test.  The students also help run the games at the Harvest Festival and Family Fun & Fit Night.


Events Hosted:
  • Evening of the Arts Showcase – December
  • Jump Rope For Heart – January
  • Family Fun & Fit Night – April
  • Bike To School Day – May
  • Field Day – June
Partnerships With
  • Fuel Up To Play 60
  • Action For Healthy Kids
  • HYPE (Healthy You, Positive Energy)
  • The Food Trust – Einstein
  • American Heart Association
  • Einstein Medical Center provides USDA SNAP-Ed nutrition education at Cook-Wissahickon. This includes education for students and their caregivers, working with the HYPE team and other areas to help improve and sustain a healthful environment.
Middle School Athletic Teams
  • Girls & Boys Basketball
  • Golf