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JH/HS Physical Education Department


USD 240 Physical Education Department

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Mr. Feil Mrs. Mick Mr. Turowski Mr. Walker
jfeil@usd240.org rmick@usd240.org kturowski@usd240.org dwalker@usd240.org
785-488-3321 785-488-3321 785-488-3321 785-283-4774

Bennington GS
Mr. Feil's Lesson Plans

Bennington JH/HS

Mrs. Mick's Lesson Plans

Workout Chart

Bennington JH/HS
Mr. Turowski's Lesson Plans

PE Schedule

Tescott Schools
Mr. Walker's Lesson Plans

Get to know your teacher

I have a Bachelor of Science degree from Kansas State University (1995). I am also certified in the following areas: K-9 self contained,

5-9 Mathematics, 5-9 Social Sciences.  I am the 7-12 athletic director and have coached volleyball, football, basketball, track, baseball, and golf.  Currently, I am the assistant high school baseball coach.  I am married to my beautiful wife, Ann, and we have two children, Devin and Avery.

I graduated from Bennington High School in 1986. Attended Butler County and FHSU. I have a BS in Physical Education and FACS. Have a MS in Sports Administration & Exercise Science. Also have a MS in Counseling. I graduated from Pittsburg State University with a degree in Physical Education and a minor in Psychology in 2002.  I recently took the Praxis exam to receive certification to teach health.  This is my 15th year teaching and 2nd at Bennington teaching K-12 Physical Education and Health.  I also am an Assistant High School football and basketball coach and Assistant Junior High Track coach.
I am a graduate of Sylvan Unified High School, Fort Hays State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1988 and Baker University with a Masters Degree in Education in 2007.  I began my teaching career in the Twin Valley district in 1988 as the K-12 Physical Education teacher and Driver Education Instructor.  I currently teach Physical Education classes and Kansas History.  Along with teaching, I am the head football coach at the high school, head jr. high boys basketball coach, head jr. high boys track coach and the assistant high school track coach.

What your student will learn in their physical education class

Physical Education & Health

Health Course Objective: Health and Fitness courses combine the topics of Health Education courses (nutrition, stress management, substance abuse prevention, disease prevention, first aid, and so on) with an active fitness component (typically including aerobic activity and fitness circuits) with the intention of conveying the importance of life-long wellness habits.

Strength training- We train students to develop the components of basic to human movement; strength, power, flexibility, speed, agility, footwork, endurance, mental focus and motivation.  We utilize the principle of specificity, and therefore use free weight training as much as possible.  We train movements and thereby train the muscles that produce these movements.  We follow a sequential progression, in order to maximize safety and optimize success, for all movements.

Fitness-This area helps develop muscular strength, burns fat and increases cardiovascular fitness. (P90X, T25, and TABADA activities)

Recreational games- An introduction to individual and team sports including soccer, floor hockey, scooter football, mat ball, cature the flag, softball, flag football, volleyball, basketball as well as other recreational games.


Body Mechanics and Strength Conditioning

Course Objective: This course is designed to give students the opportunity to learn weight training concepts and techniques used for obtaining optimal physical fitness.  Students will benefit from comprehensive weight training and cardiorespiratory endurance activities.  Students will learn the basic fundamentals of weight training, strength training, aerobic training and overall fitness training and conditioning.  Course includes both lecture and activity sessions.  Students will be empowered to make wise choices, meet challenges, and develop positive behaviors in fitness, wellness and movement activity for a lifetime.


Strategies for student success


  • Know the standards


Physical Education Standards