Roger Howse

Welcome to Polk Physical Education

Coach Howse

Coach Howse and Chico
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My Name is Roger Howse. I have been teaching for 25 years, the last 15 at Polk. I have a Bachelors of Accountancy from NMSU and an All Levels Physical Education Certification from UTEP. I am married to Susan (28 fantastic years) and we have three sons: Ryan-24, Benjamin-21, and Jacob-18. If you ever need to make contact with me, my school email is I check my email often. My conference time is 2:30 -3:15. Polk's Phone number is 915-236-2775. If you need to set up a conference, just call the office and they can get in touch with me or put you in touch with me.

What's Going On!
"Water bottle, water bottle bring to school"

3rd- 5th grade will be participating in Hockey, Tchouckball, and Scooter Handball. They will also participate in their Spring Fitnessgram prior to Spring Break. Kindergarten through 2nd grade will be participating in activities to improve their throwing, catching, kicking, striking skills as well as doing activities that will improve their total body coordination and rhythm.

Intramurals is for 4th and 5th grades students. If your student is interested in participating they must fill out a parent permission slip (these will be handed out the week of September 12th. The program is on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday most weeks through April 28th.

Coaches will be promoting the Braden Aboud 5k/10k Memorial run in the Spring. Please earmark Sunday May 7th, 2017 for this event. This will be  our P.E. fundraiser. Last Year, we had over 427 entrants. Lets See what we can do this year. We will primarily be trying to fundraise for archery equipment this year.

Healthy Fun Runs will be held on Saturdays: Sept. 17th, Oct. 15th, Nov. 12th, Mar. 25th, and Apr. 22nd . After the healthy fun runs, snacks and water will be provided.

Fitnessgram Testing Dates 2016-17


Fall - September 12-16
Spring - March 6-10