Welcome to Physical Education!


Teacher: Mrs. Melissa Cree, mcree@stclarepdx.org

At St. Clare, we believe in the importance and value of a strong physical education program. We believe in the opportunity for all students to feel success in sports and activities, not just the athletes. We believe that participation in a quality p.e. program provides the following benefits:

  • Improved physical fitness
  • Skill development
  • Increased understanding of the rules and history of sports
  • Regular, healthful physical activity and stress reduction
  • Self-discipline
  • Opportunity for leadership, moral development, cooperation, and good sportsmanship
  • Opportunity to try a wide variety of activites including lifetime sports
  • Strengthened peer relationships
  • Improved self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Experience in setting goals