Students find joy through physical activity
Health, wellness, character, and leadership drive Nightingale athletics and physical education. Students learn to build their physical literacy in the 较低的学校, 运动的重点在哪里, 社会化, 体育精神, 和有趣的. A focus on connecting joy and physical activity, 无论是通过运动, 跳舞, 或者个人追求, continues throughout their Nightingale years. In 中学, students can advance their 跳舞 education, try yoga, or take self-defense. 上学校 students have over 20 PE electives from which to choose, from running to ice skating to Zumba and take four classes per year. 中学 athletics have a no-cut policy to encourage students to join teams and learn team sports, and 上学校 students can compete on and lead varsity teams.
攀爬, 健身, and sport skills development are some of the activities 较低的学校 students do in PE to help build dexterity, 上身力量, 和耐力. As students improve motor skills and overall 健身, they also grow in confidence and learn the importance of teamwork and cooperation. Whether through sports or play, there is an intentional focus on body awareness and strength. Time is devoted during the school day to free play on Nightingale’s rooftop playground, where students can couple PE skills with creativity.
An intentional focus on body awareness and strength.
实验. 选项. 探索. 中学ers experience a full range of activities, 游戏, and sports in PE where success and failure aren’t the drivers: It’s about putting themselves out there. Students experiment with yoga, resistance training, and even adventure activities. Focus on character traits such as responsibility, 包容性, 信任, and leadership is intentionally filtered throughout the curriculum. 选项 keep them open-minded and nimble while learning the many roles, 好处, and opportunities being physically active can have.
Success and failure are not the drivers: It’s about putting yourself out there.
The athletics program in 中学 is designed to give students as much exposure and active playing time as possible. Simultaneous 游戏 keep students energized and give them equal turns. Though the clock is running, the scoreboard is not, making the 游戏 a lot more fun and fluid. Competing in team sports with a no-cut policy brings them the freedom to try whatever they choose. 学生获得实践, 团队价值观, and go on to become enthusiastic participants of 上学校 athletics.
Though the clock is running, the scoreboard is not.
Students take charge of their wellness
Nightingale takes the importance of a balanced state of physical, 精神, and social well-being very seriously. 在一年一度的健康日, the 上学校 has expert-led workshops on everything from healthy cooking to healthy relationships, 关注乳房健康. Students find essential resources to take ownership of their health while preparing for a life of well-being beyond the blue doors.
Expert-led workshops on everything from healthy cooking to healthy relationships.
上学校 students choose four activities to pursue each year. Students are encouraged to take ownership of their education and choose activities they want to try or feel connected to. Students use Central Park for running and ice skating as well as local playgrounds and 健身 centers for activities like Parkour. New York becomes their PE classroom.
Students are encouraged to take ownership of their education and choose activities they want to try.
上学校 students can compete for spots on 12 varsity and JV athletic teams. Sports are played at Nightingale in three seasons, and tryouts are held before each begins. The Nighthawks compete as part of the Athletic Association of Independent Schools (AAIS) of New York and have won recent championships in cross-country, 长曲棍球, 和网球.
View our 体育日历 to see practice and game schedules for each of our teams.