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Mr. Bill Mulchrone, Gym

Hi.  My names is Bill Mulchrone and I teach Physical Education or Gym.  I was a former football coach here at St. John Fisher for a number of years and I currently coach football for St. Rita High School.  My daughter Ella is a recent former Falcon, graduated the class of 2019.  I am very excited to be the Gym teacher and to get to know all of your children.

1st and 2nd grade gym activities for remote learning

Posted on Jan 06, 2021

Pick out 2 activities from the Go Noodle website

and follow along with the video. 

new school year

Posted on Sep 09, 2020


Hello Everyone,

Welcome back to the new school year. I am excited to 

see all the students back in the building . Even though 

things are a little different, I am excited about all the

possibilities that we have in front of us.

Gym will be different this school year, at least at the

beginning.  Limited equipment usage will be in effect

for the time being but we will work around this rule by 

playing games that do not require much equipment.

Hopefully, things will be back to normal soon and

we all can move forward. Stay active and eat healthy!!



Year End

Posted on May 26, 2020

Hi Falcons!

Congratulations to all the 8th graders. You are entering

the next chapter of your life and I wish all of you the best.

I appreciate all of you and hope you learned something

during this e-learning process. Staying active and eating

 healthy are important for your body throughout your life.

Remember you are always FALCONS! Keep SOARING!

Looking forward to seeing all the rest of you in the Fall.

Have a great summer and stay active.

PK-4th PE

Posted on May 26, 2020

Hi Falcons!

We are wrapping up this school year.

Summer is almost here. Remember to stay active

 through out the summer. I hope the activities and

videos that were posted, kept you active during

this e-learning experience.

Looking forward to seeing all of you in the fall.

Have a great summer. Keep soaring FALCONS!


Posted on May 11, 2020

Hi Falcons,

Good job everyone on your Food Group Log.

There are some healthy eating Falcons!

Food plays an important part in our overall health

and fitness.  You are what you eat, as the saying goes.

I have attached a link above that has activities to help both 

mind and body. Just start from the 11th and continue until the 

end of the month.


PK-4th PE

Posted on May 11, 2020

Hi Falcons,

I hope everyone is eating healthy and staying active.

As we wind down this school year, lets be thankful for all we have.

I have attached the link above. It is a fitness calendar to assist 

you with activities until the end of the month.


5th-8th PE

Posted on May 04, 2020

Hi Falcons.

Everyone has been doing some very good work.

Keep it up! Eating healthy and staying active.

This is how Falcons Soar.

This week we are continuing with the food groups by keeping

a daily log of the foods you have eaten. Exercising is very important

and foods from the different groups will provide you with the energy

you need.

Have a good week Falcons.


Posted on May 04, 2020

Hey Falcons. 

I see many of you outside riding bikes, shooing baskets and playing

games. Keep it up! Since the weather is getting better we will be

able to get outside more and do different activities to stay active.

Feel free to email me and let me know how you have been staying

active. If the weather is not nice continue to watch your favorite 

exercise video.


Staying Active Video

Posted on Apr 29, 2020


use this link to see how I have been staying active

Extra Credit to those who can explain how I can still do this skill after not doing it for 35 years. 

i.e. riding a bike 


5th-8th PE

Posted on Apr 26, 2020

Hi Everyone,

I hope you are staying active and healthy. 

Thank you to everyone who finished the PE at home project.

There were many very good ones, which I commented on 

while grading. Special shout-out to Annie Croker. Her project was


This weeks project to include"

-Tell me about the 5 food groups (what they are and three examples of the foods in each group)

-How does a balanced diet benefit your health and physical endurance?



Posted on Apr 26, 2020

Hi everyone!

I hope you are all staying active and healthy'

This week I am recommending Go Noodle Indoor recess video.

There are many more selections on this site. Feel free to select another

video if you wish. Before we start are video, lets warm-up with: 

-20 sit ups

-20 jumping jacks

-10 push ups

Keep soaring Falcons!

Gym week of 04/20

Posted on Apr 21, 2020

Hello everyone,

Hope you had a relaxing break. I wish we were going back to school,

but that is not the case. Continue staying active with videos or by playing

games with your brothers or sisters. I will post some different things to do

next week. Feel free to sent me a video of you staying active. I would love 

to hear from you. Keep soaring like Falcons! We will get through this.

As I ride my bike through the neighborhood, I have see many of you out 

being active which is excellent. Keep up the good work!

Mr. Mulchrone

Pk-3 PE Activities

Posted on Apr 07, 2020

week of April 6

Posted on Apr 04, 2020

Thanks everyone who joined Google Classroom last week.

If you have not yet joined here is the code again (ghlprdt).

If you want credit for last week you need to join. 

Your next assignment is in Google Classroom.

Feel free to be as creative as you like.

PE Activities - Week of March 30th

Posted on Mar 28, 2020

Hi students, 

Please begin this week by joining your Google Classroom. 

Classroom Codes:

  • PK-4: hdc2zng
  • 5-8: ghlprdt

Your first assignment is posted. Please follow the instructions listed there.

For younger students, I have provided suggested videos. If your childs has a different favorite video, that is fine. Staying active is most important. 

Please share your feedback with me. 

Have a great week, 

Mr. Mulchrone 

E-Learning with Mr. Mulchrone

Posted on Mar 20, 2020

Dear Parents and Students, with schools across the country dismissing for weeks due to COVID-19, parents and students have been thrust into the world of online or virtual learning. While academics are forefront in e-learning we must value the need to promote our physical and mental health. I've compiled the following resources to guide families and students at home to promote healthy living.

Allow for breaks – Online learning takes tremendous focus and brain power, so you are going to need to allow for breaks. These breaks should provide some physical activity. Activity can be simple, such as stretching, going for a walk, or using one of the included activities. Younger students will need more frequent breaks.

Home Physical Activities

Go Noodle for Families

Follow Along Dance Videos

Children Friendly Workout Videos

NFL Play 360 Move your character to explore a fun interactive environment and find football players! Add players to your roster, play catch with them, train with them, and prepare with them for competition. Open mystery boxes to collect footballs, hearts, and helmets to strengthen your players in training. Search for hidden objects to win PLAY 60 App you can: count steps, collect funky characters, workout your arms, legs, and heart with fun mini-exercises, pick your favorite NFL team, earn stars for a chance at the prize wheel, exercise and train your players to earn rewards, see your rank on the leaderboard, and run, jump, dance, and catch, and see your players do the same.

I will be following up next week to see how you are keeping active and ask for feedback on what sites you are enjoying.

Keep healthy and moving Falcons!

Mr. Mulchrone

New Year Blog

Posted on Jan 07, 2020

Happy New Year, Fisher Falcons! Welcome to the start of 2020. I have enjoyed working with all of your students this year, and I look forward to the start of a new decade for SJF Physical Education.

In the new year, our focus across all grade levels will be to:

- create a space for teamwork and collaboration

- strengthen the fundamental skills needed for physical well-being

- foster a positive, can-do attitude

As always, safety is our number one priority. It is important that students are held accountable for their behavior to ensure that everyone is able to learn in a safe, secure and positive learning environment.

With this in mind, the following disciplinary policies will be effective immediately for students in grades 5th-8th.

Minor Infractions:

Minor infractions include (but are not limited to) not following directions, failure to stay on task, talking out of turn, etc.

First Infraction will result in a verbal warning from the teacher.

Second Infraction will result in the issuing of a demerit.

Major infractions:

Major infractions include disrespect of any kind and any action that jeopardizes the safety of any member of the class. This includes misuse or damaging of gym material, physical contact towards another student, blatant disregard for the safety of other students. (An example of this would be throwing a ball at another student’s head)

Any major infraction will immediately result in a detention and a phone call/e-mail to the parent.

Positive Reinforcement

Ultimately, I believe that positive reinforcement is the best way to reward exemplary behavior. Students who meet all expectations will be rewarded with Falcon Tickets that can go toward our all-school positive behavior initiative “Super Falcons” where students are recognized monthly for exemplary behavior.

Most importantly, my hope is that students will have fun and enjoy their time in Gym Class. Through teamwork, positivity and safe behavior we can ensure a positive experience in 2020 and beyond.

As always, if you have any questions, please contact me at the school office or via email at