Physical Education

Contact:  Coach Whitaker
    Jerilyn Rogers

PE Fit

The purpose of the P.E. program at Morningside is to provide students with physical activity during their class period, teach skills that will transfer into their daily lives, and to motivate children to be active and to make healthy choices throughout their lives

Mrs. Rogers & Coach Whitaker preparing for Field Day Fun
Coach Whitaker joined the Morningside family in 2016. He was born and raised in Fort Valley, GA and is a a graduate of Peach County high school. He completed his Health and Physical Education Degree at Georgia Southwestern State University. Coach Whitaker also has a Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Columbus State.

His teaching career started in Americus where he taught at Staley Middle School and Sumter County Intermediate School. He also coached football, baseball, and softball during his time in Americus.

Coach Whitaker is married to his lovely wife Laura who works for the Taylor County School system as a School Counselor and they have a beautiful daughter named Liza and a handsome son named Neal.
Mrs. Rogers

Fun Websites and Videos to Get Moving

Go Noodle

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