Marion Elementary School

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Our mission is to help guide students to become physically literate so they can enjoy a healthy-lifestyle now and in the future. Development of skills, knowledge, and a desire to make healthy choice are important objectives implemented through out our curriculum in order to reach program goals.The use of research based curriculum and programs will help align our goals with that of the classroom so students will receive a full education.
About the Teacher
Andrew Denton received a bachelors degree in Physical Education from Appalachian State University. He is a member of North Carolina's Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance and Shape America. He started his teaching career at Marion Elementary School in August of 2011. Andrew was named teacher of the Year for the 2015-2016 academic school year. Outside of teaching, he has been a high school football coach for 8 years and a high school track coach for 4 years. He currently coaches at McDowell High School. He is a Member of the North Carolina Coaches Association.