kis·met -- noun, often capitalized \ˈkiz-ˌmet, -mət\: a power that is believed to control what happens in the future "They always said that it was kismet that they met in Media I at KIS."
KISMET -- acronym (Kyiv International School Media Education Team)
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Fitness Students of the Quintile
By: Tim Roby
You may or may not have seen it posted on the Secondary PE
bulletin, outside of the PE office or read about it in the Kozak Korner; It
being the Fitness Student of the Quintile.
When I noticed this one day, I became interested and wanted to find out more
details. I decided to ask Mr. Peace what this award was all about.
Mr. Peace said that he came up with this award “to bring attention to the importance of
fitness for one’s life long health and happiness mentally, emotionally and
Mr. Peace stressed that it is important to have a “good balance” with one’s body, mind and
spirit. Regular fitness workouts allow one to stay competitive in whatever
sports they may partake. Fitness is also important to enable one to participate
safely in sports without injuries. Even if you do not participate in sports
regularly, regular fitness workouts are still vital to stay in shape and for overall good health. Mr. Peace used Kobe Bryant, one of the best
current professional basketball players, as an example of this, saying how he
has been able to stay competitive at the highest level of professional sports
for so long because of his “superb
In order for one to receive this Fitness Student of the Quintile award, the student must be almost
perfect in all four of the different categories:attendance,
chapter book tests, participation in all fitness activities and sportsmanship.
This means, for instance, that even if a student is an exceptional athlete, but
they fail to get an A on the PE book tests
or miss several classes, or do not show the proper sportsmanship, they will most
likely lose their chance of being recognized and receiving this award.
Only one boy and girl with the best standing in all four of
these categories are recognized and receive this award each quintile. The
students who have received this award thus far have been Roman and Helena from
the first quintile and Daniel and Amber from the second quintile. Mr. Peace
expressed how proud he was of these students and their achievements, as should
For any more information about Fitness Student of the Quintile, please contact Mr. Peace in the PE
office by the gyms or at firstname.lastname@example.org.