Tuttle School offers the opportunity for students eight years and older to participate on the Tuttle School Special Olympics team. Tuttle School participates in the following Special Olympics events: Basketball, Volleyball, Bowling, Track, Tennis and Bocce Ball. There are no tryouts and everyone is accepted and part of the team.
- Students prepare year round for the Special Olympics. Our Special Olympics coaches are also the Tuttle School Physical Education teachers.
- Students younger than eight years old may participate in the Youth Athletic Program (YAP). The program is designed to engage the children in physical activity, promote the importance of making healthy choices, and gain an understanding and a love for various sports.
- All practices occur during the school day. Tuttle School participates in Region IV area events only.
- Participation is optional though encouraged.
Special Olympics Motto
Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.
- Students focus on gross and perceptual motor skill development as well as fitness and sports skills on an individualized and team basis.
- Students are encouraged to use their pragmatic and social skills during physical education classes through learning activities, games and interactions with others.
- Tuttle School strives to create an environment where children feel comfortable to attempt challenges and know they are supported.
“I did it!”
“Accomplishment, great or small, has immeasurable long lasting, life-altering, positive effects. There is nothing more exhilarating then witnessing a child defeat the odds.” – Tuttle School Teacher