P.E. is an essential component of the education of children at Curtis. We strive to make our classes fun while teaching the fundamentals of motor skills and movement patterns, the elements of teamwork, the importance of personal responsibility, and the value of fitness.

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  • Fall Sports

    Flag Football
  • Winter Sports

  • Spring Sports

    Track & Field

Upper Elementary Athletics

Athletics at Curtis is a program of lively interscholastic team sports for all students in Grades 4-6. In addition to developing important physical and athletic skills, our students learn teamwork, resilience, and sportsmanship. They enjoy a special camaraderie, and as a result, Curtis athletics remains a treasured experience for our students long after graduation.

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  • Sports Night

    At the end of the school year, families are invited to join their student-athletes in Grades 4-6 for the well-loved and much anticipated tradition of Sports Night. The evening features athletic games for parents/guardians and students, followed by a hearty barbeque dinner on the Singleton Quad, Curtis alumni athlete speakers, and the presentation of team and individual awards.

Athletics Awards

Each year, the athletics faculty presents awards to our students for their achievement in a variety of categories, including physical fitness, league titles, and exceptional individual achievement. These awards are announced at the annual Sports Night awards celebration for Grades 4-6.

The following awards recognize individual students for distinction in specific areas:

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  • Fred Perry Award

    The Fred Perry Award is presented to the outstanding 6th Grade boy and the outstanding 6th Grade girl who are multi-sport athletes and exhibit a high level of athletic skill; demonstrate the finest qualities of sportsmanship; have the passion of a competitor; and by word and/or action raise the level of play of his or her teammates.
  • Sportsperson Award

    Sportsperson of the year is awarded to one boy and one girl in each grade (4-6) who, through actions and words, best reflect the ideals of sportsmanship in their interactions with teammates, coaches, opponents, officials, and other adults during both practices and games.
  • Decathlon Award

    The Decathlon Award is presented to one boy and one girl in each grade (4-6) who individually accumulate the most points in eight fitness and athletic events. The points are awarded based on the student's performance within his/her grade level.
  • David Pappin Competitive Spirit Award

    The David Pappin Competitive Spirit Award is presented to the athletes in Grades 4-6 who best demonstrate desire, effort, commitment, preparation, determination, and a positive attitude.
  • Butch Gross Award

    The Butch Gross Award is presented to the athlete who "demonstrates courage in spirit and is an inspiration to all."

Our Coaches

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  • Photo of Greg Patterson

    Greg Patterson 

    Director of Athletics
  • Photo of Karen Ochoa

    Karen Ochoa 

    Assistant Athletic Director / Physical Education Teacher
  • Photo of Raylene Mayer

    Raylene Mayer 

    Physical Education Teacher
  • Photo of Rio Saken

    Rio Saken 

    Physical Education Teacher
  • Photo of Hratch Bardekjian

    Hratch Bardekjian 

    Physical Education Teacher
  • Photo of Wayne  Henry

    Wayne  Henry 

    Physical Education Teacher
  • Photo of Ryan Spencer

    Ryan Spencer 

    Physical Education Teacher

Curtis School

15871 Mulholland Drive  ·  Los Angeles CA 90049