Jim Barnes

Hello My Name Is...

Jim Barnes



I am highly qualified to to teach Health and Physical Education in all grades K-12.  I currently teach K-4 Physical Education at Lee Elementary and 5th-6th grade physical education at Richmond Middle School.


Post-Graduate Studies
Drake University
Coaching & Athletic Administration

Masters Degree

Marygrove College

Bachelors of Science
Eastern Michigan University
Physical Education and Health


I starting teaching in 2000.  I enjoy working with children of all ages, grade levels, and skill levels.  I enjoy physical education because the curriculum impacts the quality of life and quantity of life for all our students.  In addition to teaching, I have served the district and community in a variety of roles, including Head Basketball Coach, Athletic Coordinator, and Interim High School Assistant Principal.

Outside the Classroom:

Outside of my teaching duties, I enjoy spending time with my family.  I have over twenty-five years of experience coaching basketball (grade school, middle school, high school, college, professional) and continue to work with area teams and coaches.


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DEAM (Drop Everything And Move) Calendar for March

DEAM (Drop Everything And Move) Calendar for April

Packet for Grades K-1-2

Packet for Grades 3-4-5

Packet for Grades 6-7-8



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