PETE Immersion Project

Physical Education Student Association
Joplin, MO Tornado Relief Effort
St. Mary's Elementary School Physical Education Supply Drive

The Physical Education Student Association (PESA) will be collecting physical education supplies and equipment to be donated to St. Mary's Elementary School in Joplin, MO, which was destroyed by an F5 tornado on May 22, 2011. All donations are tax-deductible. Drop off donations to HP 202 or send to Dr. Amber Phillips (HP 313M). Contact PESA President Lizz Ulrich with any questions.

Suggested Items for Donations:

Money (payable to Adopt-A-Classroom)

Hula hoops

Jump ropes

Bean bags

Wii system (for rainy days)

Wii remotes

Wii games (requiring physical activity)

Ball carts

Ball racks

Small coated foam balls (all shapes and sizes- like nerf balls)

Small balls (tennis balls, foam balls, yarn balls, etc.)

Pennies (jerseys)

Scooters (the kind you sit on)


Electric pump


Foam disks


Scoop sets

Tunnels (collapsible)

Storage (they are sharing a school with the high school for at least 2 years)


Tumbling mats

Portable goals (multi-purpose, soccer/field hockey)

Whiffle bats

Whiffle balls

Flags (for flag football)

Batting Tee



Fitness/Exercise DVDs (for children)

Music for children

Physical education curriculum books

Thank you on behalf of PESA and St Mary's Elementary.

Dr. Amber Phillips

Amber Phillips, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Physical Education Teacher Education
Ball State University
School of Exercise, Sport, & Exercise Science
Muncie, IN 47306

School of Physical Education, Sport, & Exercise Science
Health and Physical Activity Building (HP), Room 360
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m-5 p.m. Monday-Friday (Summer Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Phone: 765-285-8746
Fax: 765-285-8254