Skills for life: Adapted PE swimming boosts students’ confidence

Adapted PE student Jeremiah Coates practices on Tuesday afternoon at Newton High School. He and other adapted PE students were preparing for the Flamingo Spring Fling, which will be Thursday morning. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now
By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now Judy Flaming had a former adapted physical education student who did so well in swimming that she made the school’s varsity team. Adapted PE is for students in the Harvey County Special Education Cooperative, and Flaming teaches PE to all the kids involved with the co-op in grades five through 12. This student had moved to Oklahoma. “She had been


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