Union School Corporation

Mr. Gaff

Mr. Gaff

I have taught here at Union since 1983.  I currently teach 7th grade thru 10th grade Physical Education classes, an Elective P.E. class and 3 Industrial Technology classes.  I have been chosen as Union's MEC Star Teacher the past 2 years. 
Throughout the years I have also coached Track, Volleyball and Archery.  In Archery I was honored to coach a state champion.
 
You can reach me at [email protected] 
 
 
What is happening in class.
 
My Junior High Tech Class is currently designing and fabricating small scale wooden bridges that we will test to see how much weight they can hold.
My Constuction Class is currently working on personal projects.
My Metals Class is currently making a C-Clamp and designing their own aluminum foundry project that they will cast.
My P.E. classes are currently playing Basketball in class.
 
Virtual Day Assignments for Monday Feb. 17th 
 
Metals Class--Send me an email telling me what you liked about our field trip to the foundry.
 
Construction Class--Send me an email telling me why you chose to take this class.
 
Junior High Tech Class---Find at least 3 pictures of Valentines or Mothers Day projects that you would like to do in class and email them to me.  We will pick one as a class and do it next.
 
8th grade and 10th grade P.E. classes should send me an email detailing a 20 minute workout that you did today.
 
Elective P.E. needs to do an internet search and find out what your B.M.I. is for your height, weight and age.
 
All assignments are due by Feb. 24th.
 
Virtual Day Assignments for Monday February 3rd
 
Metals Class--Send me an email telling me what you would like to do for your first foundry project after the c-clamp.  Send me a picture if possible.
 
Construction Class--Send me an email telling me what you would like to learn in this class that we have not covered yet.
 
Junior High Tech Class---Find at least 3 pictures of Valentines or Mothers Day projects that you would like to do in class and email them to me.  We will pick one as a class and do it next.
 
8th grade and 10th grade P.E. classes should send me an email detailing a 20 minute workout that you did today.
 
Elective P.E. needs to do an internet search and find an activity/place that we could do as a field trip.
All assignments are due by February 8th.
 
Virtual Day Assignments for Friday Feb. 1st
Metals Class--Send me 3 pictures of projects(from Pinterest?) that you would like to do for your welding assignment when we get to that unit.
 
Construction Class--Send me an email detailing how polebarn framing differs from house framing.
 
Junior High Tech Class---Find a video of tower building and email it to me.
 
8th grade and 10th grade P.E. classes should send me an email detailing a 20 minute workout that you did today.
 
Elective P.E. find a video of an ab workout you would like to try in class on lifting day.
 
Virtual Day Assignments for Monday Feb. 11th  
 
All morning shop classes should work on drawing plans for their next classroom project.
 
The Junior High Tech class should email me at least 2 pictures of a CO2 car project they would like to make.
 
All afternoon P.E. classes should email 4 questions pertaining to rules for the game of Soccer.
We will start our Soccer unit on Tuesday. 
 
Virtual Day Assignments for Monday Feb. 18th 
1st and 3rd period shop classes should email me a picture of a Mother's Day project they would like to make. 
 
The Junior High Tech class should email me at least 2 pictures of a Mother's Day project they would like to make.
 
All afternoon P.E. classes should email 4 questions pertaining to rules for the game of Team Handball.
We will start our Team Handball unit on Tuesday. 
 
Virtual Day Assignments for Wednesday Feb. 20th  
1st and 3rd period shop classes should send me an email briefly explaining shop safety.
 
The Junior High Tech class should send me an email briefly explaining what 3D printing is.
 
All afternoon P.E. classes should send me an email briefly explaining how to play Team Handball as if I have never played it before.
We will start our Team Handball unit on Tuesday.
 
 
 
If you have any questions about your childs grade or what they are doing in class you can reach me at  [email protected]