Physical / Health Education
The Physical Education program emphasizes that physical activity is an essential part of overall health. Physical Education provides a solid foundation for learning the benefits of an active lifestyle and positive effects of being physically fit. Students will have opportunities to learn and practice lifelong habits and healthful behaviors. Ninth and tenth grade students will participate in one term/semester of pool which will concentrate on Red Cross Level V swim techniques and practices. Students will also spend one marking period in a health class, which is a component to many of the skills and concepts that are reinforced in the physical education classes. All Grades will spend one term in the Wellness Center taking part in a cardiovascular and strength program that will help them in the future for life-long health. In addition, students are taught nutrition, wellness, and good decision-making as part of an overall balanced and healthful life (1QP each course).
Special Education students who are enrolled in the P.A.S.S. course will meet for P.A.S.S. every other day, and will share every other day of their academic cycles with PE / Health. Therefore, they will receive 0.5 credits for P.A.S.S. and 0.5 credits for PE/Health.