Physical Education

Physical Education I

Grades 9-10                                                                                                   1/2 credit

Students will participate in a variety of movement activities.  Content will include individual and team sports, assessing and improving physical fitness, weight room instruction, & cooperative and competitive games.  In addition to movement skills, students will work to demonstrate self-management skills, teamwork and good sportsmanship, & knowledge of rules and procedures. 

The ultimate goal of PE is to provide students with the knowledge, skills, fitness, and attitudes needed to lead a healthy lifestyle. 

Physical Education II

Grades 10-12                                                                                                 1/2 credit

Prerequisite:  Physical Education I

Many favorite activities from Physical Education I will be included in this course.  Content will include individual and team sports, assessing and improving physical fitness, weight room instruction, cooperative and competitive games.

Students will participate in games at an advanced level of competitive play.

Physical Training

Grades 10-12                                                                                                 1/2 credit

This course is designed for students to assess and improve their levels of physical fitness.  Students will define individual fitness goals and create a long-term program to achieve them.  Record-keeping skills will help students to monitor their progress.  All five health-related physical fitness components will be addressed (cardiovascular, strength, endurance, flexibility, and body composition).  Students will train every day.  Workouts will include weight room work, yoga, aerobic work, plyometric exercises, and more. 

*Students may earn up to 2 1/2 elective credits in physical education.  No more than one physical education class may be taken per semester.