Health/Physical Education

  • Health

    Students will understand and recognize importance of the decision-making process and community health practices that promote healthful lifestyles enhancing individual, family and community health.  Six priority areas include: promote healthful nutrition/dietary practices, physical fitness, and reduce/prevent tobacco use, drug/alcohol use, intentional and unintentional injuries and HIV/STD/unintentional pregnancies.  

     

    Fitness

    This class will encourage students to demonstrate skills involving lifelong fitness activities.  Each student will follow a personalized fitness plan that they will create.  This personal fitness plan will be shaped around the activities done in class.  Activities will include:  weight room, team sports, individual sports, and cardiovascular activities.  Students will understand how to create and implement a fitness plan throughout the semester.  This fitness plan will promote lifelong activities and benefit their overall physical fitness.  This is the required Physical Education class needed for graduation.

     

    PE 9 & 10

    This will be made up of 9th and 10th graders. Students will demonstrate their skills, physical activity level, and knowledge of the content by participating in a variety of activities such as: weight training, team sports, individual sports, recreational sports, and life-long activities.

     

     Senior High PE

    This will be made up of 11th& 12th graders. The course will offer the opportunity to participate in activities that can be performed throughout one’s life. Students will participate in a variety of individual and dual activities including: weight training, pickle ball, tennis, golf, bowling, cross country skiing, dance, aerobics, basketball, football, softball, volleyball, bocce ball and many more.

     

    STRENGTH and CONDITIONING

    Students will learn the practice the proper lifting techniques, proper safety procedures, machine lifting, free weights, and a variety of ways to condition. Students will develop a personal weight lifting program. The emphasis of this class will be based on safety, proper lifting, and a concept of total fitness training.

     

    LIFETIME WELLNESS PE

    Prerequisite: 1 Semester of Fitness

    Lifetime Wellness PE Elective is a PE course offered to students that are interested in improving their overall levels of individual wellness providing a combination of a balanced mixture of the following fitness techniques: yoga, Pilates, kettle ball, step aerobics, Taebo, P90X, circuit training, light weight lifting, walking/jogging, Zumba, relaxation and rejuvenation, and dance based workouts.  The goal of this class is to ensure that each student leaves feeling confident and comfortable to continue to utilize the wellness skills learned from this course throughout their lifetime.