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Physical Education

The purpose of physical education is to help students acquire the knowledge, processes, skills, and confidence needed to engage in meaningful physical activity both in the present and for a lifetime.  Each year the students are introduced to more challenging activities that lead into skills used in lifetime sports and fitness activities.  As a result of physical education instruction, the student will be able to do the following:

  • Demonstrate competence in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities.
  • Apply movement principles and concepts to learning and developing motor skills and specialized movement forms.
  • Achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of personal fitness.
  • Demonstrate responsible personal and social behaviors in physical activity settings.
  • Demonstrate a physically active lifestyle, including activity within and outside of the physical education setting.