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. The practice of leading a physically active lifestyle will bring about personal enjoyment, challenge, satisfaction, and a health-enhancing level of personal fitness. 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.