Welcome to Mrs.Hostetler's website. Here you will find individual tabs for all my classes as well as links.
I have taught for 27 years, and have been at El Capitan for 19 years. I have 4 children, which have all have graduated from El Capitan.. I coach the girl's and boy's swim and dive team. I swam at S.D.S.U., and graduated from there with a kinesiology major. I have coached volleyball, soccer, and softball. I have 3 grandchildren. I love to workout and go to the beach. My motto: You only get one body, so take care of it.
EL CAPITAN HIGH SCHOOL
Beth Hostetler Mary Russell Tyler Ludwig
(619)938-9279 (619)938-9280 (619)938-9286
This class will offer students the opportunity to improve and maintain overall fitness levels through a variety of physical and mental activities. This class will also include preparation and testing for the California State Fitness Gram Test.
Cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, body composition, team sports, and exercise philosophy.
Attendance, preparedness, and participation are students’ pathways to success.
The student will:
1. Participate in a variety of fitness testing for personal improvement.
2. Participate in various fitness activities to enhance overall health/wellness.
3. Gain an overview of lifelong fitness.
4. Improve fitness level and self-esteem.
METHODS OF EVALUATION
1. Properly dressing out
3. Participation in all activities.
4. Fitness testing
5. Cardio Run Days
6. Written test/work
Points are accumulated for each progress report and will be added together for a final semester grade. Each day a student may earn up to 3 points through teacher assessment of the following: Punctual attendance, preparedness for activity, and participation.
Academic grading: 60% Participation 20% Fitness 20% Assessment
ROLL CALL PROCEDURES
Students are expected to report to roll call within 5 minutes after the tardy bell. Students are given 5 minutes to dress at the end of class. If students would like to shower, they must provide their own towels. Students will NOT be allowed to use the restroom during class, so please do so during your dress time.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION UNIFORM
1. ECHS PE uniform or athletic attire is recommended for health and safety.
2. No sleeveless shirts are allowed.
3. Shirts must be worn at all times, including to and from the locker room and to the
activity area. NO bare midriffs.
4. Shorts must be worn at the waistline, no lower, and should be at least mid-thigh in length. Any inappropriate display of undergarments is unacceptable and may result in a referral.
5. Athletic shoes and socks are recommended. No sandals, boots, slip- on, or hard soled shoes are allowed. Improper footwear will result in an automatic non suit.
6. For your own safety, footwear may be worn to and from the locker room to all facilities, including the pool and dance room.
7. Sweatpants and sweatshirts may be worn; however, students must also wear the shirt and shorts underneath. Jeans, pajamas, and other school pants are never acceptable.
8. Your last name must be visibly printed on the front of your shirt and shorts.
9. You may not wear another student’s PE clothes. This is considered a non suit and may result in a referral for theft.
10. Appropriate swimsuits are required for swim classes. Students must furnish their own towel. Filp-flops or shower shoes are also recommended. NO BARE FEET.
ATTENDANCE / PARTICIPATION POLICIES
All El Capitan High School Handbook policies will be enforced.
Excused absences = -3 points (make up possible)
non suit = -1 point
Truancy = -3 points (no makeup)
Suspension = -3 points (make up possible)
Nurse office = -3 points (make up possible)
P.E. LOANERS will be provided from P.E. locker room attendant daily.
1. Students with a medical note should come to class dressed in PE clothes with a note.
2. Doctor notes should specify your limitations and modifications.
3. Special assignments and / or a modified program may be implemented for long term injuries or medical condition.
NOTES SHOULD INCLUDE:
· NUMBER OF DAYS EXCUSED
· PARENT PHONE
· PARENT / DOCTOR SIGNATURE
If no modification is available, then all points must be made up
· Parent / medical notes and excused absences may be made up, and must be arranged with the instructor.
· Saturday school make ups throughout the school year will be determined.
Inappropriate citizenship leads to possible referrals. This includes defiance, poor sportsmanship, rudeness, name calling, disrespectful behavior, profanity, gum chewing or eating sunflower seeds, and refusal to participate in class activities.
Each mark lowers your citizenship 1/3 of a grade. A referral lowers your citizenship grade one full grade.
RESPECTFUL, COOPERATIVE BEHAVIOR IS EXPECTED AT ALL TIMES! This includes in the class, locker room, and general PE area!
1. Attend class.
2. Dress in proper P.E. clothes.
3. Be on time.
4. Finish all food/drinks before class. Water is allowed in class.
5. Refrain from talking when the teacher or classmate is talking.
6. Contribute positively to our environment and be respectful toward others.
7. Continue activity until the instructor dismisses you from class.
8. No profanity.
9. No gum!! No sunflower seeds!!
10. No electronic devices!! (That implies during class time!!)
11. No back packs.
ATTITUDE IS EVERYTHING!! MAKE THIS CLASS FUN AND BENEFICIAL TO YOU. YOU WILL GET OUT OF THIS CLASS WHATEVER YOU PUT INTO IT! SO…MAKE IT WORTH YOUR WHILE.
LOCKER ROOM EXPECTATIONS
1. No eating or drinking in the locker room.
2. You may not share lockers or locker combinations.
3. No horseplay.
4. Please help keep the locker room clean and throw your trash away.
5. No throwing items.
6. Be courteous to locker room attendants and other teachers
7. You are responsible for your belongings. Be sure to lock them up every day or someone will most likely walk off with them. Make sure you double check your lock before you leave.
8. After class, do not leave the designated area until the bell rings.
9. No cell phones or other electronic devices.
EVERYONE IS EXPECTED TO FOLLOW CLASS NORMS/EXPECTATIONS.
CLASS ACTIVITIES 9th GRADE SPORTS 10-12TH GRADE SPORTS
Flexibility (stretching) Swimming Semester One Jogging/running/sprinting Tumbling Physical Fitness Class
Core strength Self-Defense -Tone & Strength
Plyometrics Dance -Fitness
Quizzes/tests Volleyball Semester Two (Only the 10th graders)
Lab days Track & Field Sports: Soccer, Kickball
Basketball Ultimate Frisbee, Flag
CALIFORNIA STATE FITNESS GRAM TESTING
Students will prepare for the test throughout the first semester. The actual fitness gram test will be administered during the second semester. Students must pass 5 out of the 6 following physical fitness components.
1. Cardiovascular endurance
2. Body composition
3. Lower Back Hyperextension (trunk lift)
4. Abdominal strength
6. Upper body strength
I HAVE READ AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THE COURSE RULES AND EXPECTATIONS FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION. YOU CAN EXPECT MY FULL COOPERATION.
PLEASE SIGN AND RETURN THIS PAGE TO YOUR TEACHER.
STUDENT SIGNATURE DATE
STUDENT NAME (PRINT)
PARENT SIGNATURE DATE
PARENT NAME (PRINT)
PARENT EMAIL PARENT PHONE
P.E. TEACHER AND PERIOD________________________________________________________