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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

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

COURSE SYLLABUS

 

 

Beth Hostetler                                     Mary Russell                                    Tyler Ludwig

(619)938-9279                                    (619)938-9280                                (619)938-9286

behostetler@guhsd.net                    mrussell@guhsd.net                         tludwig@guhsd.net

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

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.

 

FOCUS AREAS

Cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, body composition, team sports, and exercise philosophy.

Attendance, preparedness, and participation are students’ pathways to success.

Physical Education Model - Content Standards

Physical Fitness Testing

OBJECTIVES

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

2.      Attendance

3.      Participation in all activities.

4.      Fitness testing

5.      Cardio Run Days

6.      Written test/work

 

POINTS

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.

 

MEDICALS

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:

·         DATE

·         REASON

·         NUMBER OF DAYS EXCUSED

·         PARENT PHONE

·         PARENT / DOCTOR SIGNATURE

                 If no modification is available, then all points must be made up

MAKE UPS

·         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.

 

CITIZENSHIP/CONDUCT

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!

 

CLASS EXPECTATIONS

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                                             

                                                                      Football

                                                                      Rackets:  Tennis                                     

                                                                                                                                  Pickle ball, 

                                                                                                                                  Speedmitton  

 

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

5.      Flexibility

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.

 

 

 

 

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PARENT EMAIL                                                                        PARENT PHONE

 

 

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