Physical Education/Health Education----UPSM Middle School

I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle - victorious.  Vince Lombardi

Welcome to the Department of Physical Education at University Prep Science and Math!  The physical education program aims to promote healthy lifestyle for students and therefore advocates participation in activities that are enjoyable and healthy. Students at the middle school will participate in team sports and fitness activities that will help the students appreciate the importance of regular participation in health and fitness related activities. Students will acquire knowledge, motor skills, and social/personal skills needed for participation in lifelong physical activities.
The Department of Physical Education at University Prep Science and Math School follows State of Michigan Standards/Benchamarks and Grade Level Content Expectations. The physical education program aims at developing each student into a physically educated person. Students will be able to participate in health-enhancing physical activities, and:
1) demonstrate competence in selected motor skills;
2) Assess, achieves, and maintains physical fitness;
3) Apply cognitive concepts in making wise lifestyle choices; and
4) Exhibit appropriate personal-social character traits while participating in physical activity.