Physical Education

GRADUATION REQUIREMENT: All students are required to pass a minimum of one credit of Physical Education to graduate.

  • Two semester of PE

GRADUATION REQUIREMENT: All students are required to pass a minimum of one half credit of Health to graduate.

Course Descriptions

Health

Grade: 9-12 Credit: 0.5 Health Length: Semester

Prerequisite: none

Course Description: This required course will emphasize decision making skills and life lessons which are necessary in one's personal health behavior. Students will examine health issues and topics, such as, wellness, mental health, stress, relationships, disease prevention, substance abuse and prevention, safety and first aid, nutrition, and community and environmental health.

Physical Education

Grade: 9-12 Credit: 0.5 PE Length: Semester

Prerequisite: none

Course Description: The main focus of this required course is introducing various game concepts in several sports and individual activities. Units that may be included are flag football, volleyball, lacrosse, fitness, weight training, soccer, floor hockey, swimming, basketball, softball/baseball, team handball, badminton, pickle ball, and ultimate Frisbee. Students will be expected to complete written work, skills testing, and participate in class activities. Students are required to take two semesters of Physical Education. Students are required to bring a change of clothes and shoes for class.

Elective Team Sports

Grade: 10-12 Credit: 0.5 Physical Education Length: Semester

Prerequisite: Successful completion of two semesters of Physical Education or teacher recommendation

Course Description: The main focus of this course is team sports and individual activities. Units that may be included are flag football, volleyball, lacrosse, fitness, weight training, soccer, floor hockey, water unit, basketball, softball, team handball, badminton, pickle ball, and ultimate Frisbee. Ongoing assessment includes both written and performance-based skill evaluations. This is a co-educational class setting. Students are required to bring a change of clothes and shoes for class. Self-motivation is important to this course.

Weight Training

Grade: 10-12 Credit: 0.5 Physical Education Length: Semester

Prerequisite: Successful completion of two semesters of Physical Education or teacher recommendation

Course Description: This course will instruct safety procedures in the weight room, as well as proper warm-up and cool-down methods. Students will learn the fundamentals of weight lifting and follow a workout plan. Students are required to keep a notebook with exercises and chart progress. Ongoing assessment includes both written and performance-based skill evaluations. This is a co-educational class setting. Students are required to bring a change of clothes and shoes for class. Self-motivation is important to this course.

Pre-Season Sports Training

Grade: 10-12 Credit: 0.5 Physical Education Length: Semester

Prerequisite: Must play a sport and have a recommendation from your coach or PE teacher

Course Description: This is a co-educational course that offers a variety of sport-specific training in both weight training and plyometrics. This is designed to be a high intensity class to prepare athletes for the upcoming or current athletic season. You must have played a sport specific to a certain season to be eligible for this class.