Physical Education Department
Physical Education (9-12) .5 – 1 Cr. (1 Cr. PE required)
This is an activity-oriented class with emphasis on life-time, carry –over activities. The class may include softball, flag football, tennis, floor hockey, basketball, basketball, volleyball, badminton, introduction to weight training, paddle ball, croquet, bocce ball, horseshoes, disc golf, or softball, depending on the trimester enrolled in. Fun and participation are stressed rather than a win-or-lose situation. The class also includes, but is not limited to, stretching, agility (DOT drill) and cardiovascular (running) activities.
Weight Lifting & Conditioning (9-12) .5 Cr. – 1 Cr.
This is a class that requires great effort from the students that become involved. The class teaches proper lifting technique and the importance of becoming more agile. The class consists of weight training, stretching, running, and agility work. This is a great class to become more familiar with exercises to maintain a healthy life style and improve your strength and conditioning for your specific sport.
Health (9-12) .5 Cr. Required
This is a class that a student can become certified in Adult, Child and Infant CPR and AED. The student can also become certified in First Aid. The class is instructed by a Red Cross certified instructor. The class also includes healthy life styles and nutrition. Content will include self-esteem, drug and alcohol education, decision making, abstinence based sex education, making good choices, good nutritional habits, appropriate exercise habits and smoking information. We will explore ways to extend the healthy habits of a long life. Students will have practical experiences to promote a child’s physical, social, intellectual and emotional development. The responsibilities of parenthood will be emphasized along with basic child development.
Communication techniques will be explored to encourage healthy relationship choices.