• Physical Education Department

     

    Physical Education (Grades 9-12), 0.5 Credit - Required

    This is an activity-oriented class with an emphasis on team activities. The class may include flag football, Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, pin dodgeball, Concordiaball, basketball, volleyball, floor hockey, team handball, kickball, Wiffle ball, and floor hockey among other activities. The class also includes, but it not limited to, stretching, agility, strength, and cardiovascular activities. A fitness test will be conducted at the beginning and end of the course. Course grade is based on participation and unit test scores. Fun and participation are stressed in the class.


    Health (Grades 9-12), 0.5 Credit - Required

    This course follows the Michigan Model for Health curriculum that has been adopted by the St. Louis Public School District. The emphasis in this class is on healthy lifestyles and positive life choices. Content will include basic human anatomy, proper nutrition, the benefits of a healthy and active lifestyle, drug and alcohol education, smoking education, abstinence-based sex education, self-esteem, and making positive life choices. Communication techniques will also be explored in order to encourage healthy relationship choices. As part of the course, students will also receive CPR and AED training. Course grade is based on homework, tests, and projects.


    Strength & Conditioning (Grades 9-12), 0.5/1.0 Credit - Elective

    This class is for the athlete who is committed to improving his/her overall athletic ability regardless of sport, age, or gender. The class is a comprehensive strength and conditioning program that improves all aspects of a student’s athletic performance including flexibility, agility, strength, speed, power, and hand-eye coordination. Periodic strength and conditioning testing is part of the course.


    Individual and Lifetime Activities (Grades 9-12), 0.5 Credit - Elective

    This is an activity-oriented class with an emphasis on individual and lifetime activities. The class may include walking/jogging, introductory weightlifting, tennis, Pickleball, golf, disc golf, badminton, golf, Cornhole, volleyball, softball, Ultimate Frisbee, and bowling among other activities. The class also includes, but it not limited to, stretching, agility, strength, and cardiovascular activities. Course grade is based on participation and unit test scores. Fun and participation are stressed in the class.