Physical Education/Health Department

Requirements: 1 semester (1/2 credit) of P.E. and 1 semester (1/2 credit) of Health


Physical Education 1

            
    Grade:  9-10                            Credit:½ per semester
 
    Prerequisite:  None

Description:  Physical education class meets the MME requirements for high school graduation.  Students in this course will address various motor skills as well as the five health-related components of fitness.  In addition, Students will assess, achieve,and maintain an appropriate level of physical fitness.  Each student will also apply cognitive concepts in making wise lifestyle choices, and exhibit appropriate personal and social character traits while participating in physical activity. 

Personal Fitness and Conditioning

    Grade:  10–12                          Credit: ½ per semester

    Prerequisite:  Must pass Physical Education 1

Description:  This class is designed for the student who has the desire to improve overall muscle strength and cardiovascular endurance.  Self-improvement through the use of weights, resistance training, and various cardiovascular aerobic and anaerobic styles of training will be promoted.Elements of dance will be explored. Components of power, speed, agility, and coordination are included with the various units of study.

Advanced Physical Education

           
    Grade:  10–12                          Credit:  ½ per semester

    Prerequisite:  Must pass Physical Education 1

Description:  This class is designed for the student who wishes to continue pursuits in individual and team games and activities.  Traditional sports as well as cooperative activities are utilized.  In addition,Students will explore the concepts of individualized physical fitness.  Self-improvement through the use of weights,resistance training, and various cardiovascular aerobic and anaerobic styles of training will be promoted

Sports Tech

            
    Grade:  10–12                          Credit:½ per semester

    Prerequisite:  Must pass Physical Education 1 AND permission from the instructor.

Description:  This class is offered for female and male students who are experienced athletes and involved in interscholastic athletics.  In this course, students will participate in activities that will enhance sport-specific skills, and they will participate in strengthening activities that will enhance athletic performance.  Students will also participate in classroom activities that address concepts that are inherent to sport, such as leadership, teamwork, and sport psychology.

Dance

    Grade:  9-12                            Credit:  ½ per semester

    Prerequisite:  None

DescriptionThis course will provide the student with fundamental to advanced dance skills.  Further, this course will develop student appreciation of dance as an art form and lifetime activity.  The student shall develop kinesthetic awareness, movement memory, creative potential and aesthetic appreciation of the various dance forms.  This course shall also enhance the development of and maintenance of physical fitness and self-confidence through the use of the body by providing informal showings during class, as well as, having an opportunity to perform in a live concert at the end of the spring semester. This course may be taken multiple semesters.

Health

           
    Grade:  9-12                            Credit:  ½ per semester

    Prerequisite:  None

Description:  This course gives students a background in areas of wellness and lifestyle choices.  Disease prevention, current health issues, drug and alcohol dangers, and first aid are covered.  Also covered are sexual health issues including the benefits of abstinence and the risks of STD’s and teen pregnancy.



Health 2

    Grade:  9-12                            Credit:  ½ per semester

    Prerequisite:  Health

Description:  This course is designed to be an extension of the Health 1 graduation requirement.  Topics covering a variety of wellness will be studied and explored in greater detail. Major areas of study will include different aspects of mental, physical,social, and emotional health. Specific topics will include but will not be limited to: Personal relationships, Leadership, Nutrition, Fitness program design and implementation, Drug & Alcohol abuse awareness and prevention.  The societal impact of health related issues on society will be explored.

 Individual and collaborative projects will be required. This is a 1 semester course. 

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