• Physical Education


    Health/Safety Education-Driver Education

    Specific units in health include fitness, wellness and first aid. The driver education component includes the thirty hours of classroom instruction required of a state approved driver-training program. Students desiring behind-the-wheel instruction need to arrange separately for it. Students in grades 11 or 12 who wish to take only the driver education course should make special arrangements with the guidance counselor. Required for 10th grade. First or second semester course for grade 10.

    Health—9

    Classroom units include injury prevention and safety, individual growth and development, substance abuse, personal health, nutrition and exercise. Required for all 9th graders. First or second semester course for grade 9.

    Physical Education-9

    This course introduces students to a variety of team and lifetime sports activities. The following individual and team sports will be offered: fitness and weight training, football, softball, soccer, basketball, and volleyball. Required for all 9th grade students. First or second semester course for grade 9.
    Physical Education-10 This course encourages students to develop a lifetime fitness plan that will meet their personal needs. The following individual and team sports will be offered: tennis, speedball, volleyball, weight training, team handball, badminton, and outdoor education. Required. First or second semester course for grade 10.

    Fall Team Sports

    The major team sports in this unit include basketball, touch or flag football, soccer, softball, street hockey, and volleyball. Each student will be required to dress-out and participate in the activity selected for that day. This will be an exciting class for persons who enjoy playing team sports and want to get in shape at the same time. This class is not geared for the varsity athlete who wants to perfect his/her skills so they can compete at the varsity level. First semester course for grades 11 and 12.

    Spring Team Sports

    The major team sports in this unit include indoor/outdoor soccer, basketball, volleyball, street hockey, and styx ball (lacrosse). Each student will be required to dress-out and participate in the activity selected for that day. This will be an exciting class for persons who enjoy playing team sports and want to get in shape at the same time. This class is not geared for the varsity athlete who wants to perfect his/her skills in order to compete at the varsity level. Second semester course for grades 11 and 12.

    Weight Training & Conditioning

    The emphasis on this class will be on physical fitness (cardiovascular endurance) and weight training. Each student will participate in a circuit-type weight training program geared for his/her own personal needs and abilities. The purpose of this class will be to develop and maintain a high level of cardiovascular endurance and good muscle tone throughout the body. Each student will be evaluated on his/her own merit and they will not be compared to other students in the class. A great class for persons who like the challenge of setting personal goals and are willing to work hard to reach those goals. First or second semester for grades 11 and 12.

    Weight Training & Conditioning II

    For students who wish to continue their program beyond the first course. First or second semester for grades 11 and 12.

    Weight Training & Conditioning III

    For students who wish to continue their program beyond the second course. First or second semester for grades 11 and 12.

    Racquet Sports

    The sports involved in this introductory class will be tennis, badminton, floor tennis and ping pong. This will be an exciting class for persons who enjoy racquet sports and want to improve their eye-hand coordination and want to improve conditioning. This class is not geared for the varsity athlete who wants to perfect his/her skills so they can compete at the varsity level. First or second semester for grades 11-12.