Physical Education/Health Courses

Grade 6 Health and Physical Education
Course Credit:0
Duration:Half Year

Physical Education is skill-based with a focus on team sports and physical fitness. Students will build on past skills and learn more advanced ones. Activities include: fitness, field hockey, volleyball, weight training, softball, flag football, lacrosse, badminton and tumbling.


Grade 7 Health and Physical Education
Course Credit:0
Duration:Half Year

Physical Education is skill-based with a focus on team sports and physical fitness. Students will continue to build on past skills as well as work on developing more advanced skills. Activities include: fitness, field hockey, volleyball, basketball, floor hockey, softball, soccer, weight training and tumbling.


Grade 8 Health and Physical Education
Course Credit:0
Duration:Half Year

Physical Education is skill-based with a focus on team and individual sports as well as on physical fitness. Students will continue to build on past skills as well as work on improving more advanced skills. Activities include: fitness, flag football, volleyball, weight training, floor hockey, lacrosse, badminton and speedball.


Health/Physical Education (Grades 9 - 12)
Course Credit:1/2-1
Duration:Half year/Full year

High School students are required to take two years of Physical Education. At the high school level, students usually get to choose their activity based on the teacher, student interest, and the season. This course will review and introduce skills and strategies that are needed to participate in team and individual sports. Some possible activities include: flag football, soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, basketball, tennis, badminton, golf, and softball. A unit will be given to all students where he/she will choose aerobics or the weight room. High school students are required to take a final exam at the end of the year that is based on rules, skills, and strategies.


Health/Wellness
Course Credit:1/2
Duration:Half year/Full year

This introductory course will examine wellness models and theories in relation to self and others. The course will cover health topics including nutrition, substance abuse prevention, mental health, stress, relationships, and teen decisions. The course will also explore attitudes, thoughts and beliefs effected by cultural norms. This course will be offered as a half year course which can be taken either first or second semester. It may also be offered every other day for the full year.



Physical Education/Health Department