Health & Physical Education

HEALTH/PHYSICAL EDUCATION 1
Course #913 Credit 1
Required of: All Freshmen
Health and Physical Education units will be integrated together throughout the school year. We will begin our curriculum outside with introductory/ cooperative games. This will give incoming students the opportunity to become acclimated to the class, as well as, familiarize themselves with others in the class. We will begin our program with outside physical education activities such as soccer,touch or flag football,ultimate frisbee. We will transition inside with a health unit on gateway drugs.Then indoor activities such as volleyball,handball and wiffleball will take place. Our second health unit is nutrition and generally that occurs after the holidays. We return to activity with badminton, pickleball,eclipse ball, and basketball. Our final health unit covers mental health. As the weather turns to spring we will again go outdoors for track and field,softball,and tennis.

HEALTH/PHYSICAL EDUCATION 2
Course Level #923  Credit:1
Required of: All Sophomores
Health and Physical Education units will be integrated together throughout the school year. We will begin with a backyard games unit to acclimate the students to an activity class. We will move into touch football,soccer (indoor and outdoor weather permitting) ultimate frisbee, frisbee golf and possibly archery.When we move indoors as the weather turns we will start with a health unit on substance abuse. Indoor activities will include basketball, wiffleball, and handball. At the start of the third quarter we will focus on CPR and the ability to perform it. Students will have an opportunity to become certified in CPR if they choose to. Badminton and pickleball, eclipse ball, speedminton will follow. Volleyball and basketball will also be explored. Our final health unit on personal safety will be just before we return outside in the spring. Once outside we will participate in tennis,softball,track and field and possible lacrosse and golf.

SPORTS FITNESS
Course #123 Fall Level: * Credit: 1/2
Course #124 Spring
Open to: Juniors and Seniors
This course is designed for students who would like to continue their physical education experience. Students will have the opportunity to participate in some of their favorite team sports such as football, basketball, soccer and baseball. Students will also participate in tennis, badminton and archery when available. The Ross Fitness Center could at times be incorporated for various physical activities.

BUILD A BETTER BODY
Course #128 Fall Level: * Credit: 1/2
Course #129 Spring
Open to: Juniors and Seniors
This is a course based on creating healthy routines and methods for weight training. Students will need to develop and adjust their own fitness program throughout the course. This includes athletes who are in season and are expected to participate in each and every class. The instructor will help design the program and provide feedback on the correct training method. This will include safety, technique and optimal bodybuilding for their personal goals. Students may opt to take this for a full year.

RACKET AND NET SPORTS
Course #158 (Fall); Course #159 (Spring) Level: * Credit: 1/2
Open to: Junior and Seniors

This is a half year course offered in the fall and spring. Students will engage in net and racket activities such as tennis, badminton, pickle ball and speedminton. In the fall, volleyball would be included as a rainy day activity. In the spring, lacrosse would be included as an outdoor activity.

YOGA
Course #935 Fall Level: * Credit: 1/2
Course #936 Spring
Open to: Junior and Senior Students
This course is designed for students who would like to continue the physical education of their bodies in a lifetime based activity. Students would be expected to change and participate in each class to the best of their abilities. This includes athletes who are in season. This would be a participation/performance graded class. The instructor will go through the basic techniques of yoga and will build on the movements as the class progresses. A personal yoga mat will be required for participation. Students may opt to take this for a full year.

PE ASSISTANT
Course #125 Fall Level: * Credit: 1/2
Course #126 Spring
Open to: Juniors and Seniors
Prerequisite: Recommendation of the Department Chairperson
This course will be offered to those students who may be interested in pursuing a career in Health and Physical Education or related fields. The student should possess leadership skills and a mastery of physical skills with the ability to demonstrate the proper methods and techniques of the physical activities presented. The student will be assigned to one of the PE instructors as an assistant.