Heatlh and Physical Education Courses
This course presents skills for wellness by providing accurate and thorough information that young people
need to make positive decisions about their health in the areas of physical health, mental health, social
health, drugs, nutrition, violence prevention, and exercise. In this course, students are encouraged to realize
the choices they make in the present affect their health through life.
Physical Education is an activity-based program offering both team and individual choices. An opportunity
for every individual to develop and use physical skills at their ability level is offered. The emphasis in the
physical education program is placed on movement and participation.
Fitness and Movement
This course is a combination of strength and aerobic activities interspersed with team games. An emphasis
is placed on students qualifying for the President’s Physical Fitness award. Events included are a one mile
run, push-up and curl-up tests, the sit and reach and a shuttle run.