Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions

Physical Education I / Health (99010)

Grade Level: Freshmen
Prerequisite: None

Students will be exposed to a variety of individual and team sport activities. Students will learn rules and fundamentals, with an emphasis on teamwork and good sportsmanship. Through physical education students can begin to develop a healthy lifestyle that will benefit their bodies, spirit and minds. These activities can help students become healthy, successful citizens. The Health component will cover the individual as a whole, including mental/emotional, social and physical well-being. Students will be given the tools to make responsible choices that will have a positive effect on their health. Risk behaviors will be identified to empower the students to make the necessary changes to live a healthy life

Physical Education II / Driver’s Education (99020)

Grade Level: Sophomore
Prerequisite: None

Physical Education 2 is designed to promote life-long leisure activities by exposing students to a variety of team and individual sports such as: Badminton, Volleyball, Basketball, and Team Dodge ball. There is an emphasis on skill development, social teamwork and fitness evaluations that will empower students the knowledge and understanding for various life-long activities. Students will demonstrate the ability to perform basic and advanced skills and tactics to participate in various sporting activities. Drivers Education will cover the following key concepts: Traffic Laws and Regulations, The Affects of Alcohol/Drugs & Fatigue on Driving, Safety Belt & Restraint Usage, Proper Vehicle Speed and Directional Control, Construction Zone Safety, Aggressive Driving & Road Rage.

Physical Education III (99030) / Physical Education IV (99040)

Grade Level:   Junior, Senior
Prerequisite:  None        

A general Physical Education class which consists of traditional physical education activities; i.e. volleyball, soccer, football, basketball, floor hockey, etc. Individual activities may include track & field, badminton, bowling, golf etc., and lifetime activities such as fitness/aerobics and/or weightlifting.

Personal Fitness/Wellness (99420)

Grade Level:   Junior, Senior
Prerequisite:  None

In the Fitness and Wellness course, students will acquire knowledge of the benefits and principles of fitness, learn and apply self-management skills, and become physically active and build their fitness level. Our goal is to develop an independent decision maker capable of planning and implementing their own personal fitness program.

Advanced Weightlifting (98410)

Grade Level: Junior, Senior
Prerequisite: None

Muscular development, strength, flexibility, conditioning and proper nutrition will be the focus of this course. Basic weightlifting theory and techniques will be covered. Students will be required to participate in a comprehensive workout program and eventually develop their own.

Advanced Weightlifting II (98420)

Grade Level: Senior
Prerequisite: Advanced Weightlifting I

Emphasis will be on goal specific training programs; i.e. athletic improvement, bodybuilding, competition, etc. Includes aerobic conditioning and speed training.