Physical Education

Fostering a students sense of health and fitness, while promoting an active lifestyle

Curriculum

  • Courses incorporate wellness training, as well as participation in individual and team sports.
  • Physical Education classes keep students moving with sports and activities including archery, badminton, basketball, flag football, floor hockey, soccer, softball, volleyball and weight training.
  • Students need to earn two credits in Physical Education to meet the graduation requirement, including one half-credit in Health.
  • Grades in Physical Education count towards a student’s GPA.

Leaders Prep and Physical Education (PE) Leaders

  • Students apply for Leaders Prep during their sophomore year.
  • Leaders Prep prepares select juniors for PE Leaders during their senior year.
  • The program teaches students discipline, organization, as well as critical thinking skills.
  • Students gain confidence as PE Leaders, instructing their peers in various physical activities.
  • Working with PE faculty, PE Leaders develop lesson plans, tests and quizzes.

Lower-Level Physical Education Classes

  • allow freshmen an opportunity to develop the skills for more advanced PE classes;
  • prepares students for upper levels by teaching the rules and basic understanding of the game.

Upper-Level PE Classes

  • With the skills learned freshman year, class activities focus on building team work.

Health

  • The required Health class covers topics affecting teens during high school years, including alcohol, tobacco, drugs, sex and stress.
  • Students will differentiate between healthy and unhealthy consequences to the choices they make.

Fitness Center

  • Concentrating on fitness, students develop their own programs to meet their fitness needs and goals.
  • Students determine how to work out for toning, strength and weight loss.