|Credit: .25 per semester
The objective of 11/12th grade physical education is to provide students with a variety of activities that expand their experience in various physical activities.
Students will select an area of focus to continue to study and demonstrate the state required components of physical education. Students will further develop their skills in movement, participate regularly in physical activities and lifelong activities, comprehend and apply the concepts of fitness, develop social relationships and gain an understanding of their individual fitness level. This course includes the state requirement of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training for all graduates.
The Health course is a one semester, state-mandated comprehensive course. Students are introduced to a spectrum of health-based topics. Areas of study include, but are not limited to the following: self esteem & mental health, hygiene, anatomy, exercise, nutrition, substance abuse, family life, control & prevention of disease, consumer choices, first aid, death/dying, environmental concerns, and human growth & development. Guest speakers from State & government agencies that provide heath resources are sometimes included. Interdisciplinary projects are a routine part of the health curriculum.
Wellness for Life
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