Physical and Health Education
A variety of skills and activities are presented, with an emphasis on preparing students for a lifetime of healthful and enjoyable physical activities. Activities are chosen based upon their cognitive, affective, psychomotor and social benefits, with a focus on cooperative learning and differentiated instruction. Required each semester, grades 9 – 12. 2 days/cycle, alpha, level 1.
In this course, students study the areas of mental health, coping techniques, problem-solving, relationships, nutrition, substance abuse, body systems, consumer health, safety and emergency care, and communicable and noncommunicable diseases. The topic areas are examined through the perspectives of physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being. This course is required for graduation. 1 semester, 4 days/cycle, level 1.