Physical Education Overview
Health and Physical Education classes are designed to introduce students to concepts and experiences that emphasize habits of physical fitness, emotional health and interpersonal competence. Course offerings in physical education are designed to introduce students to the fundamental skills associated with exercise, sport, recreation and dance. Participation in the physical education experience will provide students with the skills necessary to be successful in today’s society. These experiences will enhance and develop the students’ communication, problem-solving and cooperative skills.
Course offerings in health education are designed to provide students with the knowledge necessary to meet all dimensions of wellness. These courses focus on mental, emotional, physical, social and environmental health. Students completing course work in health education will have an improved understanding of what is best for the growth and development of the individual. Furthermore, they will begin to realize the impact of their decisions on the community.