The sequential and mandatory offerings in Health and Physical Education are designed to introduce
students to concepts and experiences that emphasize habits of physical fitness, emotional health and
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.