Course Offerings

PHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH
Code:  880 (Freshman/ Sophomores)
The Physical Education curriculum focuses on the continuing total growth and development of the individual student. Students actively participate in a variety of practices, activities, and experiences to help achieve and maintain health-enhancing behaviors and to develop skills necessary to perform a variety of physical activities. It includes the development of personal health including physical fitness activities; lifetime sports, including individual, dual and team sports; and recreational and seasonal activities. Healthy competition, team work, healthy living, and physical conditioning are strongly emphasized.  

HEALTH
Health Education is incorporated into the Physical Education program for all students in grades 9 and 10. The curriculum emphasizes the development of key skills including accessing information, community advocacy, and communication. Topic is teen dating violence. The Health program strives to motivate students to practice health enhancing behaviors, access information and services, set goals, and make informed decisions. This program also aims to help students understand the importance of health promotion as a foundation for a healthy life.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH
Code: 881 (Junior/ Senior)

½ Credit

The Physical Education curriculum focuses on the continuing total growth and development of the individual student. Students actively participate in a variety of practices, activities, and experiences to help achieve and maintain health-enhancing behaviors and to develop skills necessary to perform a variety of physical activities. It includes the development of personal health including physical fitness activities; lifetime sports, including individual, dual and team sports; and recreational and seasonal activities. Healthy competition, team work, healthy living, and physical conditioning are strongly emphasized.  

HEALTH

Health Education is incorporated into the Physical Education program for all students in grades 11 and 12. The curriculum emphasizes the development of key skills including accessing information, community advocacy, and communication. Topics include injury prevention, personal risk assessment, nutrition, and mental and social health. The Health program strives to motivate students to practice health enhancing behaviors, access information and services, set goals, and make informed decisions. This program also aims to help students understand the importance of health promotion as a foundation for a healthy life.   

 

CARE & PREVENTION OF ATHLETIC INJURIES

Code: 894
½ Credit

This course is designed to incorporate elements of physical training, techniques to avoid injury and caring for injuries when they occur. The student experiences a variety of fitness training activities focusing on proper technique. They also have field experiences caring for and rehabilitating injuries.


RESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES                                                       

Code: 898
½ Credit

This course takes an in depth look at first response to emergencies.  Topics include, but are not limited to first aid, CPR, AED, and water safety. This course is recommended for those interested in childcare, nursing, or emergency response.


RECREATIONAL AQUATICS 
        
Code: 890
½ Credit

This course includes both classroom and pool activities designed to prepare the student to meet the challenges and demands of a lifeguard certification course. Topics include improving swim abilities, introduction to hands on life guard skills, CPR training and the responsibilities of a responsible life guard.

LIFE GUARDING SKILLS                                                             
Code: 895
½ Credit                                                                                                                                                                                 This course includes both classroom and pool activities designed to prepare the student to meet the challenges and demands of a lifeguard certification course.

FITNESS AND NUTRITION                                                                

Code: 896                             
½ Credit

This course incorporates the science principles behind health, fitness and nutrition service industries. Class work and field service experiences include, but are not limited to life style choice, exercise, diet, weight management, and mind/body well being.  This course supports the student interested in careers in the health services industry.  


EARLY CHILDHOOD MOVEMENT EDUCATION

Code: 891
½ Credit

This course explores the physical, social and emotional norms of children ages 2-6 and how they learn through physical movement. Students engage in activities and games appropriate for young children. Classroom work involves the creation of activities focusing on developmental norms and classroom management. CPR, AED and first aid training is included in the curriculum.

NURSING/CNA
Code: 892 
½ Credit

This course is offered for students interested in becoming a nurse, nursing assistant, or working in the health care industry. Class work and field experiences include patient needs, care and safety, taking vital signs, demonstrating and practicing rehabilitation.  Students also take a series of CNA certification prep exams.