•  2019-2020 School Year
    Physical Education & Health Classes

    1.0 Physical Education credits are required (0.5 in grade 9 and 0.5 in grade 10). A 0.5 Credit in Health Education is required in grade 10. Beyond the required courses physical education offers a wide variety of physical education courses that challenge the mind, body and spirit. Total body wellness is a critical component to the college bound student, athlete, and young adult. 
     

    Courses Shown Below

    Click title to see course description and prerequisites 
  • REQUIRED COURSES
     
    Physical Education 9
    Course: 6491
    Grade: 9
    The Physical Education program gives students an opportunity to explore a variety of physical activities. Basic sports skills, understanding of rules and appreciation of sports, as well as physical fitness, are stressed.
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    Health
    Course: 6000
    Grade: 10-12
    Topics covered include self-esteem, stress reduction, depression and suicide prevention, promotion of healthful nutrition, prevention of tobacco, alcohol & drug use, promoting healthy relationships and prevention of HIV/STD’s and unintentional pregnancies.
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    Physical Education 10
    Course: 6100
    Grade: 10
    The content of this course will include studying the importance of exercise for good health; practicing safe training techniques; completing self assessment for cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, muscular endurance, body composition and flexibility; interpreting assessment results; setting goals for a fitness plan, and writing a personal fitness plan. These concepts of fitness will be reinforced in the following class activities: flag football, softball, soccer, tennis, badminton, basketball, volleyball, wrestling, social dance, team handball & ultimate frisbee.
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    ELECTIVE COURSES (for 11th or 12th graders who have passed Phy Ed 10)

    Outdoor Education I
    Course: 6110
    Grade: 11-12 
    Offered only Quarter 1 (fall) & Quarter 4 (spring)
    Prerequisite: Successful completion of Phy Ed 10

    This course offers the opportunity to gain experience in fall or spring season outdoor education activities such as bicycling, canoeing, water safety, orienteering, and related outdoor recreational activities that promote physical fitness. The impact of recreational activity on our environment will receive special attention. Class sessions will be held outdoors as well as in the classroom. Field trips will be scheduled during certain units for the practical application of skills and knowledge learned during regular class sessions.
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    Outdoor Education II
    Course: 6111
    Grade: 11-12 
    Offered only Quarter 3 (winter)
    Prerequisite: Successful completion of Phy Ed 10
    This course offers the opportunity to gain experience in winter season outdoor education activities such as Nordic skiing, Alpine skiing, snow caving, winter survival, orienteering, broomball and related outdoor recreational activities that promote physical fitness. The impact of recreational activities on our environment will receive special attention. Class sessions will be held outdoors as well as in the classroom. Field trips will be scheduled during certain units for the practical application of skills and knowledge learned during regular class sessions.
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    Team Sports
    Course: 6115
    Grade: 11-12
    Prerequisite: Successful completion of Phy Ed 10
    This course offers the opportunity to gain further experience in team sports. Class activities may include basketball, volleyball, softball, soccer, flag football, floor hockey, ultimate frisbee, and team handball. Students will work to improve skills and knowledge of strategies in team sports.
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    Individual & Dual Sports
    Course: 6116
    Grade: 11-12
    Prerequisite: Successful completion of Phy Ed 10
    This course offers the opportunity to gain experience in lifetime fitness by incorporating a variety of lifetime activities such as badminton, ice skating, golf, pickle ball, bowling, archery, tennis and recreational games.
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    Cardio, Core and Conditioning
    Course: 6118
    Grade: 11-12
    Prerequisite: Successful completion of Phy Ed 10
    This is an advanced Health/Physical Education course aimed at those students who are motivated to reach a higher level understanding of exercise physiology in the classroom and desire a rigorous physical activity class that will challenge them physically & mentally. The content of the course will include exercise physiology, muscle fitness, nutritional information and will incorporate exercises which promote strength, increase flexibility and improve cardiovascular fitness. Activities will include free weights, jumping rope, jogging, circuit training and aerobic exercise. The student will use various methods to determine body composition, as well as perform a battery of pre-tests and post-tests.
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    Aerobic & Strength Training I
    Course: 6119
    Grade: 11-12
    Prerequisite: Successful completion of Phy Ed 10
    This course is designed for students to improve their overall fitness by utilizing the principles of muscle physiology and proper weight lifting exercises. Students will work to improve their muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition.
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    Aerobic & Strength Training II
    Course: 6129
    Grade: 11-12
    Prerequisite: Successful completion of Aerobic & Strength I with a C or higher or instructor approval.
    This course is designed for students who want to continue to improve their overall fitness level. Students will utilize the knowledge and skills learned in Weight Training I to meet their individual goals. The model used will be the Forest Lake Strength and Conditioning program (weight training and plyometrics are included in this program).
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