Physical Education and Health Courses

Physical Education and Health, as instructional programs, provide a learning environment to develop and improve a student’s physical, emotional, and social abilities, leading to good health, well-being, and fitness. Students are provided with information designed to assist in decision-making concerning a wide range of adolescent health issues.

Grade 9

5041 - Physical Education 9
Grade 9 | 1.25 Credits | Level 2
This course provides freshmen a program of physical education activities designed to promote fitness as well as social and emotional well-being.

5051 - Health 9
Grade 9 | 1.25 Credits | Level 2
This freshmen course is an introduction to health and wellness issues relating to teens and adults. Topics of interest are nutrition, reproduction, personal safety, suicide prevention, wellness, consumer health, relationship issues, and healthy decision making.

Grade 10

5042 - Physical Education 10
Grade 10 | 1.25 Credits | Level 2
This course provides sophomores a program of physical education activities designed to promote fitness, as well as social and emotional well-being.

5055 - Health 10
Grade 10 | 1.25 Credits | Level 2
This sophomore course is a continuation of Health and Wellness issues relating to teens and adults. Topics of interest include social emotional well-being, opiates and drugs, vaping and juuling.

Grade 11

5040 - Strength and Conditioning
Grade 11/12 | 2.5 Credits | Level 2
This is an elective course for juniors and seniors which meets every other day for a full year. This course consists of the analysis and practices used to promote musculoskeletal fitness through anatomy-based exercise. Specific emphasis will be placed on powerlifting, bodybuilding, and sport-specific training.

5053 - Physical Education and Wellness Grade 11/12
Grade 11 | 1.25 Credits | Level 2
This course provides juniors a review of activities in Physical Education 9 & 10 with emphasis on individual fitness and a focus on lifelong fitness activities. Students will be required to keep a personal journal of their health and wellness activities and future goals.

Grade 12

5040 - Strength and Conditioning
Grade 11/12 | 2.5 Credits | Level 2
This is an elective course for juniors and seniors which meets every other day for a full year. This course consists of the analysis and practices used to promote musculoskeletal fitness through anatomy-based exercise. Specific emphasis will be placed on powerlifting, bodybuilding, and sport-specific training.

5054 - Physical Education and Wellness Grade 11/12
Grade 12 | 1.25 Credits | Level 2
This course provides seniors a review of activities in Physical Education 9, 10 & 11 with emphasis on individual fitness and a focus on lifelong fitness activities. Students will be required to keep a personal journal of their health and wellness activities and future goals.