Health/Physical Education

illustrations of various health and fitness items
In this class students acquire skills, fitness, attitude, and knowledge to lead a healthy life. Health A focuses on the impact of personal decisions and healthy well-being. Topics include: peer pressure, self-esteem, nutrition, drugs, and alcohol.

NOTE: Required for Graduation

Suggested grade level: 9-12
Prerequisites: None

This Physical Education course is designed to provide students with the essential knowledge and skills needed to participate in physical activities that promote individual well-being. Physical education is necessary for healthy living but this course teaches more than just running and jumping. Many aspects of healthy living are covered. Topics discussed include physical fitness, nutrition, healthy peer relationships, stress management, weight and strength training, and a host of others.

NOTE: Required for Graduation

Suggested grade level: 9-12
Prerequisites: None