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Health and Physical Education

Health Education - 0.5 Credit


This Health Education course provides learning experiences related to health concepts and safety practices in the maintenance and improvement of body efficiency, including: health skills in coping with life situations; sexual behaviors that result in HIV, AIDS, or other STDs; consumer concerns; environmental health; family life; mental and emotional health; injury prevention and safety;

nutrition and personal health; prevention and control of disease; alcohol, drugs, and tobacco; and an introduction to cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills. Students will be able to analyze their own eating habits and make recommendations for improvement, explicate the impact of drug use and abuse

on the body, create a plan for home safety, and investigate issues related to human sexuality.


Body Cond & Fitness I - 0.5 Credit


This Body Conditioning and Fitness I course presents a program of developmental fitness exercises; theories of conditioning and training; information on cardiovascular and cardio respiratory efficiency; weight training; and performance of selected physical fitness assessment batteries. Students will

learn how neuromuscular skills, speed, agility, flexibility, balance, posture, and relaxation are all necessary to improve and/or maintain appropriate levels of conditioning for body fitness. Students will be able to utilize fitness/wellness equipment. Charting progress and demonstration of a fitness plan will be required.


Body Cond & Fitness II - 0.5 Credit


This Body Conditioning II course focuses on principles of exercise as they relate to body building, strength training programs, and overall fitness. Students will learn how theories are applied to high intensity conditioning programs that are individualized for the student. Students will demonstrate knowledge of principles of exercise and conditioning on an advanced level. Body Conditioning II is the second half of the Body Conditioning Series and should only be taken following completion of Body Conditioning I.


Individual and Dual Sports I - 0.5 Credit


This Individual and Dual Sports I course offers instructional activities designed to develop levels of psycho-motor, affective, and cognitive skill proficiency in lifetime sports including: racquet/net games, paddle tennis, tennis, badminton, deck tennis, pickle ball, Frisbee, and low impact aerobics. Students will be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills in two or more individual or dual sports, participate in game situations, apply rules and playing strategies, and recognize the future leisure time potential of a variety of individual sports.


Individual and Dual Sports II - 0.5 Credit


This Individual and Dual Sports II course provides instructional activities in lifetime sports: archery, camping, golf, bowling, running/jogging, skiing, cycling, handball, racquet ball, and other recreation/leisure activities. Students will learn game strategies, rules, scoring, and officiating; create related games; and learn about the purchase and care of equipment. Students will be able to

demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills in two or more individual or dual sports, and describe the value of participating in leisure time activities for physical and social health maintenance.



Team Sports - 0.5 Credit


This Team Sports course presents an instructional program to develop skill proficiency in team sports such as: basketball, volleyball, hockey, baseball, softball, football, soccer, rugby, and lacrosse. Students will participate in lifetime team lead-up game activities, application of regular and coed rules to interclass tournament/game situations, and aerobic and other types of fitness conditioning for appropriate motor performance. Students will be able to demonstrate competency in playing a variety of games, establishing player statistics, creating related games, scoring and officiating techniques, and care and purchasing of athletic equipment.


Fitness & Lifetime Sports I - 0.5 Credit


By the end of this course, the learner will demonstrate the ability to plan and implement different types of personal fitness programs, demonstrate competency in two or more lifetime activities (outdoor pursuits, individual performance activities, net/wall games, etc.), describe key concepts associated

with successful participation in physical activity, model responsible behavior while engaged in physical activity and engage in physical activities that meet the need for self-expression, challenge, social interaction and enjoyment.


Fitness & Lifetime Sports II - 0.5 Credit


This course will build upon level 1 competencies by allowing students to refine specific movement skills in lifetime activities, build on their understanding of fitness and physical activity by analyzing and investigating the relationships among physical activity, nutrition and body composition and designing strength and conditioning, fitness and nutrition plans for personal and community usage.


Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) is a one year one credit high school elective course that teaches character education, student achievement, wellness, leadership, diversity, and personal growth.

It is also important for you to know that JROTC is not a recruitment program.


Army JROTC - Leadership Ed. I - 1.0 Credit


This course includes classroom and laboratory instruction in history, customs, traditions, and purpose of Army JROTC. It contains the development of basic leadership skills, communication skills, and conflict management and resolution skills. Emphasis is placed on writing skills and oral communication techniques. Financial planning is introduced. Physical fitness, healthy lifestyles, and basic first aid measures are discussed. An overview of geography and the globe are incorporated into this course. Also included is a study of the U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights, responsibilities of U.S. citizens, and the Federal Justice System. Students will participate in drill and ceremonies activities.


Army JROTC - Leadership Ed. II - 1.0 Credit


This course includes classroom and laboratory instruction on skills taught in LET I. The course introduces equal opportunity and prevention of sexual harassment. It provides instruction in leadership styles and practical time to exercise leadership theories as well as the basic principles of management. The course provides self-assessments to help students determine their skill sets and opportunities to teach using accepted principles and methods of instruction. Students will participate in drill and ceremonies activities.


Army JROTC - Leadership Ed. III - 1.0 Credit


This course includes classroom and laboratory instruction. Leadership and decision-making skills are emphasized throughout the course. Topics addressed and discussed include: services available in the military, financial management, United States history, career exploration and development of a career portfolio, preparing to teach, teaching, and motivating others. The research, identification, planning, and execution of a Service Learning Activity are also included. Students will participate in and provide instruction to underclass Cadets in drill and ceremonies.


Army JROTC - Leadership Ed. IV - 1.0 Credit


This course includes classroom and laboratory instruction. LET IV includes requirements for the practical application of leadership duties and responsibilities. Emphasis is placed on exercises including writing and oral communication skills. Teaching and Maintaining Physical Fitness is also included as an integral part of the course. Other topics that are included are: Geography, Environmental Issues, the U.S. Judicial System, the U.S. Constitution, and Local Government. Students will participate in and lead drill and ceremonies.