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P.E. 9-12 5101/5102

  • Full Year - .50 Credit per Semester (PE Credit)
  • Student Evaluation: Points are earned through daily attendance, participation and proper dress. ALL PE MAKE-UPS (FOR ALL PE COURSES) WILL TAKE PLACE DURING LUNCHTIME.
  • Materials needed: Required uniform: PE t-shirt and shorts must be purchased for $20.00 through the PE department.
  • Optional clothing: Since many of our classes are held outdoors, sweat suits are suggested to go over the required PE uniform.

PE combines males and females at freshman, sophomore, junior and senior levels. Each semester students are introduced to a variety of sports in three to five week units. These sports are divided into three categories: lifetime, team, and individual. Activities may include aerobics, badminton, basketball, flag football, jogging, pickle ball, soccer, softball, tennis, track, volleyball, and weight training. There are daily warm-up activities, which include cardiovascular runs and calisthenics. Students are expected to dress out in the required PE uniform on a daily basis.

Course requirements:

  • Proper uniform: PE t-shirt and shorts ($20.00) purchased through the PE department.
  • Participate in daily activities, weekly assessments and class make-ups when absent.
  • All Student-athletes will be expected to regularly participate in daily activities of every PE course everyday unless they will be participating in an NIAA sponsored Regional or State level contest on a particular day.

Power Walking 5141/5142

  • Full Year - .50 Credit per Semester (PE Credit)
  • Student Evaluation: Points are earned through daily attendance, participation, proper dress and community service walking assignment. ALL PE MAKE-UPS (FOR ALL PE COURSES) WILL TAKE PLACE DURING LUNCHTIME.
  • Materials needed: The appropriate physical education clothing is required. Specific information will be handed out the first week of school.
  • Optional clothing: Since many of our classes are held outdoors, sweat suits are suggested to go over the required PE uniform.

This course is designed to introduce the student to walking as a lifetime aerobic activity. Walking will be done throughout the semester with appropriate dress required for both hot and cold temperatures. Students are responsible for walking at a sufficient pace, staying with the class and following school rules/community laws at all times. Note: A variety of walking courses are used throughout the semester, they range from 1 mile to 2.5 miles in a class period. Students and parents will also be required to sign and return a “class rules and liability form” the first week of school. Students must be physically capable of walking at a sufficient pace. Students with a medical disability (i.e. severe asthma) should not participate in this class.

Course requirements:

  • Proper uniform: PE t-shirt and shorts ($20.00) purchased through the PE department.
  • Participate in daily activities, weekly assessments and class make-ups when absent.
  • All Student-athletes will be expected to regularly participate in daily activities of every PE course everyday unless they will be participating in an NIAA sponsored Regional or State level contest on a particular day.

Conditioning/Weights 5217/5218

  • Full Year - .50 Credit per Semester (PE Credit)
  • Prerequisites: All students must have completed P.E. 1-2 and have teacher's approval or must have completed the summer conditioning/weights program and have teacher approval. All students must have (a) “C” grade average or better in the past two semesters of P.E., (b) “B” grade average in citizenship in all past P.E., or (c) the teacher’s written approval.
  • Student evaluation: Points are earned through daily attendance, class participation, periodic maxes, and proper dress. ALL PE MAKE-UPS (FOR ALL PE COURSES) WILL TAKE PLACE DURING LUNCHTIME.
  • Materials needed: The appropriate physical education uniform is required: Weight training shorts and shirt ($25.00) and proper athletic tennis shoes.
  • Optional clothing: Since many of our classes are held outdoors, sweat suits are suggested to go over the required PE uniform.

The student will learn comprehensive weight training methods with Olympic barbells, and free weights. Also included are agility, plyometrics, speed, explosiveness and an overall athletic enhancement.

Important Notes:

  • No student may be enrolled in more than one weight class in any semester.
  • Students who utilize personal trainers or individualized weight programs will be advised to take a general P.E. class to avoid conflicts with the required class curriculum.
  • All students enrolled in weights or aerobics are required to complete the specified class curriculum.
  • All Student-athletes will be expected to regularly participate in daily activities of every PE course everyday unless they will be participating in an NIAA sponsored Regional or State level contest on a particular day.
  • Students should be able to participate in all weightlifting, running and aerobic activities if enrolled in a weights or aerobics class.

*Due to the fact that all technique and safety standards are taught exclusively during the first four weeks of the Fall semester, students will not be allowed to enroll in the Spring semester of weights unless they have previously taken and been successful in a 1st semester weights class.

Advanced Football Weights 5227/5228

  • Full Year - .50 Credit per Semester (PE Credit)
  • Prerequisites: All students must have completed P.E. 1-2 and have teacher's approval or must have completed the summer conditioning/weights program and have teacher approval. All students must have (a) “C” grade average or better in the past two semesters of P.E., (b) “B” grade average in citizenship in all past P.E., or (c) the teacher’s written approval.
  • Student evaluation: Points are earned through daily attendance, class participation, periodic maxes, and proper dress. ALL PE MAKE-UPS (FOR ALL PE COURSES) WILL TAKE PLACE DURING LUNCHTIME.
  • Materials needed: The appropriate physical education uniform is required: Weight training shorts and shirt ($25.00) and proper athletic tennis shoes.
  • Optional clothing: Since many of our classes are held outdoors, sweat suits are suggested to go over the required PE uniform.

Weights for Women 5213/5214

  • Full Year - .50 Credit per Semester (PE Credit)
  • Prerequisites: All students must have completed P.E. 1-2 and have teacher's approval or must have completed the summer conditioning/weights program and have teacher approval. All students must have (a) “C” grade average or better in the past two semesters of P.E., (b) “B” grade average in citizenship in all past P.E., or (c) the teacher’s written approval.
  • Student evaluation: Points are earned through daily attendance, participation, and proper dress. ALL PE MAKE-UPS (FOR ALL PE COURSES) WILL TAKE PLACE DURING LUNCHTIME.
  • Materials needed: The appropriate physical education uniform is required: Weight training shorts and shirt ($25.00) and proper athletic tennis shoes.
  • Optional clothing: Since many of our classes are held outdoors, sweat suits are suggested to go over the required PE uniform.

The student will learn weight training methods with universal gym machines, free weights, and circuit training. The course emphasizes weight training aimed toward the female student (agility, plyometrics, speed, cardiovascular exercise, flexibility, other conditioning activities, and overall athletic enhancement), cardiovascular exercise (including running short and long distances and aerobic movement), flexibility, and other conditioning activities.

Important Notes:

  • No student may be enrolled in more than one weight class in any semester.
  • Students who utilize personal trainers or individualized weight programs will be advised to take a general P.E. class to avoid conflicts with the required class curriculum.
  • All students enrolled in weights or aerobics are required to complete the specified class curriculum.
  • All Student-athletes will be expected to regularly participate in daily activities of every PE course everyday unless they will be participating in an NIAA sponsored Regional or State level contest on a particular day.
  • Students should be able to participate in all weightlifting, running and aerobic activities if enrolled in a weights or aerobics class.

*Due to the fact that all technique and safety standards are taught exclusively during the first four weeks of the Fall semester, students will not be allowed to enroll in the Spring semester of weights unless they have previously taken and been successful in a 1st semester weights class.

Lifetime Fitness/Yoga 5257/5258

  • Full Year - .50 Credit per Semester (PE Credit)
  • Student Evaluation: Points are earned through daily attendance, participation, and proper dress. ALL PE MAKE-UPS (FOR ALL PE COURSES) WILL TAKE PLACE DURING LUNCHTIME.
  • Materials needed: The appropriate physical education clothing is required. Specific information will be handed out the first week of school.

This course is a combination of fitness, weights and introduction to yoga. It is designed for all students who wish to improve their cardiovascular endurance, muscular endurance, flexibility, and agility through a rigorous program for total body conditioning. This course includes warm-up, techniques of strength training, cross-training and yoga. The class will include the practice of postures, breath control, cleansing techniques, relaxation, meditation, self-discipline and training for the mind, body, and concentration. Students will develop body awareness and increase vitality and peace of mind. Students will learn the names of different styles of yoga. There will be daily physical fitness workouts that students are expected to participate in each class period.

HSROTC I-II5411/5412

  • Full Year - .50 Credit per Semester (PE Credit)

This is the basic Leadership Education and Training course. The student will learn the foundations of Army JROTC: getting involved, the making of a better citizen, moving up in the JROTC ranks and structure, personal appearance and the uniform, the United States Flag, and American military traditions and customs. Students will also learn basic leadership theory, skills and application, foundations and study skills for success in school, communication skills and conflict resolution. Students will also receive District mandated Sex Health and Responsibility Education (S.H.A.R.E.) during their first year in HSROTC. NOTE, upon successful completion of the 4th semester of HSROTC, the Physical Education requirement for graduation is fulfilled. The student must successfully complete HSJROTC I-II before taking HSROTC III-IV unless prior approved is obtained from their teacher.

HSROTC III-IV 5413/5414

  • Full Year - .50 Credit per Semester (PE Credit)
  • Prerequisite: Open to all students who have successfully completed HSROTC II.

Students will learn middle level leadership theory, skills and application including effective communications skills (both oral and written). Next, students will learn wellness, fitness, first aid, and the use & effects of drugs and alcohol. They will be introduced to map and orientation skills. Also, they will be introduced to citizenship in American history and government; such as learning citizenship skills, conducting small group meetings, representing group sessions; they will also learn the foundations of the American political system, the Constitution, Bill of Rights, and American roles in democracy. The student must successfully complete HSROTC III-IV before moving to HSROTC V-VI, unless prior approved is obtained from their teacher.

HSROTC V-VI 5415/5416

  • Full Year - .50 Credit per Semester (Fall semester fulfills health req/Spring Semester fulfills CTE req.)
  • Prerequisite: Open to all students who have successfully completed HSROTC IV.

The student will learn the basic command and staff principles, upper level leadership theory, skills and application, critical thinking and decision making skills. Also, the students learn advanced communication skills, advanced conflict resolution, career planning, planning skills and social responsibility, and advanced financial planning and management. NOTE, upon successful completion of the 5th semester of HSROTC, the Health requirement for graduation is fulfilled; also, upon successful completion of the 6th semester of HSROTC, a .5 credit of the Arts and Humanities / Career Technology Education (CTE) is fulfilled. The student must successfully complete HSROTC V-VI before taking HSROTC VII-VIII unless prior approved is obtained from their teacher.

HSROTC VII-VIII (H) 5417/5418

  • Full Year - .50 Credit per Semester (Fall semester fulfills health req/Spring Semester fulfills CTE req.)
  • Prerequisite: Open to all students who have successfully completed HSROTC VI.

The student will learn advanced command and staff principles, advanced level leadership theory, skills and application, critical thinking and decision making skills. The student will spend the major portion of the year planning, organizing, and overseeing the execution of their units programs and activities, in essence, top level management and leadership. The student will act throughout the year as a classroom assistant instructor and will assign, prepare and present selected units of instruction to subordinate classes. Also, students will increase their knowledge in financial management and planning. Finally, fourth year Cadets will lead a Service Learning Project and provide a capstone reflection briefing on their HSROTC experience. NOTE, upon successful completion of the 7th semester of HSROTC, the other .5 credit of the Arts and Humanities / (CTE) is fulfilled, and a student will receive a .5 Honors Credit; and with completion of the 8th semester of HSROTC, a Cadet will receive the other .5 Honors Credit. The student must successfully complete HSROTC VII before taking HSROTC VIII unless prior approved is obtained from their teacher.