Required course for freshman and graduation.
1st or 2nd semester for 1/2 credit
This is a required semester course for freshmen to take. This course is based on wellness and healthy choices in lifestyle. Through knowledge and education we make wise choices about drugs, alcohol, and tobacco use. Communication skills, sexually transmitted diseases and first aid are also topics which are discussed. These topics are inter-related with personal, family and community health issues. An end result of developing a healthy attitude and lifestyle is the major goal. Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well being and just the absence of disease.
Required course for grades 9-11 and high school graduation.
Grade levels: 9-11 (only if needed to fulfill 1 1/2 credits of Phy. Ed.
This course emphasizes the participation in the sport or activity along with the instruction of skills. Emphasis will be on fitness with a long term goal of forming the basis for developing of lifetime skills and an appreciation of the joy of physical activity. A variety of individual and team activities will be covered. A total of one and one-half credits are needed for graduation.