Course Descriptions

Physical Education

Health & Wellness A

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: None

This course emphasizes the importance of healthy lifestyle choices for one’s overall health and quality of life. Students will learn various components of health to enhance their knowledge of personal, community and world health issues. They also engage in research to explore communicable and non-communicable diseases, health risk factors and treatments and prevention.

*This course is required to fulfill the Physical Education requirement

Health & Wellness B

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: Health & Wellness A

This course is the continuation of Health & Wellness A for students who wish to further their study of living a healthy lifestyle. Students will learn various components of health to enhance their knowledge of personal, community and world health issues. They also engage in research to explore communicable and non-communicable diseases, health risk factors and treatments and prevention.

Physical Education

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: Permission from parent to participate in physical activity of student’s choosing.

P.E. is a half credit course where students submit a daily or weekly log of physical activity in which they participate. Students may choose individual physical activities such as walking, skate boarding, swimming, and dance. Students who participate in team sports may submit their time log for all practices and games. 60 hours of activity are required to earn 0.5 credit.

Physical Education II

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: Permission from parent to participate in physical activity of student’s choosing.

This P.E. course is a continuation of P.E. for students who wish to earn an additional half credit. Students submit a daily or weekly log of physical activity in which they participate. Students may choose individual physical activities such as walking, skate boarding, swimming, and dance. Students who participate in team sports may submit their time log for all practices and games. 60 hours of activity are required to earn 0.5 credit.