This year-long course is required for all freshmen and is part of a two-year program. Students will develop and design physical fitness plans that will enhance their individual fitness goals. They will assess their personal needs, abilities, and interests while experiencing various opportunities in the area of fitness. The course will emphasize the physiological, psychological, and social benefits of a healthy, active lifestyle. Students will engage in activities that promote lifelong values of a healthy, active lifestyle during and after the school years. Class activities will include lacrosse, floor hockey, tennis, pickle ball, self-defense, tumbling, dance, various games and aquatics. Students will progress toward developing characteristics of a physically educated person as defined by the National Association of Sport and Physical Education included in the California Physical Education Framework.
This year-long course is for students in grade 10 - 12. It is recommended that sophomores fulfill their PE requirement during grade 10; however, in some instances students may defer this requirement until grades 11-12. This course engages students in activities covering a broad range of interests, including aquatics, field sports, movement fundamentals, rhythmic activities, individual and dual sports, and physical fitness activities. The curriculum is designed to allow students to examine the benefits gained from regular exercise and to stimulate the desire to participate in lifetime physical activity.
This year-long course is designed to encourage student-athletes to develop high levels of strength and conditioning through free-weight training, Olympic-style lifting, plyometrics, multiple joint movements, agility exercises, speed drills and sport specific training.
Prerequisite: Students must receive a grade of “B” or better in last PE class
Designed to give students the opportunity to learn fitness concepts and conditioning techniques used for obtaining lifetime wellness. Students will benefit from comprehensive fitness training, cardio respiratory endurance, and life time physical activities. Students will learn the basic fundamentals of strength training, aerobic training, and overall fitness and conditioning. The course includes both lecture and activity sessions. Students will be empowered to make wise choices, meet challenges, and develop positive behaviors that promote lifetime wellness.
Prerequisite: For students who have not met the “healthy fit zone” standards on 5 of 6 components of the State Physical Fitness Test (Fitness Gram)
This course is designed to give students the opportunity to learn and develop fundamental and advanced skills and strategies of soccer activities, as well as physical conditioning. Students will learn basic fundamentals and advanced techniques of soccer, aerobic fitness and strength training. The course will include both lecture and activity sessions. Students will be empowered to make wise choices, meet challenges, and develop positive behaviors in team activities, aerobic fitness, and wellness for a lifetime.
Prerequisite: Students must receive a grade of “B” or better in previous Physical Education course
Adaptive physical education is offered to those students who are unable to participate in the regular physical education program because of a physical disability. The disability must be verified by a physician on forms available from the school nurse. In general, the program will provide basic instruction and include the following: 1. General developmental and conditioning activities, 2. Development of correct body mechanics, 3. Modified physical education and recreational activities and 4. Counseling, guidance and assistance in the adjustment and acceptance of each individual handicap. The Adaptive P.E. program also provides direct instruction and consultation to assist with the redemption of specific developmental delays in the areas of motor skills and physical fitness. The program provides individual activities and group games and sports.