Health and Physical Education Curriculum


Grade 9            Year-long course

The ninth grade health course is designed to teach students the skills, knowledge, and attitudes essential to live a healthy lifestyle and select healthy and safe behaviors. Through health literacy, self-management skills, and health promotion, the course teaches fundamental health concepts, promotes habits and conduct that enhance health and wellness, and guides efforts to build healthy individuals, relationships, families, and communities. This .5 credit course is required for all freshmen.

Physical Education

Grades 9, 10            Year-long course

The purpose of physical education is to expose students to a basic understanding of fitness and exercise through participation in lifetime and team sports. As ninth and tenth graders, students are required to take physical education two days per week to complete one credit.