Health and Physical Education
The Health and Physical Education Department is committed to developing the skills and knowledge needed to live a healthy lifestyle.
|Judy Heddy, Chair||Family and Independent Living|
|Rich Page||Physical Education|
|John Reitnauer||Physical Education|
|Kevin Ritter||Health Topics||Physical Education|
|Dave Springfield||Health Topics||
This class focuses on lifelong activities to develop appreciation and a knowledge/skill base for various activities. This class may be taken twice prior to the end of grade 10 to fulfill the physical education requirement.
Students will engage in a combination of instruction and personal fitness activities designed to assist them in developing a personal fitness plan that will involve a variety of aerobic and anaerobic activities. Prerequisite: Successful completion of .5 credits of PE.
State required health topics such as human sexuality and relationships, drugs, alcohol and healthy living are integrated into this very active, discussion based curriculum. In addition, students will be instructed on how to keep themselves safe by making good choices of friends and good decisions regarding the media and dating relationships.
Family and Independent Living
This course is designed to meet the second half of the ConVal Health requirement for students in grade 11. Topics will focus on decisions that need to be made for students to make healthy decisions regarding life style, relationships, and development of adult level skills such as parenting. Students will be instructed on where to find resources in the community and on how to live within a community of people in a cooperative and supportive manner.
The consequences of poor decision making on self and others will be strongly emphasized.