Physical Education Department

The Physical Education curriculum focuses on the physical, social and emotional needs of each student.

A variety of team, individual and life time activities are offered and students are required to take an active part in each class, meet the minimal skill requirements in each activity and pass a written test in the area. In addition to the required four years of physical education, health and driver education courses must also be taken by each student.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION (9-12) Required Course Credits 1.0
The Physical Education curriculum consists of a variety of team, individual and life time activities. All students are required to take an active part in each class, meet the minimal skill requirements in each activity and pass a written test in each area. The course is designed to meet the physical, social and emotional needs of each student. The following activities/sports are taught:
Freshman Year 3 Credits
Volleyball
Korfball
Basketball 
Fitness Concepts
Fitness Tests
Workout Routines Aerobics
Pickleball
Wiffleball
Brisk Walking
Junior Year 3 Credits
Floor Hockey
Field Hockey
Weight Training/Fitness Stations
Student Aerobic Routines
Workout Routines
Tennis
Lacrosse
Scooters
Sophomore Year 3 Credits
New Games/Cooperative Activities
Olympics
Ultimate Frisbee
Swimming
Square / Swingdance / Linedance / Scottish country dance
Flag football
Badminton
Senior Year 3 Credits
New Games
Zumba – Dance
Racket Sports
Yoga / Pilates
Cricket
NetBall
Volleyball
Eclipse Ball
771 HEALTH I (9) Required Course Credits 1.0
Health I is a quarter course that will examine the relationship between healthy eating habits and wellness. It also includes a medically based program entitled, “Choosing the Best Journey” which teaches the necessary information for making an educated choice when confronted with issues related to sexuality. Topics include: introduction to Nutrition, STD’s, Risks and Pressures Associated with Sexual Activity, Being Assertive. In addition, students are required to do a project, either the Baby Think It Over assignment or a research paper on course related issues.
752 HEALTH II / SUBSTANCE ABUSE AWARENESS II (10) Required Course Credits 1.0
This course will involve defining specific drugs and their effects. Students will learn how drugs negatively impact all aspects of life, including school, work, and their relationships with family and friends. Students will be given all the facts to enable them to make educated decisions involving drug use without being influenced by peer pressure. Students will also be required to complete a research paper..
713 DRIVER EDUCATION (11) Required Course Credits 1.0
This course includes discussion of safe driving habits, consequences of drinking and driving, driving skills, rules of the road and basic car maintenance. Students are prepared for the New Jersey written test. Students will learn about car insurance, car purchasing/leasing, researching car reliability and safety features. Students will be required to complete a group project.
714 HEALTH IV (12) Required Course Credits 1.0
This course helps students to establish a strong desire to maintain a healthy lifestyle by giving them exposure to the many topics that affect their health and well-being. Also included is a mini First-Aid course. Topics include: HIV/AIDS as a global problem, Safety, Healthy Relationships, and Stress.

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