• Note: Teachers are available for tudoring by request.  Students may visit any teacher in the department who is available.

    Health & Physical Education Department

     

     

    Mike Wilson

    Mike Wilson -
    Department Chair
    Health & Personal Fitness
    Physical Conditioning
    Team Sports

     

    JW Cantrell

     JW Cantrell -
    Team Sports

    Mo Dixon

    Mo Dixon -
    Exercise & Weight Control
    Physical Conditioning  

    Phillip Hale

    Phillip Hale -
    Exercise & Weight Control
    Physical Conditioning

     

    Chris Hirschfield

    Chris Hirschfield -
    Exercise & Weight Control
    Physical Conditioning

     

     

    Rodney Hunter

    Rodney Hunter -
    Health & Personal Fitness
    Physical Conditioning
    Team Sports

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    Jaaran Nesbitt -
    Team Sports


     

     

    Kelley Palfrey

    Kelley Palfrey -
    Health & Personal Fitness


    Van Spence

    Van Spence -
    Physical Conditioning
    Team Sports

     

     

    Rafael Tolentino

    Rafael Tolentino -
    Health & Personal Fitness


     

     

     






     

     

     

     

     

  • Health & Physical Education Course Offerings
     
    Health

    Health

     

    Students in high school demonstrate comprehensive health knowledge and skills. Their behaviors reflect a conceptual understanding of the issues associated with maintaining good personal health. They serve the community through the practice of health-enhancing behaviors that promote wellness throughout life.  

     Required: Yes
     Prerequisites: None
     Credit: 0.5
     Grades:
    9-12  

    Personal Fitness

    Personal Fitness

     

    Introduces instruction in methods to attain a healthy level of physical fitness; implements a lifetime fitness program based on a personal fitness assessment and stresses strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, body composition, and cardiovascular endurance; includes instruction in fitness principles, nutrition, fad diets, weight control, stress management, adherence strategies, and consumer information; and promotes self-awareness and responsibility for fitness.

     Required: Yes
     Prerequisites: None
     Credit: 0.5
     Grades:
    9-12   

     

    Body Sculpting

    Body Sculpting

     

    Provides methods to redefine body shape through specific exercises. Based on the American College of Sports Medicine guidelines for fitness and conditioning programs, this course covers weight training, conditioning exercises, and proper nutrition to improve muscle tone, muscle definition, posture, bodily proportions, and overall condition of the body and energy levels.

    Advanced - Provides additional opportunities to redefine body shape through specific exercises. Based on the American College of Sports Medicine guidelines for fitness and conditioning programs, this course covers weight training, conditioning exercises, and proper nutrition to improve muscle tone, muscle definition, posture, bodily proportions, and overall condition of the body and energy levels.

     Required: No / Elective 
     Prerequisites: None
     Credit: 1.0
     Grades:
    9-12   

    General Physical Education

    Physical Education

     

    I  - Focuses on any combination or variety of team sports, lifetime sports, track and field events, aquatics/water sports, outdoor education experiences, rhythmic/dance, recreational games, gymnastics, and self-defense; and provides basic methods to attain a healthy and active lifestyle.

    II - Enhances level-one skills in any different combination or variety of team sports, lifetime sports, track and field events, aquatics/water sports, outdoor education experiences, rhythmic/dance, recreational games, gymnastics, and self-defense; and further promotes methods to attain a healthy and active lifestyle.  

    III - Enhances level-two skills in any different combination or variety of team sports, lifetime sports, track and field events, aquatics/water sports, outdoor education experiences, rhythmic/dance, recreational games, gymnastics, and self-defense; and further promotes methods to attain a healthy and active lifestyle. 

    IV - Enhances level-three skills in any different combination or variety of team sports, lifetime sports, track and field events, aquatics/water sports, outdoor education experiences, rhythmic/dance, recreational games, gymnastics, and self-defense; and further promotes methods to attain a healthy and active lifestyle.            

     Required: No / Elective
     Prerequisites: None
     Credit: 1.0
     Grades:
    9-12   

    Lifetime Sports

    Lifetime Sports

     

    Introductory - Introduces fundamental skills, strategies, and rules associated with lifetime sports such as bowling, golf, tennis, racquetball, baseball, badminton, roller skating, and skiing. 

    Intermediate - Enhances skills and strategies in lifetime sports such as bowling, golf, tennis, racquetball, baseball, badminton, roller skating and skiing. 

    Advanced - Refines skills and explores the technical aspects of lifetime sports.  

     Required: No / Elective
     Prerequisites: None
     Credit: 1.0
     Grades:
    9-12   

    Recreational Games 

    Rec Games

     

    Introductory - Introduces recreational games for lifetime leisure activities which may include table tennis, shuffleboard, frisbee, deck tennis, new games, horseshoes, darts and croquet. Emphasizes the rules of each game and the skills necessary to play. 

    Intermediate - Enhances recreational game skills in table tennis, shuffleboard, frisbee, deck tennis, new games, horseshoes, darts, and croquet. 

    Advanced - Provides further development of skills and exploration into technical aspects of recreational games. 

     

     Required: No / Elective
     Prerequisites: None
     Credit: 1.0
     Grades:
    9-12   

    Team Sports

    Team Sports

     
    Introductory - Introduces fundamental skills, strategies, and rules associated with team sports such as basketball, volleyball, soccer, softball, baseball, field hockey, lacrosse, team handball, and flag football.
     
    Intermediate - Enhances fundamental skills, strategies, and rules associated with team sports such as basketball, volleyball, soccer, softball, baseball, field hockey, lacrosse, team handball, and flag football. 
     
    Advanced - Provides opportunities to officiate and to enhance skills in team sports strategies. 
     

     Required: No / Elective
     Prerequisites: None
     Credit: 1.0
     Grades:
    9-12  

    Weight Training 

    Weight Training

     

    Introduces weight training; emphasizes strength development training and proper lifting techniques; includes fitness concepts for developing healthy lifetime habits based on the American College of Sport Medicine Guidelines for fitness and conditioning.

    Advanced - Increases strength and cardiovascular fitness through an individualized weight training program; emphasizes self-management and adherence strategies based on the American College of Sport Medicine Guidelines for fitness and conditioning. 

     Required: No / Elective
     Prerequisites: None
     Credit: 1.0
     Grades:
    9-12  

     
     

     

  • Graduation Requirements
    Health & PE: 1 Unit Required
      
     Health 0.5
     Personal Fitness  0.5
      
    Updated 2.15.22   
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