This is a leadership course. Studies include civics, oral communication, physical fitness, and life skills such as first aid and technology. Students will develop a knowledge of citizenship as it relates to the rights and responsibilities of all Americans. Co-curricular includes flag color guards and precision drill teams.
Students, who are skilled and proficient in various sports and meet scholastic and training regulations, have an opportunity to participate in varsity athletics. The competitive sports program offers a variety of sports to boys and girls. These teams are available through tryouts or with special permission of the coach.
This is a two-semester introductory course emphasizing the refinement of intermediate skills introduced in the middle school physical education program. Curricular activities include: 1) Aquatics; 2) Specialized Motor Skills (rhythms, combative activities, stunts/tumbling); 3) Mini Units (recreational activities, juggling, jump rope); 4) Sports Related Activities (individual lifetime sports, dual sports, team sports); 5) Health Enhancing Activities (aerobic activities, physical fitness components activities, performance component activities, first aid); 6) Health Education (nutrition and personal health); 7) Outdoor Adventure; 8) Technology Application. Participation in the intramural program is encouraged. Physical fitness tests are given each semester. Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training is offered to students in the ninth grade, with refresher courses in the tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grades as needed.