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Physical Education

Anglin, Dana (530) 661-4503 Teacher
Bryson, Matthew (530) 661-4579 Teacher
Hook, Gary (530) 661-4579 Teacher
Merrida, Linda (530) 661-4578 Teacher
Stowell, Charles (530) 661-4609 Teacher
Ussery, Megan (530) 661-3361 Teacher

Physical Education courses develop skills and knowledge of various sport units, which promote physical development and fitness and provide the basis for recreational activities following completion of high school. The student's knowledge of safety and health, leadership, and good sportsmanship is enhanced. Students are required to dress in PE uniforms for all courses except Walking for Fitness. Uniforms can be purchased in the student store. It is the responsibility of the individual student to provide and launder his/her uniform. No student may enroll in more than one physical education class per semester, unless deficient in PE credits for graduation. (Physical Education Assistant not included). All incoming ninth must enroll in Physical Education 9.

Physical Education Courses

9th Grade Courses

Co-Ed PE 9
Year (10 credits)
This program is designed to provide students with the cognitive skills to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle. Students will participate in a variety of team and individual sport units. Units may consist of the following: football - bowling - lacrosse - hockey - volleyball - soccer - basketball - golf - frisbee - softball - tennis - pickleball - badminton and fitness. Students will be able to demonstrate motor skills, knowledge of fitness, psychological and sociological concepts through a variety physical activities.


10th Grade Courses

Co-Ed PE 10
This program is designed to complement skills learned in Co-Ed PE 9 and further develop activeand healthy lifestyle behaviors. Students will engage in a variety of physical activities including,but not limited to, tumbling, combative and team activities. Students must demonstrate knowledge
of fitness concepts, principles, and strategies through the application of physical fitness activities. Psychological and sociological concepts,principles and strategies will be applied to learning and performance of physical activities.



11th -12th Elective Courses

Weight Training Men Women
Semester (5 credits)
Prerequisite: Physical Education 9
An elective course designed to promote proficiency in strength development through resistance workouts. Students will be able to identify, explain, and demonstrate proper lifting technique, muscular structure, types of strength training, fitness and nutrition concepts and vocabulary. The course will enable students to improve muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and posture.

Walking for Fitness
Semester (5 credits)
Requirement: Athletic Shoes
Students will participate in daily walks on a given course. Students will walk a given course for time and distance. Students course may be laps on the track, a stadium walk on the bleachers, a walk on the open field grass area or a neighborhood block walk. The emphasis of this class is on cardiovascular conditioning and life long fitness through walking. Student's grade is based on a percentage of total laps designated for the entire semester.

Conditioning For Interscholastic Athletes
Semester (5 credits)
This one semester course fulfills part of the graduation requirement for Physical Education. Students will engage in conditioning activities that focus on cardiovascular fitness, muscular endurance, strength training, plyometrics, and flexibility. This class is for interscholastic athletes only (i.e., volleyball, basketball, softball, soccer, tennis, golf, swimming, wrestling, track, and cross country athletes). The overall goal for this class is to physically prepare athletes for their respective sports.

Soccer Semester
(5 credits)

This course provides beginning to advanced skill development and game strategies in soccer. Soccer coursework will focus on the development and understanding of basic terminology, rules, and strategies relevant to soccer. Students will learn the historical perspectives and proper sportsmanship involved in the sport. In addition,students will develop motor skills necessary to be an effective teammate in this activity. This is an elective course and cannot be taken in place of PE 9 or PE 10.