Physical education is an integral part of total education which contributes to the development of the individual through the medium of physical activity. The comprehensive physical education program has a common core of learning experiences that enhances and maintains cardio muscular fitness, flexibility, coordination, and strength. Activities are planned to provide each student with opportunities to make desirable mental, motor, emotional, and social responses in order to develop an increasingly self-confident and self-reliant individual who leads a healthier and more satisfying life.
Note: Students must be enrolled in physical education during their ninth, tenth and eleventh grades. Their senior year is elective.
- Students are required to change out of their street clothes for physical education classes. You must wear appropriate clothes for gym class.
- Any student unable to participate in physical education class for any period of time because of medical reasons must have a physician’s excuse. The student must present this excuse to the teacher and then contact a guidance counselor. If the absence is for an extended period of time, the student will be reprogrammed if possible. At the end of the excused time, the student must either present another medical excuse for an extension or resume class participation upon showing a medical release.