Physical Education & Health

Grades Pre-K through 8

  1. Uses a variety of basic and advanced movement forms
  2. Uses movement concepts and principles of motor skills
  3. Understands how to monitor and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness
  4. Understands the social and personal responsibility associated with participation in physical activity
  5. Understands an appreciation for activities that could be enjoyed throughout one's life

Topics covered in grades Pre-K -8

  • Personal & mental wellness (self-concept & self-esteem)
  • Physical fitness and nutrition
  • Movement exploration
  • Game related activities
  • Individual /dual/team sports/skills
  • Lifetime activities
  • Safety/first aid
  • Basic growth and development

In addition to the above curriculum, grades 6, and 7 participate in:

  • Nutrition
  • Violence prevention & conflict resolution
  • Stress management
  • Personal Health Concerns (Heredity and Growth Patterns)

In addition to the above curriculum, grades 5, 6, 7 and 8 participate in:

  • Family Life
  • Adolescence and Puberty
  • Abstinence
  • Diseases and prevention

Supplemental Studies include:

  • Benziger: Family Life, Grades 5-8
  • Scholastic Choices: Grade 7 & 8
  • Health Studies Weekly: Grades 3-6