This physical education class is
required for all students in the freshman class. Teamwork, fair play and
general knowledge of the game are stressed in this class. Sports taught
in this class include flag football, soccer, basketball, volleyball,
softball, and track and field. During these sections, the students are
introduced to different teams and tournament structure. Students are
also required to take the EVSC Fitness Test and are graded on
Physical Education II
is the second required physical educational class. This class includes
four days per week in the gym and one day in a classroom setting. The
individual student is the focus of this course and the goal is for the
student to achieve an understanding of fitness concepts and use them in
the future. Classroom topics include Fit or Fat by Covert Bailey,
nutrition, blood pressure, heart rate, stress, fitness terms, the
muscular system, and discussions about supplements such as creatine and
HMB. Gym time includes strength training, flexibility, cardiovascular
endurance, plyometrics, and games.
Strength and Conditioning
major emphasis of this course is on weight training and conditioning
(running). Students are pre-tested in a variety of strength and
conditioning exercises and re-tested at six week intervals. A
conditioning and weigh training program is developed. Student progress
is evaluated by student improvement over the semester.
Sports enables students to enjoy a relaxed atmosphere while learning
and playing games such as bowling, table tennis, pickle ball, badminton,
tennis, golf, bocce ball, horseshoes, and volleyball. This is the only
physical education class in which dressing out is not required for the
entire semester depending on the sport in which the class is
participating. Evaluation will require students to demonstrate their
skill level through performance testing. Students will display their
written knowledge of terminology, physical skills required, strategies,
and etiquette involved for each activity.
class is designed to help students understand the various walking
programs that are available to increase cardiovascular endurance.
Learning experiences include the concepts of heart monitoring, blood
pressure measurement, blood screening for cardiovascular disease, and
care of physical injuries inherent to over training or accidents while
one semester course is divided into sections, which may include (but
not limited to)basketball, volleyball, softball, and flag football.
Because the students in this class are competitive, teachers incorporate
different tournament structures to encourage the students to be active
and to practice fair play.
course assumes a non-competitive atmosphere in which each student will
work on the basic asanas (poses/stretches) building flexible strength.
Yoga means union. Yoga will benefit all aspects of one’s life—school,
work, recreation, athletics, family life, concentration skills and
yoga, one will learn standing poses for balance, flexibility, strength
and stamina; seated poses for a healthy back, poise and reflection;
forward bends for calming and nurturing the mind and body; inverted
poses for circulation and stress reduction; breathing awareness and deep
relaxation for energy and renewal.