Course Guide: Health, Physical Education & Drivers' Education

Health & Physical Education 6

HP7111

  • Develop personal fitness, movement and game skills, and habits for healthy living.
  • Develop skills for managing peer pressure and stress.
  • Emphasize the principles of training and developing a personal fitness plan.
  • Understand basic game skills in individual and team sports.

Health & Physical Education 7

HP7120

  • Develop personal fitness, movement and game skills, and habits for healthy living.
  • Explore positive alternatives to risky behaviors.
  • Develop skills for managing peer pressure and stress.
  • Emphasize the principles of training and developing a personal fitness plan.
  • Understand basic game skills in individual and team sports.

Health & Physical Education 8

HP7200

  • Develop personal fitness, movement and game skills, and habits for healthy living.
  • Study the origins and causes of disease.
  • Develop an understanding of the relationship between health choices and short and long-term personal and community health

Fit for Life

HP7200F
Fitness-based alternative to HP7200.

  • Provide students with the knowledge and skills to make good personal physical activity choices.
  • Assess their present level of physical fitness, set realistic and appropriate goals, and develop and manage a plan to include physical activity and diet and nutrition.
  • Realize the benefits of developing a unique exercise plan.
  • Explain the relationship between sleep, exercise, nutrition, self-esteem, academic performance, and avoidance of substance abuse to achieving and maintaining good physical fitness.

Health & Physical Education 9

HP7300 (1 credit)

  • Emphasize achieving and maintaining personal fitness and applying principals of movement to learning/improving motor skills.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor a personal fitness plan for personal, lifelong health.
  • Explore health units including awareness and consequences of risky behaviors, disease prevention, family life education, wellness, and community health resources.
  • Focus on fitness units like yoga, dance, Pilates, kickboxing, weight lifting, as well as, sports such as basketball, volleyball, soccer, lacrosse, running, and football.
  • Meet the CPR graduation requirement.

Health & Physical Education 9 - Online

HP7300ON8 (1 credit) –Online/8th class
Fitness Tracker Fee

  • Designed for students who are self-motivated to exercise.
  • Requires a specific monitoring device that connects with the online program.
  • Complete daily step and activity logs, and online written assignments.
  • Meet monthly during Indian time for monitoring and/or assessment.

Health & Physical Education 10 / Driver Education Lab

HP7405 (1 credit)

  • Explore topics in physical education, family life, and driver education.
  • Achieve and maintain personal fitness via personal fitness plan now and for a lifetime’ applying principals of movement to learning new skills.
  • Focus on the development of knowledge, attitudes, and skills for safe and efficient driving.

Behind the wheel instruction - Lab Fee

  • Available to all students enrolled in Physical Education 10 who have successfully completed the classroom portion of Driver Education
  • Designed to help students develop the skills necessary for safe driving.
  • Required parent/student evening Driver Education program.

Health & Physical Education 10 - Online

HP7405ON8 (1 credit) –Online
Fitness Tracker Fee

  • Designed for students who are self-motivated to exercise.
  • Requires a specific monitoring device that connects with the online program.
  • Complete daily step and activity logs, and online written assignments.
  • Meet monthly during Indian time for monitoring and/or assessment.

Does NOT include Driver Education instruction.

Health & Physical Education 10 - Adapted

HP7400A (1 Credit) – Adapted Peer (10th)
EL7700 (1 Credit) – Adapted Peer (11th/12th)

  • Pairs regular education students and students with disabilities to complete the physical education components of HP7400.
  • 10th Graders: Students need to have completed Driver's Ed prior to the start of the school year or show proof that they will have the course completed by the end of the year in order to enroll. A fitness tracker needed.
  • 11th/12th Graders: Students need to have an interest in Physical or Special Education instruction to take the course as an elective.
  • Provides the opportunity to work with their peers who have a disability either one on one or in a small group setting.
  • Learn how to adapt locomotor skills and sports skills to meet the needs of students in order for them to be successful and achieve growth in areas of need.
  • Complete various assessments with their peer buddy throughout the year as well as lead and instruct lessons that are adapted for the class.

Advanced PE: Strength & Training

HP7650 (1 credit)

  • Focus on the Bigger Faster Stronger Program which emphasizes improving agility and conditioning.
  • Enhance the performance of the student in his/her individual sport through weightlifting.

Advanced PE: Strength & Training 2

HP7610 (1 credit) – 12th only

  • Provides students with the opportunity to participate in lifelong activities such as fitness training and weightlifting.

Teacher recommendation