Health, Physical Development and Driver Education
The Physical Development curriculum consists of a sequence of courses progressing from the introductory to the intermediate and advanced levels. The curriculum is designed to develop and improve the student’s fitness levels, introduce various physical activities, instruct the students on the rules, strategies, terminology and techniques of those activities, and offers direct opportunities to learn how to work cooperatively in a group setting, and encourages healthy habits and attitudes for a healthy lifestyle. All students will be tested for Physical Fitness each semester they are enrolled in a Physical Development class. Physical Development uniforms are required for participation and may be purchased at the bookstore. It is recommended that juniors and seniors do not repeat a course in consecutive semesters.
Students are required to take 8 semesters or 4 credits of Life Fitness. This must include 1 semester of Health and 7 semesters of Physical Development.