G16 - Physical Education
Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
Physical Education provides students with the knowledge-base and skill-set to live longer, happier, and more productive lives. One and a half credits are required for graduation (3 terms). During each term, specific but diverse units will be covered. Students are therefore encouraged to choose their PE courses for a mixture of terms; resulting in more variety in units.
Considering the conditioning, weight-lifting and time spent in athletic practices, a student may earn a half-credit of Physical Education by participating in at least two WIAA-sanctioned sports, Dance & Drill Team, Cheerleading, or Powerlifting each year for at least three years (at least one of the two sports must be WIAA sanctioned). The student must be a full participant and finish the season in each sport and submit a form, signed by the athletic director verifying this information upon completion of this participation, to the Guidance Department.The grade given will be a "P" for Pass on the transcript.
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G22 - Health Education
Health Education provides our students with a knowledge-base and skill-set to live longer, happier, and more productive lives. With a focus on mental health, social health, spiritual health, nutrition, substance abuse and preventive disease, our students are truly prepared to positively manage their lives.
Text: Health. Prentice Hall. 2007.
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G24 - Personal Health and Safety Issues
Grades 11, 12
This hands-on course focuses on illness and injury prevention as well as basic safety and survival skills. Units in consumer awareness, environmental and community health, choosing health care, public health issues, crime prevention, safety and first aid are taught. Students will be certified in CPR as well as in the use of an AED (automated external defibrillator) by a certified American Heart Instructor. Current health issues especially in the areas of social, emotional and mental health are also addressed.
Text: Skills for Wellness. Prentice Hall. CPR/ AED in Schools, American Heart Association
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G32 - Child Development
Grades 10, 11, 12
This course introduces basic health, nutrition and safety management practices for children throughout their development. It covers healthy relationships, pre and post-natal care and effective childcare and parenting. It is designed to increase understanding of the basic concepts of child development and the developmental characteristics (including social, physical, emotional and intellectual growth) of children from birth through adolescence. This course is an ideal selection for anyone planning on working with children or considering having a family one day.
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