"A choice to assume responsibility for the quality of your life. It begins with a conscious decision to shape a healthy lifestyle. Wellness is a mindset, a predisposition to adopt a series of key principles in varied life areas that lead to high levels of well-being and life satisfaction."


Wellness is imbedded throughout the Physical Education Program as indicated by the following list of objectives.

The student will demonstrate proficiency or show improvement in:

*gaining muscular endurance, strength, cardiorespiratory, flexibility, agility, power, coordination, speed and balance.

*acquisition of throwing, catching, kicking, striking, rolling, dribbling, shooting, passing and rebounding skills.

*active participation.

*finding his/her heart rate.

*finding his/her target heart zone.

*taking a resting and active heart rate.
  The student will develop an appreciation of:

*personal living skills of respect for others, leadership, followership, risk taking & initiative.

*the concept of team work and cooperation.

*the emotional and physical well being necessary to participate in any sport, game, or activity.

*fitness as a part of one's lifestyle.

*individual skills of self and others.
The student will be able to:

*demonstrate an understanding of safe participation in fitness activities.

*understand the components of fitness (muscular endurance, strength, cardiorespiratory and flexibility).

*determine fitness related activities that are available.

*identify basic anatomical, biomechanical and physiological principles involved in fitness, sport and physical activity

*demonstrate a knowledge of terminology, position, play situations and game strategies.