"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.

Psychomotor 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.

Affective Objectives

 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.

Cognitive Objectives

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.