Teacher: Mr. Counard
Physical Education I, II, III, IVEmphasizes physical fitness and the importance of developing and maintaining lifetime physical fitness habits. Portions of the courses stress the development of teamwork, trust, cooperation, strategy, leadership and problem solving skills as well as, building self-esteem and self-confidence. Physical education activities emphasize skill development and knowledge of individual sports, team sports, lifetime and rhythmic activities through a structured four year program. In addition, physical fitness activities are routinely included in the weekly physical education program.
Health Education IIncludes family living, responsible decision making, character education, and physical, social, and mental growth and development. The course also includes knowledge about the effects of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco on the individual, family, and society. In addition, current newsworthy issues, including AIDS, are examined with respect to their impact on the individual, the family and society.
Health Education IICovers New Jersey State Motor Vehicle laws with emphasis on the following areas: Graduated Driver License Program, rules and regulations, defensive driving tactics, consequences of distracted driving, basic vehicle control, and the dangers associated with drugs, alcohol and driving.
Health Education III
Covers basic first-aid knowledge and emergency first-aid techniques, including CPR for infants, children, and adults. It also focuses on basic nutrition and physical fitness concepts. There is an emphasis on the impact of positive fitness and nutrition decisions, while illustrating the negative impact that drugs, alcohol, and tobacco will have on the student's wellbeing.Health Education IV
A study of the various stages of life between birth and death. The course also integrates problems associated with substance abuse and their effects on pregnancy, marriage, family living, finances, parenting, quality of life, and life expectancy. Other health problems are reviewed with respect to their impact on the individual, the family, and society.