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Health and PE

Health & PE: .5 credit of Intro to Active Lifestyle or 1 credit of Dance will fulfill the PE requirement
Intro to an Active Lifestyle Co-ed 09110
Intro to an Active Lifestyle-Males 09110B
Intro to an Active Lifestyle-Females 09110C
This required course provides students with a solid foundation in physical education instruction as well as insight for future elective courses. Students will experience instruction in cardiovascular training and strength conditioning as part of a lifelong fitness plan. Activities include both team, individual sports and lifelong activities. An introduction to swimming is a required unit of study that explores safety techniques, stroke instruction, diving, water games, and conditioning. Weekly classroom instructional experiences may be incorporated. **Pathway: Health Sciences
COURSE NOTE: This course, along with 09120 - Health, meets the grad requirements for Physical Education.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
CO-REQUISITE:  09120 - Health

Health Co-ed 09120
Health-Males 09120B
Health-Females 09120C
This required course emphasizes the practical application of knowledge and skill to promote healthful daily living. Wise decision-making skills are nurtured as students explore a variety of health related topics such as mental health, nutrition, eating disorders, physical fitness, substance abuse, human sexuality, growth and development, reproductive health, infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, abuse and violence prevention, sexual harassment prevention, and consumer health decisions. Students are encouraged to take personal responsibility for making healthy decisions regarding their physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Personal assessments, role-playing, problem-solving, and a multitude of hands-on learning activities reinforce learning. **Pathway: Health Sciences
COURSE NOTE: This course along with 09110 - Intro to an Active Lifestyle, meets the grad requirements for Physical Education.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
CO-REQUISITE:  09110 - Intro to an Active Lifestyle

 
Personal Fitness and Strength Training 09310
This course is designed for those students who wish to tone up and improve their personal fitness levels and Strength. Opportunities are presented to improve or maintain cardiovascular efficiency, flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance, body composition, speed, power, agility, and balance. Students will engage in weekly classroom experiences that emphasize personal lifestyle decisions related to reducing cardiovascular risk factors and establishing a high quality lifestyle. Through health and fitness self-assessments students will learn how to design a personal fitness program that enables them to achieve their desired level of personal fitness.  **Pathway:Health Science
COURSE NOTE: This course is available for repeat credit.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: 09110 - Intro to an Active Lifestyles or 09515A/B - Dance 1 

Athletic Conditioning 09411A
This course is designed for those student athletes (current JV or Varsity) who wish to improve their fitness levels through strength training, agility training, speed training, and mobility training. Opportunities are presented to improve or maintain cardiovascular efficiency, flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance, body composition, speed, power, agility, and balance. Students will engage in weekly classroom experiences that emphasize personal growth in their overall health and skill related fitness levels. Through health and fitness self-assessments, students will learn how to design and implement a sport-specific training program that enables them to achieve their desired level of athletic performance. Student must provide their own transportation for field trips and a fee based class. **Pathway: Health Sciences
COURSE NOTE:  This course is available for repeat credit.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: 09110 - Intro to an Active Lifestyles or 09515A/B - Dance 1 

Advanced Athletic Conditioning   09412
Advanced athletic conditioning is for current JV and Varsity athletes that have already completed the PE requirement.  This class will focus on overall fitness levels, strength, speed, and agility training.  
COURSE NOTE:  
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Teacher/Counselor recommendation/participation in an FPS extra-curricular sports program

Dance 1A 09515A
This introductory course will emphasize the proper execution of basic dance movements that include elements of ballet, modern, and jazz techniques. Students will learn specifically designed exercises to gain the muscular strength, flexibility, and coordination to support the performance of physically demanding skills. Students will feel the benefits of improved posture and alignment as movement will become more efficent and balanced. Through a series of creative movement activities, the students will develop the ability to communicate ideas and concepts through dance. Students will contribute to a major choreographic project that will be presented in a culminating dance performance. Pathway: Arts & Communication
COURSE NOTE: This course is offered only at FHS, transportation is provided for NFHS students. This class along with 09515B - Dance 1B will fulfill the PE requirement. This course is available for repeat credit.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 09515B - Dance 1B

Dance 1B 09515B
This introductory course will emphasize the proper execution of basic dance movements that include elements of ballet, modern, and jazz techniques. Students will learn specifically designed exercises to gain the muscular strength, flexibility, and coordination to support the performance of physically demanding skills. Students will feel the benefits of improved posture and alignment as movement will become more efficent and balanced. Through a series of creative movement activities, the students will develop the ability to communicate ideas and concepts through dance. Students will contribute to a major choreographic project that will be presented in a culminating dance performance. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
COURSE NOTE: This course is offered only at FHS, transportation is provided for NFHS students. This class along with 09515A - Dance 1A will fulfill the PE requirement. This course is available for repeat credit.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 09515A - Dance 1A

Dance 2A 09516A
This course is for students interested in improving and developing their technical and creative skills beyond the Dance 1 level. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
COURSE NOTE: This course is offered only at FHS.  This course is available for repeat credit.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: Grades 10-12 (freshmen may audition to be placed in a higher level of dance). 
PREREQUISITE: 09515A/B - Dance 1
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 09516B - Dance 2B

Dance 2B 09516B
This course is for students interested in improving and developing their technical and creative skills beyond the Dance 1 level.  **Pathway: Arts & Communication
COURSE NOTE: This course is offered only at FHS.  This course is available for repeat credit.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: Grades 10-12 (freshmen may audition to be placed in a higher level of dance). 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 09516A - Dance 2A

Dance 3A 09517A
This course will emphasize intermediate technical skills, academic concepts and composition beyond the Dance 1 & 2 level. This class will focus on composition elements such as improvisation, rhythm skills, phrasing, musical elements, aspects of movement, space, time and energy, individual composition assignments and qualities of movement. This course will also provide students the opportunity to develop stress reduction techniques and to improve their levels of physical fitness - muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, coordination, posture, balance and cardio respiratory endurance.  **Pathway: Arts & Communication
COURSE NOTE: Enrollment in this course is subject to audition.  This course is offered only at FHS.  This course is available for repeat credit.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: Grades 10-12 (freshmen may audition to be placed in a higher level of dance). 
PREREQUISITE: 09516A/B - Dance 2
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 09517B - Dance 3B

Dance 3B 09517B
This course will emphasize intermediate technical skills, academic concepts and composition beyond the Dance 1 & 2 level. This class will focus on composition elements such as improvisation, rhythm skills, phrasing, musical elements, aspects of movement, space, time and energy, individual composition assignments and qualities of movement. This course will also provide students the opportunity to develop stress reduction techniques and to improve their levels of physical fitness - muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, coordination, posture, balance and cardio respiratory endurance. This course is available for repeat credit **Pathway: Arts & Communication
COURSE NOTE: Enrollment in this course is subject to audition.  This course is offered only at FHS.  This course is available for repeat credit.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: Grades 10-12 (freshmen may audition to be placed in a higher level of dance). 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 09517A - Dance 3A

Dance 4A 09518A
Dance 4 (Dance Company) is a performance-oriented course for advanced dancers. Company members are required to participate in rehearsals, local and community dance concerts, masters classes, auditions and special dance events beyond the normal school day. Company members may choreograph dances for the Company if provided prior consent from the instructor. This course will also provide students the opportunity to develop stress reduction techniques and to improve their levels of physical fitness - muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, coordination, posture, balance and cardio respiratory endurance. **Pathway: Arts & Communication
COURSE NOTE: Enrollment in this course is subject to audition.  AUDITION APPLICATION  This course is offered only at FHS, NFHS Students are responsible for their own transportation.    This course is available for repeat credit.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: Grades 9-12 (Entry by Audition only) 
PREREQUISITE: 09517A/B - Dance 3
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 09518B - Dance 4B

Dance 4B 09518B
Dance 4 (Dance Company) is a performance-oriented course for advanced dancers. Company members are required to participate in rehearsals, local and community dance concerts, masters classes, auditions and special dance events beyond the normal school day. Company members may choreograph dances for the Company if provided prior consent from the instructor. This course will also provide students the opportunity to develop stress reduction techniques and to improve their levels of physical fitness - muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, coordination, posture, balance and cardio respiratory endurance.  **Pathway: Arts & Communication
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: Grades 9-12 (Entry by Audition only) 
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 09518A - Dance 4A

Yoga & Pilates 09519
Active Yoga and Pilates will help master the mind-body connection, develop muscular balance, core stability, strength and flexibility, as well as, reduce stress, increase energy and enhance concentration. Through a series of physical poses or Asanas, yoga teaches how to quiet the mind by placing attention on the breath and on the movement (and stillness) of the body. Students will learn Vinyasa, the ancient aerobic form that combines hatha yoga postures with fluid movement and focused breath. Pilates improves core abdominal strength and balances the muscles around the joints, improving the way the body functions, looks and feels. It focuses specifically on: breathing, pelvic placement, rib-cage placement, scapular movement, head & cervical spine placement. While working with the knowledge of technical placement during the exercises, students are able to work more efficiently, achieving greater intensity with fewer repetitions. This course is available for repeat credit. **Pathway: Health Sciences
COURSE NOTE:  This course is available for repeat credit.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: 09110 - Intro to an Active Lifestyles or 09515A/B - Dance 1 

Advanced Swimming and Lifeguard Training 09520
This course trains students to be professional rescuers. This includes American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, CPR, and First Aid. Upon successful completion of this course students can receive certificates that could qualify them for Lifeguarding positions. Activities include; conditioning, rescuing, demonstration of skills to the demands of required in lifeguard training. To obtain possible American Red Cross Certification there is a minimum fee of $35. This course is available for repeat credit. **Pathway: Health Sciences
COURSE NOTE: You must be able to swim 500 yards (20 laps) non-stop, tread water without using your hands for 3 minutes, and retrieve a brick at the deep end of the pool.  This course is available for repeat credit.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: 09110 - Intro to an Active Lifestyles or 09515A/B - Dance 1 

Outdoor Education PE 09530
This course offers instruction in activities that emphasize enjoyment of lifetime sports, leisure activities, and recreational adventure and stresses the
importance of lifetime participation. Instruction in basic wilderness skills, respect and stewardship for the environment, nutrition, and lifetime fitness concepts in an outdoor environment are also included. Active participation is the key element to this class. We will introduce snorkeling, scuba, kayaking, backpacking, biking, hiking, navigation, adventure based activities, and other non-traditional recreational games. It is not limited to these activities. **Pathway: Health Sciences
COURSE NOTE: This class anticipates that students will contribute money for field trips and activities. If you have questions or concerns about the fees, please see your counselor.  No school transportation is provided to daily activities. It is the student’s responsibility to have or get transportation to and from off campus activities. This course can be repeated for credit once the basic physical education requirements have been met. 
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: 09110 - Intro to an Active Lifestyles-Co ed or 09515A/B - Dance 1 

Sports Exploration 09610
This course will ensure students the opportunity to maintain an appropriate level of fitness, improve their skills, and develop stress reduction techniques through effective participation in team, individual and net sports. Actual competition in various team sports in the form of games, matches and tournaments, and a growing understanding of rules that govern these activities is included. Students will also have the opportunity to demonstrate practical application of the rules by officiating the various sports activities. Activities may include soccer, touch/flag football, speedball, team handball, volleyball, ultimate frisbee, basketball, softball, field hockey. Emphasis will be on developing, maintaining and improving overall fitness through participation in team activities.  **Pathway: Health Sciences
COURSE NOTE:  This course is available for repeat credit.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: 09110 - Intro to an Active Lifestyle or 09515A/B - Dance 1 

IBDP Sports, Exercise & Health Science A/B/C/D      19151A/B/C/D

This class is a two-year college-level course (four semesters), started in 11th grade. This course can be taken as part of the IB Diploma Programme OR as an individual course separate from the Diploma Programme.

The attainment of excellence in sport is the result of innate ability or skill and the dedicated pursuit of a programme of physical and mental training accompanied by appropriate nutrition. Training programme design should not be left to chance. Rather, it should be designed thoughtfully and analytically after careful consideration of the physiological, biomechanical and psychological demands of the activity. This is the role of the sport and exercise scientist who, regardless of the athletic event, should be equipped with the necessary knowledge to be able to perform this task competently. 

This course incorporates the traditional disciplines of anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, psychology and nutrition, which are studied in the context of sport, exercise and health. Students will cover a range of core and option topics and carry out practical (experimental) investigations in both laboratory and field settings. This will provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and understanding necessary to apply scientific principles and critically analyze performance. Where relevant, the course will address issues of international dimension and ethics by considering sport, exercise and health relative to the individual and in a global context. 

IB Sports, Exercise and Health Science Curriculum

COURSE NOTE: SEHS videowill introduce you to SEHS-created by an IBDP student.

This class is a two-year college-level course (four semesters), started in 11th grade. Each semester builds upon the previous semester in content and skills. This course can be taken as part of the IB Diploma Programme OR as an individual course separate from the Diploma Programme. 

Assessment is an integral part of teaching and learning. The most important aims of assessment in the Diploma Programme are that it should support curricular goals and encourage appropriate student learning. Both external and internal assessments are used in the Diploma Programme. IB examiners mark work produced for external assessment, while work produced for internal assessment is marked by teachers and externally moderated by the IB.  An optional final exam is available for college credit in the spring of senior year.

CREDIT: TYPE: GRADE:
COREQUISITE: Grade 11 takes 19151 A/B - IBDP Sports, Exercise & Health Science. Grade 12 takes 19151 C/D - IBDP Sports, Exercise & Helath Science.