Health and Physical Education

Health Education courses are required in grades nine, eleven and twelve.  Students must earn a passing grade to meet graduation requirements.  Health Education courses provide a basis of knowledge about health and wellness that leads to the development of skills, attitudes, and behaviors conducive to overall physical, emotional, social and mental well-being.  Ultimately, health education promotes responsible decision making that contributes to a healthy lifestyle.  Physical education provides a coeducational, comprehensive program of lifetime and team sports, and physical fitness activities.  Students must earn a passing grade in Physical Education each year to meet graduation requirements.  Fitness tests are mandatory and will be measured according to the Presidential Physical Fitness Program standards.  Driver Education Theory is required in ninth grade.