Physical Education

PE 1

P10011 – P10012

Students will engage in a variety of moderate to vigorous physical activities to promote lifelong health and wellness. Experiences will include, but are not limited to, the following: Fitness Activities, Fitness Testing, Fitness Concepts, Individual and Team Activities, Aquatics, Dance, Drug Education and CPR Training (NCHS).
Level: 9
Full Year Course
Credit: 1.00

PE 2

P20011, P20012

Students will engage in a variety of moderate to vigorous physical activities to promote lifelong health and wellness. Students will be challenged to improve their wellness through the following experiences, but are not limited to: Individual Wellness Journal, Fitness Testing, CPR (NNHS), Team Building, Wall Climbing, Individual/Team Games and Aquatic Proficiency/Safety.
Level: 10
Semester Course
Credit: 0.50

PE 2 – Leadership

P24011, P24012

This course has a focus on cooperative learning and development of leadership skills. Students will engage in a variety of moderate to vigorous physical activities to promote lifelong health and wellness. Students will be challenged to improve their wellness through the following experiences, but not limited to: Individual Wellness Journal, Fitness Testing, CPR (NNHS), Team Building, Wall Climbing, Individual/Team Games and Aquatic Proficiency/Safety. – Application required- Instructional Coordinator approval (NCHS only).
Level: 10
Semester Course
Credit: 0.50

PE 3/4

P40011, P40012

Students will elect between a variety of experiences to promote lifelong health and wellness. Experiences may include, but not limited to: Fitness, Fitness Testing, Individual and Team Activities, Aquatics (class dependent), Dance (class dependent) and off campus activities such as bowling and golf (class dependent). It is in the discretion of the department to modify a student’s request to accommodate appropriate sectioning.
Level: 11,12
Semester Course
Credit: 0.50

Lifeguard Training

P75011, P75012

Course Fee
American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification can be achieved through his class. This course will include the application of traditional and non-traditional Physical Education activities in and out of the pool. Required course materials can be purchased by the student or through the school. There is an optional $39.00 fee to purchase lifeguard certification from the American Red Cross. Students enrolled in this course may NOT participate in the PE waiver program.
Level: 9 (NCHS- second semester only. Must be age 15 by spring break) 10, 11,12
Semester Course
Credit: 0.50

PE Fitness

P50011, P50012

Students will develop comprehensive knowledge of fitness through experiences that will include, but are not limited to, the following: Group Fitness, Team Activities, Individual Activities, Strength Training, Yoga, Pilates, and Functional Movement Activities. Students will develop an individual fitness program and set goals to analyze and improve their fitness and nutrition levels.
Level: 11,12
Semester Course
Credit: 0.50

Sports Medicine 1

P63011, P63012

Students in this class will get an introduction to how athletic trainers and other sports medicine professionals work to prevent, evaluate, manage and rehabilitate athletic injuries in various public settings such as: physical therapy clinics, physician extenders, industrial corporations, professional sports, and high schools. Students are given the opportunity to explore all aspects of sports medicine. Experiences will include, but are not limited to, the following: anatomy, physiology, therapeutic exercise, taping and biomechanics of common mechanisms of sport injuries as they pertain to sports medicine. This class will include weekly fitness activities where students must change for PE. There are optional observational opportunities, after school, as a Student Athletic Trainer Aide. Students enrolled in this course may NOT participate in the PE waiver program.
Level: 11,12
Semester Course
Credit: 0.50

Sports Medicine 2

P63511, P63512

Sports Medicine 2 is designed for students who are interested in careers like sports medicine, physical therapy, medicine, nursing, fitness, physiology of exercise, kinesiology, nutrition, and EMT. This course focuses on providing students with advanced levels of content and skill development important in recognition of proper care, prevention, and preliminary rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Students continue advanced skill development in taping, padding, equipment use and management, CPR, and first aid, while deepening knowledge of medical terminology. Topics covered include anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology. Students enrolled in this course may NOT participate in the PE waiver program.
Level: 11,12
Semester Course
Credit: 0.50
Pre Req: Sports Medicine 1

Adventure 1

P42011, P42012

This course is focused on experiential learning and may include, but are not limited to, the following: Kayaking, Rock Climbing, Rappelling, High Ropes, map reading, building a fire and shelter, and environmental responsibilities. Students enrolled in this course may NOT participate in the PE waiver program.
Level: 11,12
Semester Course
Credit: 0.50
Pre Req: basic swimming skills and comfortable being under water

Adventure 2

P42512

This course is focused on experiential learning that may include, but are not limited to, the following: Orienteering, Introduction to Lead Climbing, Advanced Camping Skills, and Advanced Kayaking. This course will also include an expedition trip planning and a spring off-campus kayaking trip. Students enrolled in this course may NOT participate in the PE waiver program.
Level: 11,12
Semester Course
Credit: 0.50
Pre Req: Adventure 1

Strength & Performance

P44011, P44012

Students have the opportunity to experience a course that is devoted to the development of strength and performance. Fundamental and advanced techniques will be applied to resistance training, functional fitness concepts will be applied to enhance the student’s power and agility. In addtion, movements and exercises will be designed to resist injury. This course is designed to accommodate students with a variety of training needs. Additional concepts such as nutrition, healthy habits, and leadership will be applied in this course.
Level: 11,12
Semester Course
Credit: 0.50

Senior Wellness

P47012

Seniors have the unique opportunity to participate in Senior Wellness, a course incorporating both physical education activities and health education concepts that directly apply to their post-secondary experience. Physical education activities are designed to develop greater independence in the areas of fitness, recreation, and individualized activities. Health topics that will be explored include, but not limited to, alcohol/drug abuse, human sexuality, nutrition, and emotional wellness. If a student took Advanced Health they are not eligible to take Senior Wellness.
Level: 12
Semester Course
Credit: 0.50
Pre Req: Health

Adapted PE Leaders

P87011,P87012

Adapted PE Leaders provide assistance for students enrolled in Adapted Physical Education. – Application required – IC Approval
Level: 11,12
Semester Course
Credit: 0.50

Sensory PE Leaders (NCHS Only)

P88511,P88512

Sensory PE Leaders provide assistance for students enrolled in Sensory Physical Education. – Application required – IC Approval
Level: 11,12
Semester Course
Credit: 0.50

Junior PE Leaders

P61011 – P61012

This course prepares students with the skills needed to provide assistance as a student leader in PE 1 or PE 2. Their training will include, but will not be limited to, the following: Life Saving, Facilitation of Fitness Concepts, Team Building, Wall Climbing, CPR, and Dance Instruction. Students enrolled in this course may NOT participate in the PE waiver program. Application required – IC approval
Level: 11
Full Year Course
Credit: 1.00

Senior PE Leaders

P62011 – P62012

Enrollment in this course enables a student to be placed in a PE 1 or PE 2 class as a student leader. Their role will be highly active in assisting students throughout the units. The leaders can demonstrate proper technique for multiple activities and are expected to be highly motivated students. Students enrolled in this course may NOT participate in the PE waiver program. Application required – IC approval
Level: 12
Full Year Course
Credit: 1.00
Pre Req: Junior PE Leaders