Health & Fitness

Greg Caldwell

Department Chair

Health and Fitness Department Members

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Michelle Beattie

Health and Fitness Teacher

Washington State guidelines require students to take a minimum of 1.5 Health/Fitness credits as part of graduation requirements. Students will develop their spiritual, emotional, mental, social, and psychological selves through academic study and physical activity. Students will increase individual fitness, discover lifetime healthy activities, and improve relationship with God, ourselves, and one another.

Courses

PE1103 - CO-ED FITNESS (SEMESTER OR FULL YEAR)

Prerequisite: Athletic clothing will be mandatory. Open to all grades.

This course focuses on the fundamentals of physical education. Activities selected promote teamwork and individual fitness goals. Students are taught skills which can be used throughout life. Some of the activities include basketball, lacrosse, badminton, pickle ball, hockey, rugby, volleyball, soccer, and self-defense.

PE1015 - HEALTH (SEMESTER)

Prerequisite: Must be a current Sophomore.

Students will develop knowledge and skills pertaining to personal health and wellness. Some of the content covered includes physical, social, mental/emotional, and spiritual health; body systems functioning; nutrition; physical activity; eating disorders; tobacco, drug, and alcohol abuse; and human sexuality.

PE1100 - WEIGHT TRAINING AND CONDITIONING (SEMESTER OR FULL YEAR)

Open to all grades. This course is designed to meet the individual student’s needs. The elements in the training schedule are to include: nutrition, weights, calisthenics, running, walking, and stretching. Grade is based on improvement in strength and training goals reached.

PE1200 - ADVANCED WEIGHT TRAINING/SPORTS FITNESS (SEMESTER OR FULL YEAR)

Prerequisite: Weight Training and Conditioning or approval of Health/Fitness faculty.

Students will train in this course to meet their specific goals: sport improvement, weight lifting, and increased fitness. Each student will receive an individualized fitness program that includes nutrition and exercise components.

PE1107 - YOGA/GROUP FITNESS (SEMESTER OR FULL YEAR)

Open to all grades. Students will see an improvement in their flexibility and learn how breathing can be used to calm and relieve stress. Students will also be introduced to various aerobic exercises such as kickboxing, body works, boot camp, and Zumba.

PE1204 - STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING (SEMESTER OR FULL YEAR)

This Strength and Conditioning course is an upper level PE course. It will focus on four primary areas of fitness: overall strength, cardiovascular endurance, speed/agility, and flexibility.