Health Education Length of Course: 20 weeks
Grade Level: 11-12 Credits: ½
Units covered: Physical and emotional health including wellness and fitness: chemical substance abuse, nutrition, sexuality, teenage pregnancy, communicable disease, STD’s including AIDS. The topics are covered through small group discussion, lecture, question and answer techniques, group activities, films, videotapes and outside speakers.
Physical Education Length of Course: 40 weeks
Prerequisites: None Credits: ½
All students require Physical Education. Classes meet on alternating days either 1,3,5 or 2,4,6. Medically excused students obtain credit for Physical Education by arranging projects with the instructor. For medical excuse blanks see the nurse. The SCS medical excuse blanks must be used. All students must have four years of Physical Education in order to graduate. Each year a student can miss no more than 15 gym classes and still pass. A variety of team and individual sports and activities are covered. All classes are Co-Ed. The following is a partial list of the activities offered each year.
Athletic Training-Sports Medicine Length of Course: 20 weeks
Prerequisite: None Credits: ½
An in depth study of the care, prevention and treatment of athletic injuries. We spend 60% of the time studying anatomy and sporting injuries and 40% is learning to tape for specific injuries. This is an ideal course for people interested in sports, any medical field or physical therapy.