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Physical Education / Health


Physical Education / Health

Physical Education

Physical Education is offered to students in grades 9-12. At the 9th grade level students participate in PE for one trimester; all other grade levels are full year offerings. The PE program at Pathfinder offers students a wide range of physical activities. The activities are presented in an enjoyable manner that emphasizes the skills for good performance and success. To further address the sports, Activities in the PE Program may include:
  • Jogging & aerobic walking
  • Volleyball, softball, soccer, basketball, kickball
  • Weight training
  • Archery
  • Floor Hockey
  • Speedball
  • Flag Football

Health Education

Grade 9 students will be scheduled for one trimester of health. Students will review pertinent health topics which influence the choices they make in the near future. The importance of educated decision making will be highlighted. The hazards of tobacco, drugs and alcohol will be reviewed. Nutrition and obesity will also be studied. The endocrine system, sexuality and childbirth will also be discussed. Abstinence and personal responsibility will be emphasized, and contraception will be reviewed. Open classroom discussion will be promoted, so therefore any health issue may also be briefly discussed. A variety of learning avenues will be utilized, such as reading from the text, class worksheets, homework assignments, projects, videos and slideshows.

PE / Health Instructors

Physical Education
Mr. Joe Baldyga

Health
Mr. Greg Southworth

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