Physical Education

COURSE: HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
COURSE NUMBER: 230
A-G: None
PREREQUISITE: Grades 9-12
DESCRIPTION: Recreational Basketball will be involved in many activities to help them improve dribbling, shooting, defense, and teamwork. An emphasis will be placed on the teaching of skills basketball so that students can participate effectively. Agility drills will be used throughout the year to help students gain coordination.

COURSE: JR BASKETBALL
COURSE NUMBER: 6001
A-G: None
PREREQUISITE: Grades 7-8
DESCRIPTION: Recreational Basketball will be involved in many activities to help them improve dribbling, shooting, defense, and teamwork. An emphasis will be placed on the teaching of skills basketball so that students can participate effectively. Agility drills will be used throughout the year to help students gain coordination

COURSE: BEGINNING ARCHERY
COURSE NUMBER: 6000
A-G: None
PREREQUISITE: Grades 9 – 12
DESCRIPTION: The purpose of the course is to introduce students to the basic techniques of target archery emphasizing the care and use of equipment, range safety, stance and shooting techniques, scoring and competition. … Basic equipment used for archery will be provided.

COURSE: FITNESS WALKING
COURSE NUMBER: 6002
A-G: None
PREREQUISITE: None
DESCRIPTION: The purpose of this course is to increase cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility. By the end of the year, the student will demonstrate and understand how to take their heart rate and access cardio-respiratory intensity level, demonstrate the ability to stretch and warm up properly prior to exercise, calculate their personal target heart rate zone, demonstrate the ability to fitness walk a specific amount of time and/or distance that increases as the class progresses, explain the benefits of walking as a form of exercise. Students will go on instructor guided walks off campus. Students must provide appropriate walking shoes.

COURSE: FITNESS JOGGING
COURSE NUMBER: 6003
A-G: None
PREREQUISITE: None
DESCRIPTION: Fitness and Recreational Activity Walking & Jogging, Fitness development with on emphasis on walking, jogging, and running, including discussion of proper technique and health benefits. Students will go on instructor guided jogs and walks off campus. Students must provide appropriate running shoes.

COURSE: CIRQUE CONDITIONING
COURSE NUMBER: 2161
A-G: 10 credits, Elective
HOUSES: Performing Arts, Music Arts, Visual & Technical Arts, Career Arts
CONSERVATORY: None
PREREQUISITE: None
DESCRIPTION: This course is beginning hands on strength training to prepare students to enter the cirque conservatory. Students will execute extensive flexibility training in this class. 90% of this course is about gaining strength and flexibility for the safety of going into the cirque conservatory and 10% of this course explores cirque apparatus.

Many arts courses count toward physical education credit. The following is an inclusive list of conservatory courses that count for PE credit in the 2018 / 2019 school year:
Drama I, Dance Technique, Cirque Conditioning, Acting I, Acting II, Acting III, Advanced Choreography, Ballet & Lyrical II, Ballet & Lyrical III, Ballet & Lyrical IV, Ballet I, Beginning Choreography, Circus Arts I, Circus Arts II, Circus Arts III, Circus Dance, Cirque Choreography, Cirque Conditioning, Dance Team, Dance Technique, Drama I, Drumline, Ground Arts I, Ground Arts II, Hip Hop, Hippogriffs, Jazz I Dance, Jazz & Tap II, Jazz & Tap III, Jazz & Tap IV, Men’s Ballet, Men’s Dance, Musical Theatre I, Musical Theatre II, Musical Theatre III, Pointe I, Pointe II, Professional Vocalist, Rhythm & Combo, Production X, Stage Tech, Street Team, Star Quest, Theatre Troupe, Tumbling I, Tumbling II, Tumbling III, Voice Technique I, Voice Technique II, and Voice Technique III.