Physical Education is an essential part of the total education program. It is designed to promote health and a sense of well-being in youth. It is the optimum development of the physically, mentally and socially integrated and adjusted individual, through guided instruction and participation in selected total-body sports and activities conducted according to social, hygienic and safety standards.
It is hoped, with this philosophy in mind, that good health can be achieved through a variety of skills and activities that contribute to cardio-respiratory fitness, endurance, flexibility, agility, balance, muscular strength, speed, power and coordination. This course is taught in conjunction with efficient, graceful, useful movement skills at all levels of development.
Subject matter is directed toward desirable health habits and practices. These habits and practices are vital to each student in terms of his/her own physical, mental and social well-being.
The importance of the individual’s contribution to society is examined with a strong emphasis on personal, family and community health.
The health education course presents to the students numerous opportunities to explore, understand, develop and apply lifelong goals toward optimum health.