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2016-2017 P.E. Schedule for Mr. Conklin
Period 1: B days only
Period 2: A and B days
Period 3: Study Hall in Room 207
Period 4: A days only
Periods 8/9, 10 and 11: A and B days
2016-2017 PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Debra Crowe, Rob Conklin, Lindsay Berry, Katelyn Wilson
Alternate Days – 1/2 Credit Students are encouraged to develop an awareness of the importance of personal physical fitness and good health, as well as to recognize the importance of physical activity as a long-range approach to the full enjoyment of life. The program covers physical fitness, motor skills development, knowledge, social objectives and aesthetic value. The main components of the Physical Education program are class instruction, Project Adventure, intramurals, and interscholastic sports. Our curriculum is geared to meeting the New York State Learning Standards. Successful participation in Physical Education is required each year in grades 9-12.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 9-10: This course is designed for Grades 9 & 10 and provides a mixture of traditional and non-traditional activities. The course includes Project Adventure activities, such as cooperative games, group initiatives, and trust, and alternative games, such as speedball, team handball, Frisbee activities, orienteering, physical fitness assessment, designing personal workout programs, and self defense. Traditional activities include flag football, floor hockey, circuit training, and basketball.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 11-12: This course is designed for Grades 11 & 12. The activities include both team and individual sports. Some of the individual activities are weight training, aerobics, Tae-Bo, and self-defense. The sports offered are soccer, floor hockey, basketball, volleyball, team handball, softball, tennis, table tennis, golf, badminton, ultimate Frisbee, track, and football. Future activities may include Project Adventure, pickle ball, yoga, and Pilates.
New York State Physical Education Learning Standards
Standard One: Personal Health and Fitness: Students will have the necessary knowledge and skills to establish and maintain physical fitness, participate in physical activity, and maintain personal health. Students will perform basic motor and manipulative skills. They will attain competency in a variety of physical activities and proficiency in a few select complex motor and sports activities. Students will design personal fitness programs to improve cardio-respiratory endurance, flexibility, muscular strength, endurance, and body composition.
Standard Two: A Safe and Healthy Environment: Students will acquire the knowledge and ability necessary to create and maintain a safe and healthy environment. Students will demonstrate responsible personal and social behavior while engaged in physical activity. They will understand that physical activity provides the opportunity for enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and communication. Students will be able to identify safety hazards and react effectively to ensure a safe and positive experience for all participants.
Standard Three: Resource Management: Students will understand and be able to manage their personal and community resources. Students will be aware of and able to access opportunities available to them within their community to engage in physical activity. They will be informed consumers and be able to evaluate facilities and programs. 'Students will also be aware of some career options in the field of physical fitness and sports.