The goals of the Physical Education Program are designed to address and fulfill the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards.
During their four years of participation in the physical education program, students will:
- Develop the self esteem and self confidence that can be gained from athletic participation
- Learn the benefits of teamwork while developing sportsmanship and social skills
- Experience the self motivation that comes from a desire to improve in athletics
- Develop lifelong personal hygiene habits
- Learn how to safeguard themselves during athletic participation
- Develop the cardiovascular fitness required to meet the demands of daily life
- Improve their body strength, range of motion, and flexibility within the limits of each student's ability
- Recognize and accept the limits and capacities of oneself and others
- Develop an appreciation for physical activities that can be carried over into adult leisure time
- Demonstrate an improvement in their level of sports sells
- Gain knowledge of game rules, strategies, scoring, etiquette, safety practices, and protective equipment
This one marking period course is designed to help adolescent students learn about the different aspects of human sexuality and sexual responsibility. The course presents the facts and the issues surrounding sexuality and stresses the need for adolescents to develop personal responsibility and respect for others. The material presented in class reaches students from a wide range of socioeconomic backgrounds and is accessible both to students unfamiliar with issues of sexuality and those with some knowledge and experience.
This one marking period course will assist students in acquiring knowledge of tobacco, alcohol and drug related issues. The goal of the course is to explain how the nervous system is affected by drugs and alcohol. Resistance to drugs, etc. is an essential part of wellness. Psychoactive drugs and anabolic steroids will also be covered.
Social, emotional, physical, psychological, and mental wellness in relationships is the focus of this one marking period course. As seniors, it is important to recognize healthy relationships as they move towards adulthood. An emphasis is placed upon making educated and responsible choices in our interaction with self and others. In addition one chapter is devoted to human development from egg fertilization to sexually mature individuals.
The goals of the Driver Education Program are designed to address and fulfill New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards 2.2 and 2.3 and Workplace Readiness Standards 3, 4, and 5.