|361||HEALTH I||9||2.5 Cr.||9|
Freshman health is designed to help the student deal with the emotional and physical changes that take place during adolescence. This course explores the topics of stress, environmental health, communicable diseases and use and abuse of drugs, tobacco and alcohol. Sexually transmitted diseases and reproduction are also discussed in regard to the impact on their personal lives and society as a whole. Throughout each unit special emphasis is placed on being able to make responsible decisions and developing and practicing refusal skills.
|356||HEALTH II / DRIVER EDUCATION THEORY||10||2.5 Cr.||9|
Classroom Driver Education is a required course for all sophomores. It is intended to familiarize the student with the necessary, basic information for learning how to drive properly and safely. The course investigates the history of transportation, offers an in-depth study of New Jersey driving statutes and Division of Motor Vehicles Regulations, including driver responsibilities. Law enforcement agencies offer input into the legalities involved in driving, traffic safety, and accident prevention.
Upon completion of the course, the students will take the New Jersey State written exam, which, if successfully passed, is valid for two years.
|362||HEALTH III||11||2.5 Cr.||9|
Junior Health is designed to increase self-awareness, improve self-image, further the decision making process and promote refusal skills. The students also explore the topics of life-long fitness, personal safety and substance use, abuse and intervention. The physiological aspects of human sexuality are reviewed and expanded.
|363||HEALTH IV||12||2.5 Cr.||9|
This course will better prepare the student to assume his or her adult role in society. Special emphasis is given to understanding each individual and his/her role in the family. Areas covered are family planning, marriage, courtship and engagement, finances, society today, and parenting.
|370||PHYSICAL EDUCATION I||9||2.5 Cr.||27|
Physical Education I is an introductory program designed to develop students’ physical abilities through a wide variety of activities including Introduction to Project Adventure. This first year introduces students to sports and activities, which generally continue in sequence, through Physical Education courses in 10th, 11th, and 12th grade.
|375||PHYSICAL EDUCATION II||10||2.5 Cr.||27|
|380||PHYSICAL EDUCATION III||11||2.5 Cr.||27|
|385||PHYSICAL EDUCATION IV||12||2.5 Cr.||27|
Physical Education II, III, and IV provide lifetime carry-over sports activity programs for students. During the year, the elective program allows students to choose a variety of these activities in which they demonstrate an interest. Also, Project Adventure I, which consists of trust activities and low elements, is a sophomore requirement and Project Adventure II, which consists of high elements, is elected in either the junior or senior year.
|390||PHYSICAL EDUCATION LEADERSHIP I||11 – 12||2.5Cr.||18|
Leadership I is designed to enable the student to successfully organize a class into squads, learn proper attendance procedure and be able to assist a substitute teacher. The student will also begin to learn different teaching methods with large and small groups, be able to lead a teacher-prepared callisthenic routine and to observe students’ level of participation.
|391||PHYSICAL EDUCATION LEADERSHIP II||11 – 12||2.5||18|
Leadership I is a pre-requisite for this course.
Leadership II concentrates on preparing and leading callisthenic routines, assisting the teacher in skills taught for each activity, developing tools for pupil evaluation and becoming knowledgeable on use, care and storage of equipment.
|395||ADAPTIVE PHYSICAL EDUCATION – (V)||9 – 12||5||36|