Physical Education Standards

  1. Demonstrate competency in a variety of physical activities: dance, gymnastics, team and individual games, fitness, and outdoor and challenge pursuits.

  2. Understand and apply principles of human movement to the learning and development of motor skills.

  3. Utilize fitness and nutritional concepts to achieve and maintain a health enhancing level of physical fitness, and a physically active lifestyle.

  4. Demonstrate responsible personal behavior and work cooperatively with others of diverse backgrounds in a physical activity setting.

  5. Identify, understand, and value how physical activity provides personal enjoyment, challenge, and self-expression.

  6. Demonstrate progress toward avoiding risk-taking activities that cause intentional and unintentional injuries or diseases (students will demonstrate first aid and safety techniques.)

  7. Demonstrate progress toward learning accurate information about physical development, including human sexuality and mental and emotional health.

  8. Demonstrate progress toward maintaining lifestyles that are free of tobacco, alcohol, and other non-medicinal drugs.