Physical Education & Health

Regular physical activity can help children and adolescents improve cardiorespiratory fitness, build strong bones and muscles, control weight, reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression, and reduce the risk of developing health conditions

Physical Activity Behaviors

Less than one-quarter (24%) of children 6 to 17 years of age participate in 60 minutes of physical activity every day.

Physical to Academic

Students who are physically active tend to have better grades, school attendance, cognitive performance, and classroom behaviors.

Cognitive Performance

Higher physical activity are associated with improved cognitive performance (e.g., concentration, memory) among students.

Gross-Motor Skills

The younger students have fun while developing gross motor skills as well as improving their turn taking skills, and following directions.

Teamwork & Understanding

As students enter the older grades an emphasis is on teamwork and understanding and improving their fitness levels.

The Human System

Through a variety of games, discussions, and activities students learn about a wide variety of topics from water safety to nutrition, different senses to the human body and different systems within the body.