Physical Education

  • Bikeology

    Grades 10-12

    1/2 unit of credit 

    Meets at Pershing K-8

    The Bikeology summer school course will provide students with the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors while focusing on learning how to bike safely. Students will learn about the importance of using helmets to prevent brain injury, how to prevent crashes, and how to stay safe while biking in traffic. The Bikeology course will also teach students how to choose the right bicycle for them, trail etiquette, and simple bicycle maintenance.

     Session 1,  8 - 11 a.m., meets at Pershing K-8, students must provide their own bicycles


  • Health

    Grades 9-12

    1/2 unit of credit 

    Available for credit recovery online only.

    GHS freshmen:  This course will be part of your Freshman Academy experience in the fall and should not be part of your summer schedule.

    The purpose of this course is to help students gain the necessary knowledge to make sound health decisions regarding their personal health and wellness. Instruction may include units covering mental health, heart disease, CPR, cancer and carcinogenic agents, reproduction and sexually transmitted diseases, substance abuse, personal health care, and chronic and infectious diseases. This course meets the one-half unit health requirement for graduation.

    Session 1, seated, 8 -11 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Session 2, seated 7:40 - 11:12 a.m. or 11:37 a.m. - 3:09 p.m.

    Session 1 & 2, online

    (1/2 credit is 4 weeks)


  • Individual & Dual Sports

    Grades 10-12

    1/2 unit of credit

    Students in this course will develop recreational skills that can carry over to lifetime activities. Students will learn rules, strategies, and proper safety procedures for equipment used in those sports and activities studied. This course may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite Physical Education I

    Session 1, seated, 8 - 11 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Session 2, seated 7:40 - 11:12 a.m. or 11:37 a.m. - 3:09 p.m.


  • Outdoor Living

    Grades 9-12

    1/2 unit of credit 

    This course is designed for those students who wish to develop outdoor living skills for recreational pursuits. The student will also explore environmental issues, discover places available to pursue outdoor activities and learn outdoor etiquette and safety procedures Students may incur personal expenses on some field trips. This course may be repeated for credit.

    Session 1, seated, 8 - 11 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Session 2, seated 7:40 - 11:12 a.m. or 11:37 a.m. - 3:09 p.m.

     


  • Physical Education l

    Grades 9-12

    1/2 unit of credit

    GHS freshmen:  This course will be part of your Freshman Academy experience in the fall and should not be part of your summer schedule.

    Students in this course will deal primarily with the concepts and improvement of physical fitness. It is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and desire to pursue physical fitness throughout life. The course will include a variety of lab experiences, lectures, written tests and fitness tests. Of particular importance are the health related aspects of fitness – cardiovascular endurance, strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and body fat composition.


    Session 1, seated, 8 - 11 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Session 2, seated 7:40 - 11:12 a.m. or 11:37 a.m. - 3:09 p.m.

    Session 1 & 2, online

    (1/2 credit is 4 weeks)


  • Physical Fitness

    Grades 10-12

    1/2 unit of credit 

    Students in this course will gain an understanding and appreciation of the lifetime need for physical fitness. Students will participate in group and individual activities to develop all aspects of health related fitness and the proper components of weight training principles. This course may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite Physical Education I

    Session 1 and 2, online 

     (1/2 credit is 4 weeks)