General Description: The freshman core Physical education course provides opportunities for students to develop and improve skills to participate successfully and learn sportsmanship in a variety of lifelong physical fitness activities.

Content: This is a one-semester course which emphasizes fitness and competency of basic skills. Sport Education is a curriculum model designed to provide authentic sport experiences for all students through key features. Sport seasons will include, but are not limited to softball, soccer, basketball, volleyball, flag football and racquet sports.

Skills / Strategies: Students will learn rules, strategy, and etiquette, proper care of equipment, safety, and teamwork. Students will assume roles of not only players, but coaches, captains, referees and record keeping. Additionally, each student will set goals and learn concepts designed to improve his/her personal fitness now and into the future. Students will be evaluated on classroom based assessments.