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PHYSICAL EDUCATION
The goal of the Physical Education Department is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to develop and maintain an active, healthy lifestyle. Through a variety of courses students will be able to gain knowledge of exercise as it relates to health and wellness which will enable them to make lifelong activity a personal commitment. 
 

Course Descriptions

PE100 PHYSICAL EDUCATION (MALE)                
PE101 PHYSICAL EDUCATION (FEMALE)
Grades:9, 10, 11            1 Year   1 Credit
Supplies Needed:
Combination lock, appropriate Physical Education uniform
This course may be repeated for credit but not for grade change.

This course is an introductory physical education class. Students will learn and apply components of health-related fitness, proper nutrition and physiology. Students will learn and participate in a variety of individual and team sports. Fitness activities will include cardiovascular conditioning and resistance training, along with individual fitness assessments.

PE105 BEGINNING DANCE
Grades:9, 10, 11, 12       1 Year   1 Credit
Supplies Needed:
Leotard, dance/athletic pants, shoes, combination lock
This course will satisfy one fine arts credit for Arizona university entrance requirements.

This course will include an introduction to various dance styles. Emphasis will be placed on awareness of technique/skill, history, knowledge, improvisation, and aesthetics of each dance style. Students will participate and relate dance as a lifetime fitness and health-related activity. Students will be offered the opportunity to perform in a dance concert.

PE106 INTERMEDIATE DANCE
Grades:9, 10, 11, 12       1 Year   1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Audition, application and approval
Supplies Needed:
Leotard, dance/athletic pants, shoes, combination lock
This course may be repeated for credit but not for grade change.

This course will satisfy one fine arts credit for Arizona university entrance requirements.

This course will provide advanced study of the skills acquired in Beginning Dance. Students will gain experience with background knowledge, physiological training and conditioning, psychomotor skills, and artistic concepts at a higher level. Emphasis will be placed on choreography, production, and performance in a concert setting. Students will be required to choreograph and perform in a dance concert.

PE107 ADVANCED DANCE
Grades:9, 10, 11, 12       1 Year   1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Audition, application and approval
Supplies Needed:
Leotard, dance/athletic pants, shoes, combination lock
Costume costs may be incurred, not to exceed $200.00.

This course may be repeated for credit but not for grade change.
This course will satisfy one fine arts credit for Arizona university entrance requirements

This course will focus on advanced skills, knowledge of dance as an art, and choreographic artistry. Performance in concerts and after-school rehearsals will be required. Students will work on aspects of concert production including: choreography, group projects, stage productions/techniques, and performance.

PE108 DANCEWORKS COMPANY
Grades:10, 11, 12           1 Year   1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Audition, application and approval
Supplies Needed:
Leotard, dance/athletic pants, shoes, combination lock
Costume costs may be incurred, not to exceed $200.00.

This course may be repeated for credit but not for grade change.
This course will satisfy one fine arts credit for Arizona university entrance requirements.
 

This group performance course will emphasize advanced dance techniques, choreography, background knowledge, and artistic concepts. It will involve a rigorous rehearsal and performance schedule. Students will learn all aspects of concert production including choreography, teaching, costume design, production of a piece, dances, rehearsal techniques, lighting design, and performances.

PE114 INTERMEDIATE ATHLETIC MOVEMENT
Grades:10, 11, 12           1 Year   1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Beginning Athletic Movement
Supplies Needed:
Athletic shirt and pants, shorts, shoes, combination lock
This course may be repeated for credit but not for grade change.

This course will satisfy one fine arts credit for Arizona university entrance requirements.  

This course will provide advanced study of the skills acquired in Beginning Athletic Movement. Students will gain experience with background knowledge, physiological training and conditioning, psychomotor skills, and artistic concepts at a higher level. Emphasis will be placed on choreography, production, and performance in a concert setting. Students will be required to choreograph and perform in a dance concert.

 

PE210 RACQUET AND INDIVIDUAL SPORTS
Grades:9, 10, 11, 12       1 Year   1 Credit
Supplies Needed:
Physical Education uniform, combination lock
This course may be repeated for credit but not for grade change.

This course will introduce a variety of racquet and individual sports with an emphasis on skill development and game strategy. Racquet sports may include racquetball, tennis, table tennis, paddleball and badminton. Individual sports may include golf, Frisbee games, horseshoes, shuffleboard, and others. Fitness activities will include cardiovascular conditioning and resistance training.

PE220 INTRODUCTORY WEIGHT TRAINING (Male)
PE221 INTRODUCTORY WEIGHT TRAINING (Female)
Grades:9, 10, 11, 12       1 Year   1 Credit
Supplies Needed:
Combination lock, appropriate Physical Education uniform
This course may be repeated for credit but not for grade change.
 

This course will introduce resistance training and include a variety of exercises, techniques and programs. Students will learn and apply health-related concepts, proper nutrition and physiology. Students will learn and demonstrate correct techniques of core lifts, which may include squat and power clean. Cardiovascular conditioning and individual fitness assessments will be included.

PE229 INTRODUCTORY SPORTS TRAINING
Grades:9, 10, 11            1 Year   1 Credit
Prerequisite:
​ ​Application and approval
Supplies Needed:
Combination lock, appropriate Physical Education uniform
This course may be repeated for credit but not for grade change.

This course will implement sport-specific lifting, cardiovascular conditioning, and fitness programs to improve athletic performance and injury prevention. A health-related curriculum including nutrition, physiology and health concepts will be incorporated.

PE230 ADVANCED SPORTS TRAINING
Grades:9, 10, 11, 12       1 Year   1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Application and approval
Supplies Needed:
Combination lock, appropriate Physical Education uniform Elective or CTE/FA4 credit will be issued for this course.
This course may be repeated for credit but not for grade change.

This course will provide training for students who want to improve their strength and power for interscholastic sports. Sport-specific lifting and fitness will be emphasized to improve individual fitness, athletic performance, and injury prevention.

PE401 UNIFIED PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Grades:9, 10, 11, 12       1 Year   1 Credit
Recommended Supplies:
Physical Education uniform, combination lock
This course may be repeated for credit but not for grade change.

This course will provide opportunities for students with mental or physical disabilities to be partnered with typical students in a daily physical education class. This co-ed class matches boys and girls across grade levels to benefit all students involved.

PE500 SPORTS MEDICINE I
Grades:10, 11, 12           1 Year   1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Lab Biology
Fee:
$10.00
This course will satisfy one CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements.

This course will provide students interested in a medical field the opportunity to study athletic training. Students will have the option of working with athletic teams.

PE501 SPORTS MEDICINE II
Grades:11, 12    1 Year   1 Credit
Prerequisite:
Sports Medicine I
Fee:
$10.00
Can be taken for dual credit

This course may be repeated for credit but not for grade change
This course will satisfy one CTE credit for Arizona university entrance requirements.

This course will include advanced training in therapy, assessment, and use of modalities to treat athletic injuries. Students will be working with athletic teams.


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