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PE

Welcome to our Physical Education Department page! Below are a list of all PE classes.

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Personal Fitness

The purpose of this required course is to teach students the importance of maintaining an optimal level of health fitness and how to assess and develop that fitness.  The content will also include knowledge of health problems associated with inadequate fitness levels, knowledge and application of physiological principles of fitness, proper nutrition, stress management, and consumer issues related to physical fitness.  Students will develop individual wellness plans.

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Fitness Lifestyle Design

This course will cover assessment of the health related components of fitness and application of fitness concepts.  Students will design, implement and self-evaluate an ongoing individualized personal wellness program.  A minimum of three physical activity days each week is recommended so that students may monitor and measure individual fitness levels.

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Power Weight Training

The purpose of this course is to acquire knowledge and skills in power weight training and improve or maintain health related physical fitness.  Students will learn safety practices, techniques and assessment of basic Olympic and power weight training skills, assessment of health related fitness, consumer issues related to weight training and fitness activities.

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Individual and Dual Sports 1

Students will learn the history, skills, rules, terminology, safety, and playing strategies, of four individual and dual sports (specific activities will vary with each high school).  Sportsmanship and the maintenance and/or improvement of personal fitness shall be stressed.  Where facilities permit, all students will have weight training.

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Individual and Dual Sports 2

Students will learn the history, skills, rules, terminology, safety, and playing strategies, of four individual and dual sports which were not taught in Individual and Dual Sports 1 (specific activities will vary with each high school).  Sportsmanship, maintenance, and improvement of personal fitness shall be stressed.

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Individual and Dual Sports 3

The purpose of this survey course is to acquire knowledge of individual and dual sports’ play, develop basic skills in selected individual and dual sports, and maintain and/or improve health-related fitness.  Activities for this course may not be repeated in Individual and Dual Sports 1 or 2.

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Basketball

This course will provide students with opportunities to acquire in-depth knowledge and skills in basketball.  Content will include techniques, strategies, rules, safety, organization and administration of basketball tournaments and other activities, and officiating techniques.  Strategies of team play, individual skill acquisition, and the maintenance and/or improvement of personal fitness will be stressed.

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Team Sports 1

Students will learn safety practices, skills, techniques, rules and strategies in selected team sports.  Health-related components of fitness will be emphasized.  The selected team sports may include, but not be limited to team handball, flickerball, gatorball, speedball, field hockey and track and field. 

Special Note: Activities selected in Team Sports 1 may not be repeated in Team Sports 2.

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Team Sports 2

Students will acquire knowledge of team sports play, develop skills in selected team sports and maintain or improve their health related fitness levels.  Students must understand and be able to apply the physiological principles related to exercise and training.  The selected team sports may include, but not be limited to angle ball, soccer, volleyball, basketball, softball, flag football, and Frisbee games. 

Special Notes: Activities selected in Team Sports 2 must be different from those taught in Team Sports 1.

 

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Volleyball

This course will provide students with knowledge and skills in power volleyball.  It will include the history, rules, terminology, skills, strategies, officiating techniques, and information on the organization and administration of volleyball activities.  Students will also acquire an understanding of the physiological principles related to exercise and training and exhibit an improved or maintained level of physical fitness.

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Driver's Education

Content of the course will include a basic knowledge of driving skills, roadway and traffic tasks, and factors influencing driver performance and driver responsibilities.  Students must be enrolled in a Volusia County public school, school of choice, private, or home-school program in order to register for this course. 

Students must be 15 years old and must have completed one full year of high school on or before the first day of the session.  

Students must have a Florida learner’s permit before registering for this course.

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