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Centennial High School

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Health and PE

Health Dept

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(Left to right) Mrs. Ree, Mr. Nelson, Mr Lundgren, Mrs. Kasey (substitute) Mr. Franzke, Mr. Grandjean

Health and P.E. Department:

 

Aquatics

Teacher(s): Mr. Lundgren
Open to grades 10, 11, 12
Length: Semester
Prerequisite: Successful completion of PE 1
Note: May be repeated for credit

  • This course will focus on a variety of aquatic activities, including swim conditioning and fitness.
  • Students practice the following strokes: freestyle (crawl stroke), backstroke, breaststroke, and elementary backstroke.
  • Other aquatic activities include games and water safety instruction.

Body Dynamics

Teacher(s): Mr. Nelson
Open to grades 10, 11, 12
Length: Semester
Prerequisite: Successful completion of PE 1.
Note: May be repeated for credit

  • This course is designed to improve each student’s overall fitness level.
  • Units may include aerobics, fitness walking, circuit training, yoga, Pilates and weight lifting.
  • The Pacer Test is utilized to measure cardio respiratory fitness level.

 

Health 1

Teacher(s): Mr. Grandjean, Mr. Nelson, Ms Raeburn, Mrs. Ree,
Required
Length: Semester
Instruction will focus on the development of skills and knowledge that will enable students to make positive decisions toward a healthy lifestyle. The curriculum content includes:

  • Fitness and nutrition
  • Substance use and abuse, Gateway Drugs
  • Human Sexuality: Reproductive system, relationships, family planning
  •  Communicable Disease: Sexually transmitted infections
  • Mental Health: Stress and suicide prevention

 

Health 2

Teacher(s): Mr. Franzke, Mr. Grandjean, Mrs. Ree,
Required
Length: Semester
Health 2 includes instruction in the following areas:

  • HIV/AIDS
  • Illicit Drugs
  • Self-esteem
  • 4 REAL Curriculum
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Cancer
  • Violence prevention

 

Lifeguard Training

Teacher(s): Mr. Lundgren
Open to grades 10, 11, 12
Length: Semester
Fee: Optional fee for Red Cross certification
Note: May be repeated for credit
Prerequisite: Successful completion of PE 1 and 500 yd. swim test (may be completed after signing up). Lifeguard Training class will consist of swimming and improving stroke technique, as well as aquatic games.

  • The class includes training as an American Red Cross Lifeguard, which includes certifications in Lifeguard Training, First-Aid, and CPR for the professional Rescuer (must be 15 years old for certification).
  • Students successfully completing the Lifeguard Training portion of this class are eligible to work as American Red Cross lifeguards.

 

Physical Education 1

Teacher(s): Mr. Nelson
Required grade 9
Length: Semester

  • This foundation course required for all 9th grade students introduces concepts, vocabulary, and components of fitness.
  • Fitness For Life is used to help students develop the importance of daily exercise through a variety of activities promoting fitness.
  • Units of instruction include daily exercises and jogging, team sports such as volleyball, basketball, badminton, touch football, soccer, kickball as well as a required swimming unit.
  • Students may be introduced to various lifetime activities such as frisbee games, pickle-ball, tennis, weight training, and spinning.

 

Pilates/Yoga

Teacher(s): Ms. Sommer
Open to grades 10, 11, 12
Length: Semester
Prerequisite: Successful completion of PE 1.
Note: May be repeated for credit

  • This course is designed to improve each student’s overall fitness level.
  • Units may include aerobics, fitness walking, circuit training, yoga, Pilates and weight lifting.
  • The Pacer Test is utilized to measure cardio respiratory fitness level.

 

Recreational Activities

Teacher(s): Mr. Franzke, Mr. Grandjean, Mr. Nelson
Open to grades 10, 11, 12
Length: Semester
Prerequisite: Successful completion of PE 1.
Note: Bowling fee required. May be repeated for
credit.

  • This course may include the following activities: tennis, badminton, bowling, volleyball, ultimate frisbee, frisbee golf, basketball, pickle ball, touch football, capture the flag, and other team and individual activities.
  • The Pacer Test is utilized to measure cardio respiratory fitness level.

Strength and Conditioning

Teacher(s): Mr. Franzke, Mr. Knudsen
Open to grades 9, 10, 11, 12
Length: Semester
Prerequisite: Successful completion of PE 1.
Note: May be repeated for credit

  • This is a class designed to develop a total athlete focusing on a strength development, athleticism and functional dynamic movement to improve athletic goals while preventing/reducing injuries.
  • Athletes will complete a posted daily workout and expected to work hard every day with a lifting partner.
  • Typically, athletes will have 4 days a week in the weight room with 1 day a week in the gym working on agility, flexibility, plyometrics, core strength, and lifting technique.

Swim Instruction

Teacher(s): Mr. Lundgren
Open to grades 10, 11, 12
Length: Semester. Course is graded on P/F basis
Prerequisite: PE 1 and Instructor’s permission
Note: May be repeated for credit

  • This is a class for students who wish to learn how to teach swimming.
  • After being instructed on the process of teaching children how to swim, students will assist with the grade school swim program.
  • Since students will be working with grade school children, it is important that they exhibit maturity and a strong desire to teach swimming.