HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
Shawn DeRose: PE Department Administrator and Director of Student Activities (DSA)
OUR DEPARTMENT CHAIR Teri Davis B.S. in Health and PE, Longwood University
TERI • PE Department Chair and 9thGrade Health and PE Teacher MOTTO:Play Hard, Play Together • Likes about TJ Students: Their supportive nature and their daily effort.
Barry Potoker B.S. in Health and PE, Glassboro State College M.S. in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine, Indiana State University
Barry PE and 9th Grade Health Teacher Certified Athletic Trainer United States Navy Reserve LIKES ABOUT TJ STUDENTS: Their thirst for knowledge, and their enjoyment for learning.
Jeff James B.S. Health and PE, Long Island University
JEFF 9th and 10th Grade Health and PE Teacher, Head Cross Country Coach, Head Track Coach LIKES ABOUT TJ STUDENTS: They are self driven and ambitious.
Heidi Smith B.S. Health and PE, Driver’s Education. George Mason University
Heidi 10th Grade PE Teacher Driver’s Education TeacherBoy’s and Girls Asst. Golf Coach Likes about TJ Students: They are inquisitive.
David Gardziel B.S. in Education Virginia Tech
DAVE 9th and 10th Grade PE, Assistant Director of Student Activities MOTTO: The only difference between a dream and reality is a little hard work. • Likes about TJ Students: THEIR POSITIVE OUTLOOK AND WORK ETHIC.
Jacob Rapp B.S. Health and PE, Liberty University M.S. Education, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
JACOB 10th Grade Health and PE Teacher, Asst. JV Baseball Coach Freshman Football Coach MOTTO “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” Vince Lombardi LIKES ABOUT TJ STUDENTS: “ I love how intelligent TJ students are while simultaneously being clueless.”
HEALTH 9 INSTRUCTORS: Barry Potoker and Teri Davis • A nine week study of alcohol, tobacco, • and other drug use prevention (ATOD), Nutrition, • Environmental Health, and AHA Heartsaver Adult • & Child CPR as well as AED training.
Program of Studies • 1. Personal Health • 2. Disease Prevention • 3. Alcohol and Drug Use Prevention • 4. Emotional and Social Health • 5. Injury and Violence Prevention • 6. Research Presentation
HEALTH 10 INSTRUCTORS: Jeff James, Jacob Rapp
HEALTHY CHOICESGRADE 10 • PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH • NUTRITION • INJURY AND VIOLENCE PREVENTION • HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
COURSE OBJECTIVES: • STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO: • MAKE DECISIONS THAT ENHANCE HEALTH • SET GOALS FOR PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH • ACCESS VALID INFORMATION AND USE THAT INFORMATION TO ENHANCE HEALTH • INVESTIGATE WAYS IN WHICH PEERS, FAMILY, AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS CAN WORK TOGETHER TO BUILD SAFE AND HEALTHY COMMUNITIES.
DRIVER EDUCATION INSTRUCTORS: Heidi Smith • A nine week classroom study (36 hours) of instruction including driving skills, safety and SOL standards.
New Law 2010Partner’s for Safe Teen Driving • Student must attend with his/her parent or guardian • Attendance for the full 90-minute presentation is required • Those arriving late Will Not be admitted • Those leaving early Will Not receive a Certificate of Attendance or DEC-1 card. • Proper completion of a Registration form is required at the conclusion of the 90-minute presentation. • Any questions or concerns please email. • firstname.lastname@example.org
Assembly Dates for 2011-2012are posted on the TJ website! • October 12, 2011/1stAssembly Date
Behind the Wheel • The state requires 14 hours of BTW instruction. 7 days/ 2 hours per day. • You must have completed at least 10 hours of classroom time before you will be allowed to start your BTW class through FCPS.
Licensing requirements for 16 and 17 year olds • 16 years and 3 months • Learners permit-9 months • Classroom driver education—36 hours • BTW-14 hours and pass the DMV approved road test • 45 hour log (15 hours after sunset) • Signed parent permission form on TDL-180-Day Driver’s License along with their driver’s license number or DMV- issued ID card number. • Parent/Guardian signature on the PPF-07 certifying proof of proper insurance.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTORS: Teri Davis, Jeff James, Barry Potoker, Heidi Smith, David Gardziel, Jacob Rapp
Physical Education Requirements • Freshmen are required to complete three quarters of activity and one quarter of Health Education. • Sophomores are required to complete two quarters of activity, one quarter of Health (Family Life Education), and one quarter of Driver Education. Physical Education Objectives: • To analyze movement concepts and principles to enhance motor skills acquisition and performance. • To help each student improve his/her physical fitness through a variety of fitness and conditioning activities. • To assist in the development of cooperation, leadership, and sportsmanship.
Student Responsibilities while in Physical Education: • Be on time for every class. • Wear the appropriate uniform. • Be an active participant in all activities. • Be attentive and respectful during class. • Make up all missed classes (excused) through eighth period activities. (after three blocks). • Adhere to the Thomas Jefferson Honor Code. Non Dress/Non Participation: • A note from a parent or guardian is required to excuse a student from any class participation. The note must be brought each day with the reason for non participation. If a student is to be excused more than three days in succession, a doctor’s note is required. The note should state which activities the student can and cannot participate in. If a student becomes ill at school, he/she should notify the teacher and a clinic pass will be issued.
During Physical Education students will be evaluated on the following: • Performance • Written Tests • Skill Assessment
Locks and Lockers: Each student is required to purchase a combination lock to use on their assigned locker. Students should lock up all belongings during class. Do not bring valuables into the locker room! KEY LOCKS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE!!
SCHOOL INFORMATION AND CONTACTS: http://www.tjhsst.edu/
“EXERCISE AND RECREATION ARE AS NECESSARY AS READING, I WILL SAY RATHER MORE NECESSARY BECAUSE HEALTH IS WORTH MORE THAN LEARNING.” THOMAS JEFFERSON