Physical Education Mr. Ervin Ms. Spangler Mr. Heinze Mrs. Gigiel Mr. Judge
Freshman & Sophomore Junior & Senior • Being capable to demonstrate understanding of skills, rules and knowledge needed to participate in a variety of activities. • 75% participation (playing the different activities) • 25% knowledge (tests, quizzes, worksheets) • Students are able to select an activity and demonstrate the skills, rules and knowledge gained from participation at the 9th and 10th grade levels. • 100% Participation Physical Education Grading
Participation • The participation grade for all students is comprised of many different aspects of effort • Outstanding effort • Good Sportsmanship • Encouragement of classmates • Some behaviors may lead to a lower participation grade. • Tardy to class • Rules Violation • Abuse of facilities or equipment • Inappropriate behavior or language • Not being prepared for class • Cutting class
9th and 10th grade 11th and 12th grade • Football • Soccer • Speedball • Volleyball • Ping pong • Pickle ball • Handball • Softball • Frisbee • Football • Soccer • “Arena” football • High Challenge Course • Power Walking • Volleyball • Handball • Weight room/ training videos • Frisbee • Golf • Softball Activities offered
Attendance Policy • Each marking period a student is allowed 5 absences without consequence • At the 6th , and every two after (8, 10, 12…), a student will be required to make up a class • During a study hall • During lunch if pre-arranged with teacher • If the class is not made up then the student will earn an unprepared (-7 points)
Articles– you are to turn in a report of a current event article. The first paragraph should summarize the article, including all of the important facts, the title, and where the article is from. The second paragraph will be a reaction. Tell me what you learned from the article, or how you feel about it. It does not have to be longer than a paragraph, but it must contain the above two things. Car reviews do not count as articles!! Workbook– you will be responsible for turning in workbook pages on test days. All sections of the workbook must be completed and correct to receive full credit. The workbook chapters will correspond to the text, and can be used as a study guide for that weeks test.
Special Projects/Class work – you are responsible to complete any work assigned during class. We will engage in various projects that include researching new and used cars, hands on learning, and researching and discussing current drivers ed topics. Tests – we will usually have one test per week, covering two chapters. Tests will normally be on the fourth day of our block schedule. The test will consist of multiple choice, short answer, matching and short essays. In class, we will discuss portions of the chapter, but may not cover everything. You are responsible for reading the entire chapters on you own.
State Test At the end of the marking period, students will take the New Jersey state issued written test in school. We will review in depth the material that will be covered. The test consists of 50 multiple-choice questions that are worth 2 points apiece. You must score at least an 80 to pass.
Graduated Drivers License • At 16, you may get your special learners permit, as long as you have passed the written and vision test. You must have your permit for 6 months before taking the road test. • At 17, you will receive a provisional license if you pass the road test. • At 18, you will receive a unrestricted license if you have gone one year violation free.
No driving between 12:01 a.m. and 5 a.m. See GDL Exemptions for exceptions due to employment or religious reasons .Passengers must be from your household. Only one additional person from outside your household is allowed in the vehicle. provisional lisence
Why have a GDL program? • Graduated driver licensing programs reduce, by an average of 11 percent, the incidence of fatal crashes of 16-year-old drivers. • Researchers also found a 16-21 percent reduction in fatal crashes when programs included an age requirement in addition to a wait of at least three months before allowing teens to apply for their intermediate-stage license, plus nighttime driving restrictions.
Health EducationGrades 9, 11 & 12 Mrs. Lattarulo and Ms. Spangler
Senior Health CurriculumHealthy Lifestyles • Wellness • Stress Management • Mental Health • Nutrition • Eating Disorder • Drugs and Alcohol • Addiction Grades: Current Event Assignments, Quizzes, Debate, Class work, Class Participation
Junior Health Curriculum • Gender Roles • Sexual Health • Teen Pregnancy • STDs • Dating Violence • Sexual Harassment • Drugs and Alcohol • CPR/AED training Grades: Quizzes, speaker discussion forums, STD project, Class work, Class Participation
Freshman Health CurriculumFamily Life Education • Self Esteem • Sexual Development • Reproductive Health • Pregnancy • Healthy relationships • Drugs and Alcohol • Eating Disorders Grades: Quizzes, Self esteem project, research project, Class work and Class participation