Please note the following:
1. Students must have on sneakers that either tie or Velcro to be able to participate in Physical
Education. Slip-on sneakers are not appropriate. Not wearing the proper sneakers will result in
a "0" for the day.
2. Students receive one grade for the combination of both Health and Physical Education.
3. In Physical Education, a student's grade is determined by the following factors - Effort (including
warm-up, Sportsmanship/Cooperation, Rules/Tactics and Performance/Skills
4. Health is scheduled to begin in early October, with an exact date to follow. Health usually runs
until mid-March, dependent on the weather.
Physical Education - Intro to PE, Tag Games, Stations, Fall Mile Run and Lead-up Flag Football
Please note that the nurse will be recording heights, weights and
performing vision screenings during one physical education class
OCTOBER: Please note that Health will begin on Oct. 5th. - Days F, B and D
Health: DARE - taught by the Upper Saucon police department. Topics covered will include
Responsibility, Decision Making, Drug Information and Risk Factors/Consequences
Physical Education - Flag Football, Capture the Flag and Pumpkin Bowling
Students of the Month - Liz V. and Connor K.
NOVEMBER: Health classes will not be held during conference week
Health: DARE - Responsibility, Decision Making, Drug Information, Risk Factors/Consequences,
Refusal Skills and Stress
Physical Education - Indoor Soccer, Prison Ball, Keeper of the Kingdom, Hunger Games and Student
of the Month Selection
Health: DARE - Responsibility, Decision Making, Peer Pressure, Stress, Confident Communication,
Physical Education- Cooperative Game: Survivor Island, Holiday Games, Cone Flipping and Student
of the Month Selection
Students of the Month - Meghan C. and Shawn K.
JANUARY: DARE project/written report assigned
Project due dates: Day F - 1/20, Day D - 2/3 and Day B 2/21
Health: DARE - Marijuana and Project Assigned. What is Health? and Nutrition - Life Skills
Physical Education - Floor Hockey, Individual Competitions - Jump Rope, Hula Hoop and Jump the
FEBRUARY - Students of the Month: Valerie C. and Carter A.
Health: Nutrition - MyPlate, Label Reading and Puberty
Physical Education: SPUD, Vertical JIndoor Softball, Scooter Relays and Student of the Month Selection
MARCH - DARE Graduation Assembly will be held March 3rd
Health: Completed - Students will have PE both days of the cycle for the rest of the year
Physical Education: Balance Relays, Basketball Hot Shot, Dr. Ball, Bridge Tag, Empire, Keeper of the Kingdom, Mat ball and Partner Cooperation Activities - Partner Tag and Mat
APRIL - Students of the Month: Tessa S. and Ian M.
Physical Education - Line Tag, Spring Mile Run, Team Cooperative Activity - TicTacToe Relay,
Intro to Wrestling, Climbing Wall and Rescue 911
- Field day is scheduled for Thursday, June 1st with the rain date being the next day
Physical Education - Team Handball, Capture the Flag, Keeper of the Kingdom, Volleyball Lead-Up and