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P.E. & Health Teaching Staff
The Physical Education and Health courses are part of the School Wellness Program required by the Board of Education Policy 1110-6 and fulfill the requirements of Public Law 108-265 Section 204 and the Healthy Hunger Free-Kids Act (2010).
Click for more information about the Health and Nutrition Education Guidelines.
The goal of physical education (PE) is to support all students in achieving the knowledge, skills and confidence to be physically active for a lifetime. Participation in PE also helps students reach the national recommendation of 60 minutes of physical activity per day.
Regular physical activity builds healthy bones and muscles, improves muscular strength and endurance, reduces the risk for developing chronic disease, improves self-esteem, and reduces stress and anxiety. Research also shows that physical activity can help improve student academic achievement, including grades and standardized test scores.
There are 10 guidelines to support physical education:
Click for more information about the Department's Physical Education and Activity Guidelines.