7th & 8th Grade Physical Education

 

The Physical Education course is designed to teach the value of physical fitness, nutrition, and organized sports – all in the context of the fact that they are masterpieces (Psalm 139:13-18) made by their Creator.

Students will be given the national Presidential Fitness test twice a year. The test covers a variety of different skills, and the students’ goal is to show a marked improvement over the course of the year.

Some examples of what is covered in the course include:

Physical Fitness

  • Muscle development
  • Cardiovascular strengthening
  • Flexibility
  • Agility
  • Distance running

Nutrition

  • Calories
  • Carbohydrates
  • Fat
  • Healthy diet
  • Proper hydration
  • How to interpret food labels

Sports (includes history)

  • Dodge ball
  • Disc Golf
  • Baseball
  • Flag Football
  • Soccer
  • Spikeball
  • Volleyball
  • Tinikling
  • Basketball