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PE & Health

Designed to provide opportunities for students to develop healthy lifelong habits, our PE and health curriculum addresses the physical and emotional aspects of the whole child. Concordia offers a broad curriculum of physical education electives giving each student the ability to fulfill this requirement by selecting courses that most interest them.

Grades 9 & 10 Physical Education*

The high school physical education program at Concordia is specifically designed to improve the students’ understanding and application of fitness through the use of heart rate monitors. Students choose SMART goals related to fitness and reflect on their progress throughout the semester. Intermediate and advanced game strategies and sport skills are also introduced at this level. Healthy competition is encouraged with a strong emphasis on teamwork and sportsmanship. Academic subjects are integrated into physical education lessons whenever appropriate and meaningful connections can be made.

Duration: 1 Semester
Required: Yes Credit: 0.50
Prerequisite: None

Grade 9 Health*

The high school health curriculum provides students with the skills, knowledge and personal-social attributes that can be used across the lifespan. Units primarily focus on mental and emotional health, stress management, nutrition, CPR and first aid, substance abuse, healthy relationships and sex education with an abstinence based philosophy. Learning to become effective communicators, problems solvers and understanding how to make healthy choices is an important component of this curriculum.

Duration: 1 Semester
Required: Yes Credit: 0.50
Prerequisite: None

Lifetime Fitness (G11-G12)*


Lifetime Fitness focuses on sports and activities that will empower students to extend their physical fitness participation into college and beyond. Sports/Activities will include; Ultimate Frisbee, Invasion Games, Badminton, Pickleball, Resistance Training, Circuits and CrossFit. Throughout the semester, students will learn about training their cardiovascular systems and how different metabolic systems are utilized during a variety of activities. In addition to setting fitness goals and documenting their progress, students will learn to assess game play performance, write a media analysis, and identify how games and sports have shaped our societies. The culminating performance will be students leading their peers through a physical education lesson to demonstrate mastery in one or more sports/activities of their choosing.

Duration: 1 Semester
Credit: 0.50
Prerequisite: None

*Denotes one semester course