Health and Fitness

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Cathy Crabb
Cathy Crabb Health & Fitness Room A2 596-8219 Homepage
Jesse Elam
Jesse Elam P.E. / Health / Baseball Coach Room PE / A-6 596-8230 Homepage
Troy Mickelson
Troy Mickelson Health & Fitness / Science Gym / A7 596-8078 Homepage


Department Goals

  • Physical - The students understand their potential and constantly strive to better their skills, and realize the importance of physical exercise.
  • Social - The students abide by the rules, demonstrate good sportsmanship, accept responsibility, contribute to the welfare of the group, and respect the rights of others.
  • Emotional - The students demonstrate self-control regardless of how trying the situations may be, consider cooperation rather than winning at all costs, and gain relaxation through physical activity as a participant or as a spectator.
  • Mental - The students learn rules, strategies, and an understanding of activities for participation or as a spectator.

Course requirements

Three full semesters of Fitness and One semester of Health (9th grade year) are required for graduation. The staff recommends this be completed during the ninth and tenth grade years. Students wishing to petition for a waiver must meet certain criteria. The waiver process is done by the counselor. To complete a balanced two-year required program of Health and Fitness, it is recommended that students take the following: A. One semester of 9th grade Health and Fitness and One semester of Health B. Two semesters of womens health and fitness, adv. health and fitness, body shape or weight training.