Health and Physical Education – Grade 8

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Health & Physical Education


Curriculum units include volleyball, Tchoukball, pickleball, rhythmic patterns, speedball, biking, in-line skating, lacrosse, personal fitness, strength training, and fitness lab activities.  For safety reasons, students are required to wear appropriate clothing suitable for an activity class: shorts, crew neck t-shirt, socks and tennis shoes. All clothing must meet the school’s dress code requirements.

The goal of eighth grade health is to continue to help students make healthful decisions that enhance their wellness and safety. Curriculum units include personal fitness and nutrition, family life, and first aid and safety. Fitness Lab curriculum includes circuit training benefits, target heart rate, and interval training benefits.