Semester, 1 credit

Prerequisite: None

In accordance with the state law and the New Castle Community School Corporation, ninth grade boys and girls are required to pass Physical Education I to graduate.  Emphasis will be placed on the health-related fitness and developing skills and habits necessary for a lifetime of activity.  The course will consist of skill development and the application of rules and strategies of complex difficulty in at least three of the following different movement forms: (1) health-related fitness activities (cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition), (2) aerobic exercise, (3) team sports, (4) individual and dual sports, (5) outdoors pursuits, and (6) recreational games.  Adapted physical education must be offered, as needed, in the least restricted environment and must be based on individual assessment.

Students will take physical education five days a week for one semester in order to fulfill their graduation requirements.  There will be a towel and lock fee charge for this class.