The philosophy of the Physical Education Department is based on the belief that an individual's physical and social development is as important as their academic growth. The Department encourages students to learn skills for participation in a variety of aerobic and anaerobic activities, to gain an understanding of movement and spatial awareness, and to improve personal strength and endurance in order to develop an appreciation for a healthy, active lifestyle. Students will develop sportsmanship, teamwork, and leadership abilities through developmentally appropriate competition. Play Fair, Play Hard, Play Together.
Consequently, the Physical Education Department seeks to impart to its students through its K-12 curriculum an enduring understanding of specific knowledge, principles, and habits of mind such as: