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Sylvia Boucher, MA, ACE

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Physical Education Syllabus

West Mesa High School

Foundations of Physical Education

Mrs. Sylvia Boucher MA, Physical Education

Office: Old Gym #215               Phone: 831-6993        E-mail: boucher_s@aps.edu

Course Description-

Physical Education is a requirement for graduation and is a prerequisite for all elective physical education courses.  Foundations of physical education will be the focus with an emphasis on fitness concepts and activity objectives (skill, knowledge, and attitude) that will contribute to a lifetime commitment to activity and fitness. Physical education is structured to enhance and encourage each student’s growth physically, mentally, and socially.  This includes development of motor skills, coordination, strength, stamina, fitness, recreational pursuit, prevention of injury and the promotion of wellness and health

 

Objectives of Physical Education:

As developed by the New Mexico Department of Education, course standards include:

  1. The student will be competent in many movement forms.
  2. The student will understand how and why one moves in a variety of situations and will use this information to enhance his or her own skills.
  3. The student will achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.
  4. The student will exhibit a physical active lifestyle and will understand that physical activity provides opportunities

 for enjoyment, challenge and self-expression.

  1. The student will demonstrate responsible personal behavior while participating in movement activities.
  2. The student will demonstrate responsible social behavior while participating in movement activities and understand the importance of respect for others.
  3. The student will understand the interrelationship between history, culture, games, sports play and dance.

 

 

Attendance / Tardy / Medical Excuses:

-Students are expected to be in class, and on time. You will have 5 minutes after the tardy bell to report to designated area. School and district policy will be enforced for both attendance and tardy. Work missed due to unexcused absences or no dress, cannot be made up. All tests/work missed for excused absences must be made up promptly upon return.

-If there is a medical reason you are unable to participate, you must provide a note from parent/ guardian explaining the situation. Any conditions requiring more than 1 day without activity require a physician note.

 

Grading Policy:

Grades will be received based on total points earned in respect to total points possible. Each day is valued at 20 points.

            Dress- 10 points daily

            Participation- 10 points daily

Unit Assessments- 10 % of total grade

            Fitness Assessment- 10% of total grade

            Final- 10% of total grade

 

Expectations:

-Students are expected to abide by school policies stated in the student handbook.  Policies regarding language and mechanical devises will be enforced in Physical Education. No cursing. No cellphones.

-Students are required to dress out for class. You are to be in red athletic shorts and a white t-shirt. You may purchase a uniform for $20. You must wear properly laced athletic shoes.

-You will also need a combination lock for your assigned PE locker. No sharing. This is where you will keep your uniform. Uniforms are to be taken home and washed weekly.

-Although PE is an activity class you will be required to have a section in your AVID binder for this class.

 

Student Signature ____________________________ Parent Signature ________________________________

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Yoga/Pilates Levels 1 and 2 Syllabus

 

Yoga/Pilates Levels 1 and 2

Mrs. Sylvia Boucher MA, Physical Education

Office: Old Gym #215               Phone: 831-6993        E-mail: boucher_s@aps.edu

Course Description-This course combines movements from yoga and pilates. The focus of this class is on motor learning strategies, body awareness, stress reduction, body awareness, stress reduction, breath work, balance, and functional movement. The student gains muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility. Areas of study include, but are not limited to, movement forms, movement concepts and principles, physically active lifestyle, physical fitness, personal and social behaviors, cultural awareness and personal enjoyment. Reading, writing, speaking, and research strategies are integrated throughout the course.

 

Objectives:

As developed by the New Mexico Department of Education, course standards include:

  1. The student will be competent in many movement forms.
  2. The student will understand how and why one moves in a variety of situations and will use this information to enhance his or her own skills.
  3. The student will achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.
  4. The student will exhibit a physical active lifestyle and will understand that physical activity provides opportunities

 for enjoyment, challenge and self-expression.

  1. The student will demonstrate responsible personal behavior while participating in movement activities.
  2. The student will demonstrate responsible social behavior while participating in movement activities and understand the importance of respect for others.
  3. The student will understand the interrelationship between history, culture, games, sports play and dance.

 

 

Attendance / Tardy / Medical Excuses:

-Students are expected to be in class, and on time. You will have 5 minutes after the tardy bell to report to designated area. School and district policy will be enforced for both attendance and tardy. Work missed due to unexcused absences or no dress, cannot be made up. All tests/work missed for excused absences must be made up promptly upon return.

-If there is a medical reason you are unable to participate, you must provide a note from parent/ guardian explaining the situation. Any conditions requiring more than 1 day without activity require a physician note.

 

Grading Policy:

Grades will be received based on total points earned in respect to total points possible. Each day is valued at 20 points.

            Dress- 10 points daily

            Participation- 10 points daily

Unit Assessments- 10 % of total grade

            Journals- 10% of total grade

            Final- 10% of total grade

 

Expectations:

-Students are expected to abide by school policies stated in the student handbook.  Policies regarding language and mechanical devises will be enforced in Yoga/Pilates  No cursing. No cellphones.

-Students are required to dress out for class. You are to be in black shorts and a white t-shirt. You must wear properly laced athletic shoes.

-You will also need a combination lock for your assigned locker. No sharing. This is where you will keep your clothes for class. Clothes are to be taken home and washed weekly.

-Although Yoga/Pilates is an activity class you will be required to have a section in your AVID binder for this class.

 

Student Signature ____________________________ Parent Signature ________________________________

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Team and Individual Sports

Please be prepared for class.

Required $15 class fee due the first week of school.

Please make checks out to West Mesa Team Sports.

 

Students must wear blue shirt and black or red shorts and athletic shoes every class meeting.  A lock is required for student locker. Backpacks must be placed in locker during class. No cell phones allowed during class. 

 

West Mesa High School

Team and Individual Sports 

Mrs. Boucher MA, Physical Education

Office: Old Gym #215               Phone: 831-6993 ext. 57328       E-mail: boucher_s@aps.edu

Course Description-

 

This course emphasizes learning and improving techniques, skills, and strategies in Team and Individual Sports. The student is introduced to at least six of the following sports, but not limited to golf, badminton, swimming, bowling, tennis, weight lifting, cycling, mountaineering, flag football, soccer, basketball, lacrosse, ultimate frisbee, pickleball, hockey, team handball and softball. Literacy strategies are integrated throughout the course. 

 

Objectives 

As developed by the New Mexico Department of Education, course standards include:

  1. The student will be competent in many movement forms.
  2. The student will understand how and why one moves in a variety of situations and will use this information to enhance his or her own skills.
  3. The student will achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.
  4. The student will exhibit a physical active lifestyle and will understand that physical activity provides opportunities

 for enjoyment, challenge and self-expression.

  1. The student will demonstrate responsible personal behavior while participating in movement activities.
  2. The student will demonstrate responsible social behavior while participating in movement activities and understand the importance of respect for others.
  3. The student will understand the interrelationship between history, culture, games, sports play and dance.

 

 

Attendance / Tardy / Medical Excuses:

-Students are expected to be in class, and on time. You will have 5 minutes after the tardy bell to report to designated area. School and district policy will be enforced for both attendance and tardy. Work missed due to unexcused absences or no dress, cannot be made up. All tests/work missed for excused absences must be made up promptly upon return.

-If there is a medical reason you are unable to participate, you must provide a note from parent/ guardian explaining the situation. Any conditions requiring more than 1 day without activity require a physician note.

 

Grading Policy:

Grades will be received based on total points earned in respect to total points possible. Each day is valued at 20 points.

            Dress- 10 points daily

            Participation- 10 points daily

Unit Assessments- 10 % of total grade

            Fitness Assessment- 10% of total grade

            Final- 10% of total grade

 

Expectations:

-Students are expected to abide by school policies stated in the student handbook.  Policies regarding language and mechanical devices will be enforced in Team Sports. No cursing. No cellphones.

-Students are required to dress out for class. You are to be in red athletic shorts and a white t-shirt. You may purchase a uniform for $20. You must wear properly laced athletic shoes.

-You will also need a combination lock for your assigned PE locker. No sharing. This is where you will keep your uniform. Uniforms are to be taken home and washed weekly.

 

Student Signature ____________________________ Parent Signature ________________________________