Health and Physical Education

math The goal of the Physical Education program is the development of a physically-educated person, one who knows the benefits from involvement in physical activity, values physical activity and its contributions to a healthy lifestyle and who has learned skills necessary to perform a variety of physical activities, is physically fit, participates regularly in physical activity.

For more information contact:

Kris Kelso
Program Coordinator
Department of Teaching and Learning




  • Standards
  • Adopted Core Curriculum
  • Teacher Resources
  • Parent Resources

State Standards


District Core Health Standards


Adopted Core Curriculum List


  • Middle School – Holt – Decisions for Health
    • Holt's award-winning health resources promote active exploration of health concepts, character building and life skills by requiring students to apply what they learn within the context of the real world. We offer the most current health guidelines and statistics including updated information about CPR, First Aid, and the USDA's MyPyramid. Online Editions, HealthLinks, Exploring Food and Fitness Choices CD-ROM, and a hand-selected Video Health Series integrate technology to reinforce learning and assure student interaction.


  • High School – Prentice Hall Health
    • The Prentice Hall Health program makes health exciting for students and provides teachers with the resources they need to support content and academic achievement.  By integrating into the program the Teens Talk Video Series, developed in partnership with Discovery Channel, Pearson makes health relevant to students.  The videos, which support every chapter in the book, stimulate classroom discussion of the content and skills essential to successful health education.  An unparalleled array of ancillaries and technology, including a variety of differentiated instruction components, enables Prentice Hall Health to meet the needs of every student at every learning level.

Related Websites

Elementary Websites

Dietary Guidlines for Americans

Dinner with Typhoid Mary


Middle School Websites

Dietary Guidlines for Americans  

High School Websites

Dietary Guidlines for Americans


Parent Resources