As a physical education department, our mission is:
To motivate all students to develop a healthy and satisfying lifestyle that reflects the benefits of physical activity.
To encourage all students to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to participate safely in a variety of fitness activities.
Physical Education plays an important role in the development of the total individual. A healthy body and a healthy mind complement one another.
To teach the importance of a healthy and physically fit body.
To give each individual an opportunity to realize his/her abilities and limitations.
To encourage each individual to strive for improvement and work his/her potential.
To teach the physical skills necessary for successful participation in a variety of physical activities.
To teach the necessary rules, etiquette, and strategies needed to participate skillfully and safely in a variety of activities.
To encourage and develop a positive mental attitude regarding wellness.
To offer activities that will stimulate creativity and independent thinking.
To teach the importance of a regular fitness program.
To teach the individual to accept responsibility.
To provide the student an opportunity to release energy in a controlled and organized manner.
To provide activities that may help students to cope with daily stress.
To help an individual to develop good sportsmanship in both winning and losing situations.
To present opportunities for group interaction.
To help an individual learn to work with others effectively and to contribute in a group cooperatively.
To develop leadership and sportsmanship.
To help students learn to accept the capabilities and limitations of others.
To help students encourage one another to reach their own individual potentials.