What is the significance of physical education and health in the MYP?
Physical and health education courses foster the development of knowledge, skills and attitudes that will contribute to a student’s balanced and healthy lifestyle. Through opportunities for active learning, courses in this subject group embody and promote the holistic nature of well-being.
Through physical and health education, students can learn to appreciate and respect the ideas of others, and develop effective collaboration and communication skills.
This subject area also offers many opportunities to build positive interpersonal relationships that can help students to develop a sense of social responsibility.
Health/PE topics at each grade level are Safety, First Aid, Personal Care, Disease Prevention, Tobacco, Alcohol, & Drugs, Nutrition, Emotional Expression/Mental Health, Applied Anatomy & Physiology, Family Life, and a variety of Fitness/Sports Activities.
Junior Leadership Corp
The Junior Leadership Corps program's purpose is to influence students to be motivated to achieve their academic goals and to be successful, productive leaders who make a difference in their communities.