• HEALTH
  • HEALTH

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    7610         Grade 9        1/2 credit               

    The Health course at Lancaster High School is designed to assist students in obtaining accurate information, developing positive attitudes and acceptance of personal responsibility in making wise decisions concerning lifelong health.  A variety of topics are explored with a focus on how lifestyle choices impact our quality of life. There are guest speakers for various topics concerning teen wellness.  This course is a general overview of Health. New York State requires the successful completion of this course for graduation.  How will the choices you make today impact your life tomorrow? 
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    PHYSICAL EDUCATION

  • PHYSICAL EDUCATION 9/10

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    8539          1/2 credit        

    This program is based on cooperation, team building as well as fundamental, intermediate and advanced activity skills and knowledge.  Its primary focus is the New York State Standards:  personal health and fitness, participating in a safe and healthy environment, and resource management.  This course meets every other day for a full year.
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  • PHYSICAL EDUCATION 11/12

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    8540                  1/2 credit each year                   

    This program emphasizes lifetime physical activities, and is based on cooperation, team building and intermediate to advanced activity skills and knowledge.  Its primary focus is to have student achievement reach the mastery level, aligning with the New York State Standards:  personal health and fitness, participating in a safe and healthy environment, and resource management.  This course meets every other day for the full year.
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  • LIFEGUARD TRAINING

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    8550         Grade 10*, 11, 12           1/2 credit            

    Prerequisites:  American Red Cross requires students to be age 15+ at start of course.  Must demonstrate an above average proficiency in swimming.  Students must swim a minimum of 300 yards continuously, then swim an additional 25 yards holding a 10 pound weight (brick) without stopping and also the ability to tread water for a period of time.        * Grade 10 -- by instructor permission only.  
     
    The purpose of this class is to teach students the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies.  The course content and activities prepare students to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies.  Upon successful completion of all course requirements, students will earn American Red Cross certificates for Lifeguarding & First Aid as well as CPR /AED for the Professional Rescuer.
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Last Modified on December 16, 2016