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Physical Education & Health

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Physical Education

Welcome to Horizon High School Physical Education & Health

The physical education and health curriculums are designed to provide students with educational opportunities which emphasize strong physical, emotional/mental, social skills.

It is our goal that as a result of participation in these courses students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activity
  • Demonstrate understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to learning and performing physical activities
  • Participate regularly in physical activity
  • Achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness
  • Apply knowledge and skills to engage in lifelong healthy eating
  • Apply knowledge and skills necessary to make personal decisions that promote healthy relationships and sexual and reproductive health
  • Apply knowledge and skills related to health promotion, disease prevention, and health maintenance 
  • Utilize knowledge and skills to enhance mental, emotional, and social well-being
  • Exhibit responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings 
  • Apply knowledge and skills to make health-enhancing decisions regarding the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs
  • Apply knowledge and skills that promote healthy, violence-free relationships
  • Apply personal safety knowledge and skills to prevent and treat intentional or unintentional injury

(adapteded from Colorado Department of Education's Academic Standards)


Horizon's Physical Education and Health course offerings include the following:

  • Healthy Choices
  • Team Sports
  • Recreational Sports
  • Women's Fitness
  • Introduction to Fitness
  • Racket Sports
  • Softball/Volleyball/Basketball
  • Weights I
  • Weights II
  • Postive P.E.
  • Anatonmy/Physiology