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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)

Physical Education Course Information:

PE Course Info 2021-2022

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

  • Healthy Choices
  • Team Sports I 
  • Team Sports II
  • Recreational Sports
  • Lifetime Fitness
  • Racket Sports
  • Weights I
  • Weights II
  • Postive P.E.
  • Anatonmy/Physiology