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St.HubertCatholic High School For Girls

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Health & Physical Education

Health and Physical Education Chairperson:
 
Mrs. Donna Ellis
 
Health and Physical Education Courses offered at St. Hubert:
 
Health
The purpose of the health program is to help the student make independent informed decisions concerning her physical, mental and social well-being. It encourages the student to discover her unique capability and responsibility for developing attitudes and patterns of behavior that will provide a full and satisfying life. Individual, family and community interests are considered in relation to many factors affecting health in today’s world. Areas of concentration include: alcohol, drugs and tobacco, circulatory system, common female disorders, first aid, heart disease, reproductive system, pregnancy and childbirth, respiratory system, stress, mental health, sexually transmitted diseases, and women’s health issues

Physical Education
This course is designed to meet the physical and recreational needs of adolescents. The program is planned to develop the student’s cardiovascular endurance, muscular endurance, strength and flexibility. Through participation in individual, team, and lifetime sports, the student is able to enhance leadership qualities and self-confidence.