The Health Physical Education and Recreation Department has as its mission to promote a healthful lifestyle by cultivating an understanding of the importance of wellness and activity throughout one's lifetime. This will be accomplished through both classroom instruction and activity to identify and adopt behaviors that affect students positively both currently and in the future.
Our mission is supported by the following beliefs, which form the department's philosophy:
- We believe that a kinesethetic approach to learning is beneficial in acquiring lifelong skills.
- We believe that establishing health literacy empowers students with skills to manage their own healthful lifestyles.
- We believe that teamwork and sportsmanship are essential for socialization that fosters proper values in cooperation, collaboration, and respect.
- We believe that understanding injury prevention, care, and management are necessary to maintain a long, healthy, and active life.