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Fitness for Life Overview
Meet the Staff… Mr. Peifer Mr. Ruczynski Mr. Hennessey Mr. Hahn Mr. Cop Mrs. Andujar Ms. Snodgrass Ms. Lindsey Ms. Rhea
Expectations: Be Respectful! Try Your Best! (Even though it means you MAY NOT deserve an A)
Locker Rooms Lockers are used during class only! Your lock and belongings must be removed at the end of class. If something gets stolen and there was no lock on the locker, we can not help you…Lock your things! You can not leave your belongings in the bleachers. Your locker room will be assigned by your teacher.
Cell Phones No cell phones in class!
Lateness Be on time! You have 10 minutes from when the bell rings for your period to get changed and be in your squad line.
Bathroom There is time built into the schedule before/after class to use the bathroom. Do not ask to go during class! Exceptions will be made on an individual basis.
Profanity, Inappropriate and Disrespectful Behavior Using profanity or inappropriate language is not tolerated. Inappropriate gestures are not tolerated Disrespectful behavior is not tolerated
Food and Drink You many not have any food or drinks (except water) in class. You may have a bottle of water with you in class at any time.
Uniforms You must be in an approved combination of the GCIT uniform to receive full credit. (See syllabus for pricing) You can not alter the uniform in any way. Otherwise it is not considered in uniform. Sneakers must be worn, you may not participate otherwise. Not in GCIT uniform shirt or sweatshirt (-5 points) Not in GCIT uniform shorts or sweatpants (-5 points) Shirt-$5 Sweatshirt-$25 Total- $50 Shorts-$10 Sweatpants-$15 $5 bundle savings
Grading Breakdown 30% Indiv/Dual/Team Activities Daily Assessments of fitness activities/skills/expectations 30% Written Assessments Health Tests/Quizzes and any written work 30% Aquatics Pool Activities 10% Performance Assessments Pre-Test, B 1, Midterm, B 2 and Final Fitness Tests
Grading Your daily grade is based on 20 points Points are deducted from your grade for not meeting the expectations of the class.
Missing Class Medical – Make-up allowed with a note from a doctor or the school nurse. Absent – Make-up allowed School Field Trip – No make-up required with documentation College Visit – No make-up required with documentation Not dressed – No make-up allowed
Making up a missed class Students may come before or stay after school and use the fitness center to make-up a missed day of class. (Hours are 6: 30 a to 8: 00 a and 3: 00 p to 8: 00 p) 1 hour of exercise will make up 1 missed class (max 2 hours a day) You must get the correct form signed at the desk in the fitness center to receive credit. Long term medical see your teacher.
Not dressing for class If you choose not to dress for class and sit out, you will receive a zero for that day. You must sit in the bleachers in the gym your class is in and may only work on other written work. No cell phone use. This day cannot be made up.
Course Overview Week 1: Purchase uniforms Understand Course Expectations Sign syllabus Learn squad lines Pre-Fitness Testing • • Beep Test Sit-ups Push-ups Sit and Reach
Course Overview Weeks 2 – 6: Outdoor Activities • • Frisbee Flag Football Soccer Fitness Center *Jr’s and Sr’s will have a fitness option during outside sports. This is a privilege that will allow students to work on cardiovascular fitness instead of sport activities. See syllabus for further info.
Course Overview Weeks 7 – 8 : Health in classroom Freshmen: Sophomores: Juniors: Seniors: Wellness, Nutrition, Reproduction, Stress Mgmt, Character Driver Education CPR, First Aid, Lifeguarding Drugs, Childbirth, Contraception, Values, Sexuality, Dating Violence, Sex abuse
Course Overview Week 9 -10: Indoor Fitness for Life • • • Volleyball Badminton Basketball Archery (Jr and Sr only) Modified Hockey Midterm Fitness Assessment (Test Grade!) • • Beep Test Sit-ups Push-ups Sit and Reach
Course Overview Week 11 -12: Pool Freshman (Stroke development) Sophomores (Refining strokes and aquatic games) Juniors (Lifeguarding or aquatic fitness) Seniors (Aquatic Fitness)
Pool Expectations: You are required to swim. . Males – Must be appropriate swim attire (no mesh shorts) Females – 1 piece preferred, or a 2 -piece with colored tank top over top. Bring in shampoo, soap, flip-flops, towel, goggles, and plastic bags for wet clothes.
Pool Expectations: If you choose not to swim: See “Not dressing for class” If you cannot swim because of the following: Medical: Excuses must come from appropriate doctor. Menstrual cycle : If you have your while swimming, you must have a parent call, email or write a note to your teacher verify the excuse and dates out.
Pool Expectations: If you can’t swim for a previously stated condition: It must be verified with documentation Bring your gym uniform to class with sneakers. You will be jogging/running an increasing set number of laps in the bleachers while the students swim. Your points will be based on the number of laps completed during your set time.
Course Overview Weeks 13 -14: Repeat Health Weeks 15 -16: Repeat Indoor Fitness for Life Weeks 17 -18: Repeat Pool Week 19: Final Fitness Testing *Please note your rotation may start with either Health, Indoor PE or Pool.
These are Fitness for Life’s Expectations for Class. We promise to have fun, work hard, and respect you! We hope you promise the same… Please print out and have you and a parent sign the sheet stating you understand our Fitness for Life Expectations. This is your first assignment! Due Monday 2/3/20