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Health & Physical Education Department

Port Richmond High School’s Physical Education program continues to offer challenging and innovative activities for all students.  Our activities include a Cardio Room, a Fitness Center, Social Dance, Selective Courses (sport activities), and Aerobics.  These activities are designed to promote positive, lifelong, healthy attitudes and safe behaviors.

Students are provided with the following opportunities:
       To develop skill-related fitness, such as balance, coordination, agility, strength and speed.
       To develop and maintain physical fitness, including cardiovascular endurance, flexibility & muscular strength and endurance.
       To learn and apply skills and knowledge in a wide range of sports and lifetime activities and
       To develop personal living skills that include: respect for others, cooperation, collaboration, trust, communication, honesty and fair play, decision making, problem solving, conflict resolution and goal setting.

Topics for our Health Curriculum include: Emotional and Mental Health, Violence and Injury Prevention, Nutrition and Physical Activity, Tobacco and Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention and Reducing the Risk (Pregnancy, STI and HIV).