Welcome to Hilda Walker Physical Education
Our Philosophy - The goal of the Hilda Walker Physical Education program is to provide students with developmentally appropriate learning opportunities with meaningful content and instruction. All students will develop health-related fitness, physical competence, cognitive understanding and positive attitudes about physical activity that promotes a healthy and physically active lifestyle.
Our Vision Statement - Inspire every student to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Our Mission Statement - We believe that physical education is essential to the education of the whole child. The physical education program provides opportunities for students to attain the skills, knowledge and attitudes essential for a healthy lifestyle.
Our School Physical Education Purpose - To introduce our students to a variety of wellness related activities so that they have the ability to develop a physically active lifestyle for a lifetime.
PE and Health
IL State Standards
State Goal 19: Acquire movement and motor skills and understand concepts necessary to engage in moderate to vigorous physical activity.
State Goal 20: Achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness based upon continual self-assessment.
State Goal 21: Develop skills necessary to become a successful member of a team by working with others during physical activity.
State Goal 22: Understand principles of health promotion and the prevention and treatment of illness and injury.
State Goal 23: Understand human body systems and factors that influence growth and development.
State Goal 24: Promote and enhance health and well-being through the use of effective communication and decision-making skills.
Team Sports: Football, Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Ultimate Frisbee, Kickball
Individual Sports: Bowling, Pickleball, Badminton
Recreational Games: Bean Bags, Disc Golf, Spike Ball, Can Jam
Fitness Activities: Light Dumbbells, Resistance Bands, Trampoline, Agility Equipment, Steps, Battle Ropes, Yoga, Pilates, Drum Fit, Jump Ropes
Health: Nutrition, FITT Principle, Cardio-Respiratory System, Skeletal System, Muscular System
PARENT EXCUSE NOTES
*If a student gets ill or hurt during the school day, the student must see the school nurse for a note in order to be excused from participation. A school nurse’s note is only good for one school day.
*Injuries during class must be reported to the teacher immediately, so that proper treatment can be given.