• Physical Education / Health Courses

    If you have questions regarding the Physical Education and Health curriculum, email Mr. Pope (dpope@nhart.org), Department Chairperson, or call him at 315-624-1233.

    The Physical Education/Health Department at the Senior High School includes:

    • Mr. Pope, Chairperson
    • Mr. Mucurio
    • Mrs. Randall 



    Students must earn a half-credit in Health in order to graduate.

    In addition, students must earn a half-credit of Physical Education each year they are in high school for a total of 2 credits. 







    Alternate day half year

    Physical Education 10, 11, 12

    .25 each semester

    1 day a cycle each semester




    ½ unit of credit

    The Health Education Program follows a curriculum based on the most current trends, facts and research available.  Teachers have access to HealthTeacher.com which keeps the curriculum updated. Units include Personal Health and Fitness, Nutrition, Mental Health, and Modern Health Trends/Topics.  Students who complete a health-related course at BOCES do not need to take Health during high school.  All other students must complete this half-credit course in order to graduate.


    PHYSICAL EDUCATION 10, 11, 12 

    ½  unit of credit

    Students at the Senior High are not grouped by grade level in Physical Education classes.  All Physical Education classes at the high school include students in grades 10, 11, and 12, and meet 1 time a cycle all year. Physical Education activities at the Senior High include team sports (such as basketball, soccer, and speedball), in addition to life-time sports (golf, tennis, and bowling).  Cooperative games through Project Adventure, line dancing, swimming and self-defense are also integral components of Physical Education.