PE Difficulty Scale
**** Intense physical exertion
*** Moderate physical exertion
** Average physical exertion
* Easy physical exertion

***Bigger, Faster, Stronger (BFS)

***Weights – Ravens in Action

**Fitness Sports Recreation is the basic PE course for students looking to enjoy a traditional PE setting. Light w

*Dance, Yoga and Fitness is a course catered to the student that does not enjoy the competitive nature that most PE classes resemble. All activities will be low intensity and non-competitive

Fitness Sports and Recreation (FSR)
Course #: PE404SPE

Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ PE

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: None

PE Rating Scale **

This course is a general Physical Education class developed with the high school student in mind. Cardiovascular Endurance, Muscular Endurance, Muscular Strength, Flexibility and Body Composition are the five components of fitness and will be addressed in the fitness portion of this course. Team sports such as basketball, football, volleyball, soccer, etc. will emphasize team cooperation and competitive play. Individual sports such as tennis, badminton, golf and backyard games will encourage fair play and friendly competition. The overall goal of this course is to expose students to a variety of physical activities and the desire to continue them for a lifetime.

Dance Yoga, and  Fitness (NEW COURSE)
Course: PE411SPE
Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ PE
Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Prerequisites: None

PE Rating Scale: *
This course offers opportunities for aerobic fitness, anaerobic exercise and friendly competition through dance, yoga and various lifetime fitness activities.  Rather than taking a team sports approach to Physical Education, this course offers the opportunity to be creative and experience exercise opportunities that can be continued for years beyond high school.

Bigger, Faster, Stronger (BFS) (NEW COURSE)
Course: PE410SPE
Length & Credit:  1 trimester/.5 credit/ PE
Grade(s): 10,11,12
Prerequisites: None

PE Rating: ***
This course is for the student who desires to pursue and improve full body development through weight training, speed and conditioning, plyometrics, agility and flexibility.  Following the principles of periodization and a rotational set-rep system, students are able to train year round, if desired, and change their muscular size, strength and ultimately their body composition.  BFS will assist students in the areas of self-esteem, self-confidence, positive self-image, goal setting, developing a positive work ethic, and establishing lifelong fitness skills.

Weights – Ravens in Action
Course: PE412SPE
Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ PE
Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Prerequisites: None

PE Rating: ***
This course is for the in season athlete, the out of season athlete, as well as the student looking forward to getting an effective workout daily. Every class period daily will open with a quick dynamic warm-up followed by core strengthening exercises. An emphasis will be placed on core strength training as it is the basis for success in all other lifts and athletic movements. This activity will be followed by an emphasis on our major lifts Bench Press, Squat, Power Cleans, Deadlift, and Push Press. Students will be expected to improve in these lifts and core strength weekly. The next activity every class period will include 15-20 minutes of Auxiliary lifts. Students will have the opportunity to complete the posted workout or choose sport-specific auxiliary lifts. These activities will allow students some independence and the ability to focus on skills they want to improve on. Every class period will end with a 5-20 minute WOD (Workout of the Day). These will be HITT or Crossfit type workouts.

Unified Sports Mentor
Course: PE409SPE-0001
Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit /
Grade(s): 9,10,11,12
This course offers a unique opportunity for students to mentor peers with various disabilities in a physical activity setting.  Unified Sports is a dynamic and inclusive PE program designed to provide students, with all abilities, the opportunity to engage in various sports activities while fostering a sense of unity and teamwork.  The class places a strong emphasis on creating an inclusive and accepting environment where students feel valued and supported.  Unified Sports promotes the development of physical fitness, motor skills, and social connections while also contributing to the overall well-being and growth of each student.

This class is structured around a seasonal format, incorporating soccer in the fall, basketball in the winter, and kickball/track and field in the spring.  In both the fall and winter trimesters, all participating students have the opportunity to participate in a regional competition that is sponsored by Special Olympics Oregon (SOOR). Winning at regionals can also lead to state and national competition.  No other Physical Education course at Ridgeview offers competitive local and statewide field trip opportunities like Unified Sports.