• Mr. Capone

     Health, Physical Education, Cross Country and Athletics

  • Welcome to the Health, Physical Education, Cross Country and Athletics Department.  

    The 2017-2018 academic year I will be teaching High School and Middle School Health along with Elementary Physical Education and Independent PE.

    Contact me on Remind Text To: 81010
    Health 7th Grade @mracapone
    Health High School @c2428ge
    Independent PE @mracapo

    I'm also the Director of Athletics and Cross Country Coach.  Make sure to  check out the Athletics Page and Cross Country Page for more information about athletics.

  • Educational Goals and Objectives

    Elementary Physical Education:

    Physical Education at the Elementary levels focus on skill development, safe movements, following directions, leadership, sportsmanship and team work.

    Students will learn about their health and physical fitness through different movement based activites.  Students will learn about following directions, team work and sportsmanship through cooperative games with their peers.

    3rd-5th grade students will begin team sports.

    5th grade students will be assigned a locker and are expected to change for all classes.

    Middle School Physical Education:

    Physical Education at the Middle School level focus primarily on lifelong physical fitness and team sports.

    Students will learn about their health and physical fitness through different team sports, cooperative games and lifetime activities. Student will learn about team work and sportsmanship through participating in different team sports and working collectively with their peers. 

    High School Physical Education: 

    Physical Education is required by New York State. All graduating seniors must have passed two credits of Physical Education over the 4 years in High School to graduate. Students earn 1/2 credit per year in grades 9-12.

    Physical Education at the High School level focus primarily on lifelong physical fitness and team sports.

    Students will learn to promote a physically active lifestyle as well as develop teamwork and cooperation skills through a combination of competitive games and lifetime activities.  Students will be exposed to a variety of activities throughout the year.

    Middle School Health:

    Students will gain introductory/age appropriate knowledge about their health and the health of others around them. Students will be aware of the resources available to them in and out of their community and learn what they can do if the have questions or concerns about their health.

    Guest speakers and vidoes will be used to enhance learning.

    High School Health:

    Students will learn about many different factors that will affect theirs or others health throughout their lifetimes.  Students will know where they can go and how they can get help with health issues that relate to them.

    Guest speakers and videos will be used to enhance learning.

  • Supplies

    Health

    Physical Education

    ·       Pen/Pencil

    ·       Change of Clothes

    ·       Notebook or Binder

    ·       Sneakers

    ·       Folder

     

  • Exciting Activities and Guests

    Turkey Trot  Nov 14th 2017

    Spring Fun Run TBD

    Elementary Field Day TBD 

     

     

  • Grading

    Physical Education

     

    Participation

    Effort

    Preparation

    4 - 5

    80-100%

    Always involved in the physical activity/game. 

    Works with teammates successfully.  

    Demonstrates proficiency in skills

    Runs warm-ups.

    Works hard to be involved at every opportunity. 

    On task 90 - 100%

    Encourages peers to be successful

    Knows and follows the rules

    Prepared with clothes.  Change of top, bottom, and proper footwear.

    3 – 4

    60 –80%

    Participates in physical activity/game

    Respects and works well with others.    

    Uses good skills but does not demonstrate proficiency

    Runs warm up

    Usually involved with the game. 

    On task 80 - 90%.

    Knows and follows rules

    Prepared with clothes.

     

    2 – 3

    40-60%

    Minimal participation in physical activity

    Lacks necessary skills to participate successfully in the activity/game

     Does not work well with others

    Does not run warm ups

    Inconsistent, not always involved in the game. 

    On task 70 – 80%

    Sometimes disruptive and demeaning to peers.

    Inconsistent following rules

    Prepared with clothes.

     

    1 –2

    20-40%

    Requires a great deal of prodding to become physically active

    Does not work with teammates

    Does not run warm up

    Not involved in class activities. 

    Does not interact with peers

    Very disruptive.

    Does not follow rules

    Not prepared with clothes

    0 – 1

    0-20%

    Does not participate in physical activities

     

     

    Does not run warm up

    Not involved in class activities. 

    Does not interact with peers

    Very disruptive.

    Cheats, does not follow rules

    Not prepared.

     

     

     

                    

     

     

     High School Health

    Grading Policy

    1. Tests                                                             20% of grade
    2. In-class/Homework                                      20% of grade
    3. Research Paper                                            20% of grade
    4. Research Project                                          20% of grade
    5. Current events                                              15% of grade
    6. Class Participation                                       5% of grade

    Middle School Health

     

    Grading Policy

    1. Tests/Quiz                                                    25% of grade
    2. Class Participation/Attitude                         25 % of grade
    3. In-class work/Homework                             25% of grade
    4. Current events/Projects                                25% of grade