Physical Education, Health, Family and Consumer Sciences
This eclectic department focuses on the same goal:
Healthy Life - Long Skills.
Students will have the necessary knowledge and skills to establish and maintain physical fitness and participate in physical activity, and maintain personal health. Students will acquire the knowledge and ability necessary to create and maintain a safe and healthy environment. Students will understand and be able to manage their personal and community resources.
Lansing offers Physical Education to all grade levels, with its primary focus on learning physical activities that can be life long in order to maintain one's health. Every student in the district receives swimming instruction every year - one beneficial sport that can be lifelong!
Health classes for Elementary students focus on basic health instruction and are given within their classroom curriculum. In the middle school, students in 7th and 8th grades receive a semester of classroom instruction, opposite their physical education class. Fifth and sixth graders attend PAWS and QUEST, which is character education and adolesent development. Each of these classes teach the students how to make healthy choices in their lives. In the High School, all students must complete 1/2 unit of Health, usually sometime during 10th - 12th grade. The High School also offers a Health Elective -- Health, Sports & Nutrition.
Family and Consumer Science is offered in the Middle School, one quarter each year for grades 5, 6 and 7 . The focus is different each year. Topics covered are personal manaagement, survival sewing, nutrition, food preparation, personal finance, citizenship, building a home, entrepreneurship and career discovery.
For more information on the K-12 Physical Education, Health, or the Family and Consumer Science curriculum, please contact: