Physical Education and Health
The philosophy of Holy Cross Health and Physical Education department is based on a fundamental belief in God and in the unique dignity of each person. Our programs are designed to provide an atmosphere and environment of respect for life and health which foster a lifetime of spiritual, biological, cultural, and psychological wellness.
All students will learn:
~Health-enhancing personal and interpersonal life skills that promote morals and
values as provided within Catholic Tradition
~The application of the spiritual aspects of those concepts, which will enhance skills
and knowledge of responsible health and physical education throughout life
~Health promotion and disease prevention concepts; students will study
health enhancing materials and methods
~Physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual effects of the
use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs
~Spiritual, biological, cultural, and psychological
aspects of human sexuality and family life
~To apply movement concepts and skills
that foster participation in physical activities throughout life
~Driver education concepts that will apply to
all aspects of operating a motor vehicle.
Holy Cross Students will graduate understanding the importance of lifelong application of physical and health related concepts as provided within the Catholic Tradition.